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To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, hosted a press conference at the InterContinental Hotel Da Nang.

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the start of flights to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy.

British Airways (BA) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 02, 2019.

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has launched its inaugural flight to a new European destination, Prague in Czech Republic, direct from Sharjah, UAE.

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed at Moi International Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Kenya.

Qatar Airways flight QR1333, operated by an Airbus A320, departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) on December 09, at 02:30 and arrived at Moi International Airport at 08:40, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water cannon salute.

H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, said, “Today’s inaugural flight to the beautiful coastal city of Mombasa marks further growth and strengthening bonds between the state of Qatar and Kenya. We are thrilled to be the first Middle East airline to offer direct flights to Mombasa, our second gateway into Kenya. The people of Mombasa will now be able to access Qatar Airways’ extensive global network of more than 160 destinations around the world, while enjoying its award-winning service.”

Qatar Airways will operate its service to Mombasa with an Airbus A320 aircraft, which features 12 business class seats and 120 seats in economy class. Passengers will be able to enjoy the airline’s superior entertainment system offering a wide variety of entertainment options.
The airline currently operates three daily flights between Doha and Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city. With the addition of four weekly flights to Mombasa, Qatar Airways will be operating a total of 25 weekly flights between Doha and Kenya.

WestJet announced it has expanded its codeshare relationship with Qantas by placing its WS code and flight numbers on Qantas-operated flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Air Arabia selected Thales for its new Aviobook Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system that allows pilots to operate efficiently in the cockpit with digital manuals and charts. The signing happened at the side-lines of the recently staged Bahrain International Airshow.

WestJet announced it is expanding choice and connectivity for Calgarians when the airline begins operations between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in spring 2019.

Sabre Corporation, one of the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, is pleased to announce that Alitalia has joined a growing list of airlines implementing Sabre Branded Fares, available now for domestic flights as well as for international short- and medium-haul flights. Most recently, Sabre Branded Fares have been extended to Alitalia flights to and from the US and Canada.

Delta employees worked alongside two Atlanta families to put the finishing touches on the 10th and 11th Habitat for Humanity homes funded by the airline's Inflight Recycling Programme.