Travelport and Unique Caribbean Holidays (UCH), trading as Sandals and Beaches, have recently signed a global distribution system agreement, enabling agents to compare and select flights alongside UCH's packages.
HotelsCombined revealed that in 2016, the UAE and Saudi Arabia were among the top destinations in the GCC visited by business and leisure travellers from the UK, accounting for 10 percent of all visitors, with Australia and the US following.
airBaltic launched its direct route linking Riga and Aberdeen on May 02, offering convenient travel options for travellers from the UK and Baltic states.
On May 01, Oman Air celebrated its inaugural flight from Muscat International Airport to Manchester Airport.
Thomas Cook Group has unveiled its summer 2018 programme for Bristol Airport, with seven new destinations, including Preveza in Greece and Hurghada in Egypt, exclusive to the carrier from the UK hub.
Despite sluggish global economic growth, low oil prices, US and Brexit influences, the UAE is set to lead the Middle East passenger growth for the year, with an annual increase of more than 6.3 percent according to estimates from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Emirates Aviation University has announced the introduction of a new executive masters programme in aviation management in collaboration with Coventry University in the UK.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has reported a 10.4 percent year-on-year boost in visitor volumes for the first nine months of the year, driven by exceptional growth during the traditionally low summer months.
Qatar Airways and British Airways' parent company, International Airlines Group, established a joint business agreement that will come into effect on October 30.