Cabin crew of Qantas at an airport in Perth, Australia. Agence France-Presse
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 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,
Established pursuant to Decision No. 04 of 2002, DMCC is dedicated to enhancing the flow of commodity trade through Dubai. According to the new Law, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority will be responsible for supervising DMCC.
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has ramped up its preparations ahead of implementing the ban on importing any type of waterpipe tobacco (known in Arabic as ‘Mu’assel’) and electrically heated cigarette plugs unless they carry the ‘Digital Tax Stamps (DTS)’ as of March 1, 2020.
The United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strengthen their economic partnership to enhance the trade and create opportunities for the businesses and people in both the countries.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc posted a 23 per cent decrease in quarterly operating profit, while soaring prices in stock holdings such as Apple Inc enabled the conglomerate to smash its old record for full-year earnings.