Flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, and DNRD have joined forces to announce a unique partnership to provide a self-service facility for customers to book and purchase their flights in one transaction. The new facility will be available at six DNRD kiosks strategically placed around Dubai
Emirates airline President Tim Clark, refuting claims by America’s biggest carriers that the major Gulf airlines benefit from billions in state subsidies, said on Wednesday the US government should not be persuaded by a “non-representative vocal minority”.
Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will require an estimated 2,340 airplanes worth $390bn by 2029, with demand being driven by the rapid growth of air travel in the region. Boeing also estimates that Middle Eastern air travel will grow by an average of 7.1% per year over the next 20 years, outpacing the region's projected economic growth rate of 4% over the same period.