US carrier Southwest Airlines agreed to buy 100 additional Boeing 737 MAX planes, the companies announced on Monday, in a vote of confidence for the aircraft after a 20-month grounding.
DAE, a long-term Boeing partner, has 162 Boeing aircraft in its fleet. The 737 MAX 8 is a member of the 737 MAX family designed to offer more fuel efficiency, reliability, and flexibility in the single-aisle airplane market.
The MAX has been grounded globally since March 13, 2019, following an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. That catastrophe came just a few months after a Lion Air MAX crash that killed 189 people.
"Instead of going to jewellery showrooms, they (customers) can come here directly and they can get the coins here," GoldSikka Vice President Pratap, who only gave his first name, said.
Saudi Arabia and China showcased deepening ties with a series of strategic deals on Thursday during a visit by President Xi Jinping, including one with tech giant Huawei.
The UAE was ranked first in the Arab region in the IMD World Talent Ranking (WTR 2022), and 21st globally, advancing two places. The country was ranked among the top ten in nearly 30 per cent