Passengers at Lufthansa check-in counter in Munich airport, Germany. Reuters
The Sharjah Airport on Thursday received Turkish Airlines’ inaugural flight from Istanbul. Starting in April, the airline will operate a daily flight to Sharjah from Istanbul’s new airport. The aircraft was welcomed with a traditional water salute, and a reception was held for the airline’s officials in the presence of Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority,
Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific announced on Wednesday that it will buy budget airline HK Express for US$628.15 million, as it moves to counter competition from the increasing number of low-cost carriers in the region.
Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia’s aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times. Airlines around the world are planning
Norwegian Air filled more seats on its planes and earned higher revenues per customer in April while dealing with the grounding of its 18 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, it said, sending the company’s shares sharply higher in early trade. The company said last month that the global grounding of 737 MAX jets,
The BSE Sensex hit another lifetime high of 40,030.86 on Thursday morning as the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) won majority in the Lok Sabha vote count. The VIX, or the volatility index, dropped by over 27 per cent to 20.15 from the 30 that it had hit on Wednesday when fresh nervousness gripped investors ahead of counting day.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country on Thursday after a big election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has officially started the construction of QATRA, a joint venture with BESIX Group to develop new water reuse plant in Sharjah’s Al-Sajaa industrial area. Set for a January 2020 completion, the plant will produce 5,000 cubic metres
The prestigious Icons club launched an iconic coffee table book, which include many inspiring stories of UAE business tycoon’s journey. Present on the occasion were honourable Vipul - Consul General of India in Dubai, Rizwan Sajan, Chairman of Danube Group and Icons Club along with other members of the club.