Flight services and support http://www.timesaerospace.aero/ en Emirates restarts operations at concourse A DXB http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/emirates-restarts-operations-at-concourse-a-dxb <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Dubai International Airport (DXB) is expected to see a high volume of travellers passing through DXB's Terminal 3 during the holiday period.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Emirates has also been ramping up its operations to meet the surge in international air travel demand, and with the reopening of Concourse A, Emirates will be fully operating all of its dedicated Concourses at Dubai International, expanding its operational capabilities and facilities on the ground to improve the travel journey for its customers travelling to and through Dubai.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-26T12:00:00Z">Fri, 26/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Emirates has restarted operations at Concourse A at Dubai International ahead of the peak travel period.</span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-1" id="vote" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-1" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--2--description" id="edit-vote--2" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--2--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-fyab9j0munkegqu7zjnl3au3ofhfvfje4nuyajz-nky" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-fyAB9J0mUNkegqU7ZjNl3aU3OfHfVfJE4NuYAjz_nkY" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-1" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_1" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/Dubai%20first%20call%20check%20in.jpg" width="5147" height="3372" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:55:38 +0000 eNethersole 64101 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Etihad Airways opens early check-in facility during peak holiday http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/etihad-airways-opens-early-check-in-facility-during-peak-holiday <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi International Airport expect to welcome a large volume of passengers over the coming week, which will continue as the school holidays begin in mid-December.</span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The early check-in service is available from 25 November to 31 December, allowing passengers to check in from 8 hours up to 24 hours before their flight.</span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-25T12:00:00Z">Thu, 25/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">As the UAE gears up to host celebrations for the country’s Golden Jubilee, Etihad Airways has opened a dedicated Early Check-In facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport.</span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-2" id="vote--2" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-2" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--4--description" id="edit-vote--4" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--4--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--2" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-iqcdxribsnn-zt-zmmrfl5ekcr8lq-j-0qmormid6c4" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-iQcDXribsnN-zt_zmmRfl5EKcR8Lq_j-0qMORmId6c4" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-2" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_2" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/B787-9%20Dreamliner.jpg" width="1280" height="848" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 25 Nov 2021 09:34:00 +0000 eNethersole 64091 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Jambojet partners with Cellulant http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/technology/jambojet-partners-with-cellulant <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The bilateral partnership will see Jambojet reward 1,100 customers with discount vouchers worth Kes.1000 each, while making a booking to any of its destinations, as part of the Now Travel Ready Campaign that aims to encourage travel.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“The customer is at the heart of our operations. We would not have achieved the milestones we have attained this year without our customers’ support. For this, we have partnered with Cellulant, Jambojet’s mobile payments aggregator, to appreciate them with discount vouchers,” said Karanja Ndegwa, CEO &amp; managing director, Jambojet.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The month-long partnership will run until December 13, &nbsp;2021 where 50 vouchers each weekday during the campaign duration. The voucher numbers will be published on Jambojet’s Facebook and Twitter pages every weekday at 7am and will apply on a first come first serve basis.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Digital payments are an accelerator for growth offering customers a seamless experience and businesses multiple avenues to scale,” said Faith Nkatha, Cellulant country manager in Kenya. “We believe in making it easy for people to do business across Africa and our partnership with Jambojet reinforces our&nbsp; commitment to do so through digitised payments.”</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-22T12:00:00Z">Mon, 22/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Jambojet has partnered with Cellulant, a Pan-African payments company, to reward Jambojet customers with discount vouchers as they book flights.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-3" id="vote--3" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-3" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--6--description" id="edit-vote--6" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--6--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--3" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-ax2dtbedsnov6ogieuxt6kyqwefejxfl1xuekc-g-w" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-Ax2DtBeDsnov6oGIeUXT6kyQWeFeJxfl1XUEKC--G-w" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-3" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_3" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/JamboJet.png" width="1230" height="640" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 22 Nov 2021 11:09:27 +0000 eNethersole 64066 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero EgyptAir opens new office in Doha http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/events/egyptair-opens-new-office-in-doha <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Amr Abu Elenin, chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company said that the opening of the new office is part of the airline’s strategy to develop all travel procedures and services provided to its customers around the world.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“The office provides customer-related services in addition to marketing and sales. It also includes a call centre, equipped with the latest technologies to provide all travel and booking services. The staff is highly experienced and professional in the field of aviation and its services,” said Abu Elenin.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-10T12:00:00Z">Wed, 10/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">EgyptAir has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-4" id="vote--4" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-4" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--8--description" id="edit-vote--8" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--8--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--4" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-rpa4srekavks0kjev4dunlcwei5oi8jqga1esdp2tnk" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-rpA4SrEKavKS0KJev4dUnlCwEI5oI8JqGa1ESDp2Tnk" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-4" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_4" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/EgyptAir-A220.jpg" width="1920" height="1282" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 10 Nov 2021 19:42:45 +0000 eNethersole 63927 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Flynas launches first international flights to AlUla http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/route-planning-and-tourism/flynas-launches-first-international-flights-to-alula <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Starting from November 19,&nbsp; 2021, the first international routes into AlUla will take off from Dubai and Kuwait. Domestic routes added as part of the expansion include Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah. The announcement marks the first time that international travellers will enjoy direct access to one of the most significant archeological and historical sites in the world.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">CEO at Flynas Bander Almohanna said: “We are excited to make AlUla more accessible to all travellers in the region, a destination that is truly unique and never fails to impress even the most experienced travellers.” He then added, “We are confident that our partnership with the Royal Commission for AlUla will be one of many contributing factors to achieving the ambitious targets of Saudi Vision 2030 advancing the Kingdom’s position as a leading regional and global tourism destination.”</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Phillip Jones, chief destination management and marketing officer for Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) said: “For millennia, AlUla has been a crossroads of civilisations. Our ancient oasis has welcomed travellers and settlers to share commodities, ideas and build communities. Today is a huge milestone for AlUla as we will once again be on the international travellers route. Visitors can directly access AlUla with flynas direct flights from Dubai and Kuwait we look to introducing more visitors to the monumentality of the destination.”</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-10T12:00:00Z">Wed, 10/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Flynas has announced its latest flights expansion including the first ever direct international flights into AlUla International Airport. </span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-5" id="vote--5" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-5" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--10--description" id="edit-vote--10" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--10--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--5" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-zmztsmmo9bka6nshnjhjakbrqax9an-ertholurpeh0" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-zMzTSMmO9bkA6nshNJHjAkBrQaX9an-eRTHOlurPeh0" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-5" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_5" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/route-planning-and-tourism" hreflang="en">Route planning and tourism</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/Incense%20Road%20AlUla%20Old%20Town.jpg" width="6307" height="4205" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 10 Nov 2021 10:37:45 +0000 eNethersole 63918 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Gulf Air celebrates launch of its Boutique Charter Services http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/flight-services-and-support/gulf-air-celebrates-launch-of-its-boutique-charter-services <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The service allows its global clientele to book private direct charter flights with personalised itineraries after their first Boutique Charter flight had landed back from Malaga, Spain.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The event was held in the airline’s headquarter in Muharraq, where Gulf Air’s acting chief executive officer Captain Waleed Abulhameed AlAlawi recognised some of the airline’s staff from the commercial and operations departments for their efforts to make this project a success by distributing certificates of appreciation.</span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Captain Waleed Abdulhameed AlAlawi said: “This is yet another achievement to add for the National Carrier as a direct result of the success of its boutique strategy as we continue to cater to passengers preferences in the tourism and travel sector. This success would not have been possible if it wasn’t for all the efforts of our distinguished staff that worked really hard on this project to realise its fruitful results; and for that I thank each and every one of them.”</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-08T12:00:00Z">Mon, 08/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Gulf Air celebrates launch of its Boutique Charter Services.</span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-6" id="vote--6" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-6" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--12--description" id="edit-vote--12" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--12--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--6" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-4pemn9ioizwf1gpsbbzaabwwwhqesdfbruwr5m6ounu" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-4PEmn9IoIZWf1gpsBbZaabwwwhqEsDfBRuwr5M6ounU" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-6" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_6" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/Gulf%20Air%20B787_0.jpg" width="950" height="633" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 08 Nov 2021 14:40:30 +0000 eNethersole 63905 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Airlink steps up fight against illegal wildlife trade http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/flight-services-and-support/airlink-steps-up-fight-against-illegal-wildlife-trade <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The illegal wildlife trade is valued between USD $50-150 billion (approximately between ZAR730 billion - ZAR2,19 trillion at current exchange rates) per year and is one of the five most lucrative global crimes. Illegal killing and trading of wild animals is a global crisis, with species being hunted to extinction for their horns, skins and teeth.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The programme, run by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and United for Wildlife (UFW), will involve training for all Airlink front-line staff, including cabin crew, check-in, ground handling and cargo personnel across the airline’s entire network of South African domestic and Southern African regional destinations.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">In addition, Airlink is revising its policies and intervening across its entire supply chain to introduce measures designed to thwart the scourge, which is especially acute in Southern Africa, where it continues to destroy biological diversity and decimate species of animals in astonishing numbers.&nbsp;&nbsp; Allied to this, Airlink will also launch a customer awareness campaign for travellers and shippers of airfreight consignments.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The programme marks the expansion of Airlink’s commitment to combatting illegal wildlife trade under the 2016 Buckingham Palace Declaration and as a member of the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Airlink took a stand against the illegal wildlife trade by signing the landmark 2016 Buckingham Palace Declaration and becoming a member of the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce.&nbsp; Now we taking this commitment even further by implementing the global best practices developed under IATA/UFW Illegal Wildlife Trade programme,” said Airlink CEO and managing director, Rodger Foster. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Training, which will commence this month, will be delivered through a series of e-modules, each about an hour long, covering an introduction to the trade, what to look for, how to report it and how to handle wildlife products.&nbsp; Refresher courses will be provided annually. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Our expanding route network facilitates trade and creates new economic opportunities throughout Southern Africa, but with this growth comes a responsibility to protect and preserve the incredible biodiversity and wildlife that makes Southern Africa so unique.&nbsp; Airlink is proud to be at the forefront of this fight to stop the illegal wildlife trade,” added Foster.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-05T12:00:00Z">Fri, 05/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Airlink will implement a programme involving training, new processes and supply chain interventions to identify and combat illicit wildlife trade.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-7" id="vote--7" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-7" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--14--description" id="edit-vote--14" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--14--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--7" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-4zgy4cpousnwacfr50s07zgakmbukqr7myskzizltfq" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-4zGy4cpOusnWacFr50S07ZGakmbukqr7mySkZiZltFQ" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-7" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_7" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/Airlink.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 04 Nov 2021 22:38:54 +0000 eNethersole 63894 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Gulf Air launches “Boutique Charters” http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/flight-services-and-support/gulf-air-launches-boutique-charters <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The service allows its global clientele to book private direct charter flights with personalised itineraries.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The new service is available to government and corporate delegations, group travel, destination weddings, private family holidays as well as private cargo consignments. Available on various types of aircraft from the airline’s young fleet, the private charter services can be booked on narrow body fleet, Airbus A320neo or A321neoLR, or on wide body fleet, the airline’s flagship Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-03T12:00:00Z">Wed, 03/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Gulf Air has launched a private charter services under the title of “Boutique Charters”.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-8" id="vote--8" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-8" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--16--description" id="edit-vote--16" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--16--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--8" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-pbnp9sgmxyn8wk3b0xmtq8wohqlc3apck8y3qqmyi2q" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-PBNp9SgMxyN8wK3b0Xmtq8wOhqlc3ApCk8Y3qqMyi2Q" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-8" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_8" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/Gulf%20Air%20B787.jpg" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 03 Nov 2021 13:18:28 +0000 eNethersole 63877 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Qatar Airways rolls out improved corporate rewards programme http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/flight-services-and-support/qatar-airways-rolls-out-improved-corporate-rewards-programme <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">First launched in January 2019, “Beyond Business” catered mainly to the corporate travel needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). The new and improved “Beyond Business” caters to companies of all sizes, offering greater flexibility and tailored business travel solutions.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Soft-launched in July 2021, feedback on the new “Beyond Business” has been positive, and the updated programme is now officially launched and features five exclusive tiers, Elevate, Accelerate, Ascent, Advance and Achieve. Corporates have the flexibility of enrolling into the programme at the entry Tier Elevate level for free, without annual spend commitments or access higher Tiers and tailored benefits with an annual minimum spend commitment.</span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Beyond Business members can earn Qrewards and redeem for flights and more, in addition to special savings and flexibility, while employees are concurrently entitled to earn personal frequent flyer points under Qatar Airways Privilege Club. The “Beyond Business” programme also features dedicated account management and online portal, priority baggage handling for employees traveling in economy class, Privilege Club tier status offers and recognition for a seamless business travel experience.</span></span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “The Beyond Business programme has been well-received since its launch in 2019. Qatar Airways is proud to be the first airline to roll out such unparalleled flexibility and tailored travel solutions for businesses worldwide. Qatar Airways strives to be the world’s best airline offering the best business travel solutions, and the revamped Beyond Business programme is set to be the best in category to all businesses alike. "</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-11-02T12:00:00Z">Tue, 02/11/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Qatar Airways has revamped its “Beyond Business” corporate rewards programme to offer benefits to more businesses. </span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-9" id="vote--9" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-9" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--18--description" id="edit-vote--18" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--18--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--9" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-meewgnc-hsffyfrdu36gafejttc6fdy2eaqxw3kcuky" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-MEEwGNC-HSffYFRDu36GafEJttc6fdY2eAQXW3kCUKY" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-9" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_9" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-11/Qatar%20787-aircraft-air-to-air-h21.jpg" width="948" height="550" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 02 Nov 2021 10:17:07 +0000 eNethersole 63858 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero First five-bladed H145 arrives in the Middle East http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/general-aviation/first-five-bladed-h145-arrives-in-the-middle-east <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">It is the first five-bladed H145 in the Middle East region. With the new helicopter, Al-Sharqiya Aviation will further expand its service offering providing reliable onshore and offshore passenger transport and Emergency Medical Services throughout the Sultanate of Oman. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“AL-Sharqiya Aviation is very proud to be the first operator of the five-bladed H145 variant in the Middle East. The on-time arrival of the helicopter was critical to deliver for our customers and we thank Airbus and Milestone for their support,” said Tariq Al Barwani, CEO of AL-Sharqiya Aviation.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“We are extremely grateful for the confidence that ASA has in the Milestone team, and for the hard work by the Airbus team to ensure the timely delivery of the aircraft. We wish ASA all the success with this brand new five-bladed H145 and look forward to continuing to work closely with them in the future,” said Claire Brugirard, vice president commercial Africa &amp; Middle East at Milestone.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“We’re honoured that the H145 will enter into service for HEMS missions in Oman soon”, said Axel Humpert, Head of the H145 programme at Airbus Helicopters. “Especially the excellent hot &amp; high performance and the increased useful load the new five-bladed version offers make it the perfect choice for those missions in the Middle East.”</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-10-27T12:00:00Z">Wed, 27/10/2021 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-bladed H145 to Milestone Aviation and Al-Sharqiya Aviation, which will operate the helicopter in the Sultanate of Oman for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services missions. </span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-10" id="vote--10" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-10" action="/taxonomy/term/13/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--20--description" id="edit-vote--20" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--20--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--10" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-avknzz62mibwvcmxwsjq-wnhkrpsahztthpzjcjojde" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-AVKNzZ62miBwVcmxWsjQ-WnHKRpSahzTThpZjcjOJDE" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-10" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_10" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Add to home page</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/general-aviation" hreflang="en">General aviation</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-10/H145D3-in-Oman-v4-900x506.jpg" width="950" height="534" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:12:31 +0000 eNethersole 63831 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero