The fleet size of operators from all regions serving the UAE is forecast to nearly treble to some 1,730 aircraft by 2038 from around 630 today, according to the 2019 Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF).
British Airways’ (BA) first Airbus A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 02.
Gulf Air welcomed the airline’s third Airbus A320neo, and will on October 26 begin operating to Male in the Maldives.
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Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, had increased the frequency of return flights it operates between Kuwait and Doha to three daily.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the world’s first Airbus A350-900ULR an ultra-long-range aircraft. It is the first of seven Airbus A350-900ULRs on firm order and will enter service on October 11 - operating the world’s longest commercial flight between Singapore and Newark Liberty International Airport.
Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, welcomed the airline’s first Airbus A320neo, which landed in Bahrain International Airport on August 18.
Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.
The order follows an earlier memorandum of understanding announced at the 2017 Dubai Airshow.
The firm order was signed during the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK by Rakan Al-Tuwaijri, CEO, Golden Falcon Aviation, and Eric Schulz, chief commercial officer, Airbus.
Wataniya Airways resumed operations in July 2017 and currently operates a fleet of four A320 family aircraft serving destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia from its home base in Kuwait.
The A320neo family aircraft is anticipated to support the airline’s vision to become the fastest growing and leading airline in the country.
SalamAir announced the addition of six brand new Airbus A320neo aircraft to its growing fleet.