A Norwegian Air aircraft at Buenos Aires airport in Argentina. Reuters
Boeing failed to sell a single commercial airplane but saw orders for 108 planes canceled in April as a sharp drop in air travel erased any demand among airlines for new jetliners.
Australia’s Qantas Airways picked Airbus over Boeing as the preferred supplier for jets capable of the world’s longest commercial flights from Sydney to London, dealing the US planemaker its latest setback this year.
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.
Lufthansa reported an operating loss of 336 million euros ($380 million) for the first quarter of the year, hurt by rising fuel costs and overcapacity in Europe, sending its shares down 5 per cent in pre-market trade. Germany’s biggest airline said late on Monday
The UAE Government and the United Nations Initiative to commemorate its 75th anniversary launched the “Future Possibilities Report 2020”, presenting six transformational trends that can add up to $30 trillion to the global economy by 2025.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), has permitted commercial and industrial licensees in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to renew their investment activities’ licenses for a period of 3 years.
The Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS), on Monday, welcomed the return of its employees to the offices with 100 per cent capacity in accordance with the decision of Sharjah Executive Council (SEC),
Adnoc Logistics and Services (Adnoc L&S), the shipping and maritime logistics subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) announced on Tuesday the formation of a new strategic joint venture (JV) with Wanhua Chemical Group.