Taipei’s downtown Songshan airport on Thursday began offering travellers the chance to do just that, with some 60 people eager to get going, albeit to nowhere. Around 7,000 people applied to take part, the winners chosen by random.
Minister of State for Immigration and Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram urged all Egyptians based in the UAE to engage in the efforts made in support of the other countrymates, now stranded in the UAE.
The victims were among more than 50 workers repairing a closed section of track, state broadcaster CCTV said on its news app. It wasn't clear why they were on the other track, which was open at the time and runs in the opposite direction.
Police there took the suspect, identified as an off-duty Delta employee in his late 20s, into custody, reports said. His precise motive was unknown.
United Express flight was pulling away from a gate shortly after 7pm when the man unsuccessfully tried to breach the cockpit, then managed to open the service door and jumped down the emergency slide onto the tarmac, according to the airport and SkyWest.
Etihad Airways on Thursday announced its financial and operating results for the first half of 2022, posting a record-breaking core operating profit of $296 million
Dubai Airports has said that an estimated 2 million passengers are expected to pass through DXB between 29th December 2021 and 8th January 2022, with average daily traffic exceeding 178,000 travellers.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that air travel resumed its strong recovery trend in April, despite the war in Ukraine and travel restrictions in China.
The airline also ramped up operations to serve customer demand during this busy period, reinstating daily services to London Stansted, and increasing flights to 33 cities.