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2009-10-28 01:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from 7- 10 February at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai, will play host to renowned and insightful airport security experts from organisations including the General Civil Aviation Authority - UAE, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, General Authority of Civil Aviation- Saudi Arabia, Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO), Etihad Airways, Aviation Canada, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), Sharjah...

2009-06-24 12:46:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, announced it will launch service to three new destinations - Aleppo, Alexandria and Salalah - from Bahrain for the summer season. Service to the Egyptian city of Alexandria started on June 22 with five flights per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Flights to Salalah in Oman will commence on July 1 with three flights per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Aleppo service will...

2008-09-04 03:00:17

Bahraini flag carrier Gulf Air has signed a letter of intent with US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing for eight additional 787 Dreamliners. Boeing said that, upon successful conclusion of negotiations with the airline, Gulf Air will have a total of twenty-four 787s on order.

2008-08-25 06:00:46

Jet Airways has launched daily direct flights from the Indian cities of Mumbai and Delhi to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The airline said that Dubai will be the sixth destination in its Gulf network and the second in the United Arab Emirates. Jet Airways will deploy Airbus 330-200 aircraft on these routes. Jet Airways's Dubai flights will complement its daily services to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha from various gateway points in India. To commemorate its maiden foray...

2008-08-08 12:00:31

Jet Airways has announced that it launch daily flights from Mumbai and Delhi in India to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, effective August 23, 2008. Dubai will be the sixth destination in Jet Airways's Gulf network and the second in the United Arab Emirates. The airline's Dubai flights will complement its daily services to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha from various gateway points in India. The airline will deploy Airbus 330-200 aircraft on the new service. Wolfgang...

2008-08-06 15:00:37

By AME Info, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Aug. 6--EINSTEIN A HIT WITH PASSENGERS: Abu Dhabi Airport claims some 2.3 million people will see Einstein, the 140 million year old dinosaur, while it is on display in terminal 1. Since going on display in mid-July, the airport says some 360,000 travellers and residents have seen the 23m, 4.5 tonne Apatosauraus. Most are the 25,000 passengers arriving at the airport every day. GULF AIR APPOINTS DEPUTY CEO: Bahrain-based carrier Gulf Air...

2008-08-06 12:00:35

Etihad becomes first gulf airline to fly to Belarus Etihad Airways became the first airline from the Gulf region to fly to Belarus this week when the Abu Dhabi-based carrier launched a twice-weekly service to the country's capital, Minsk. The inaugural Abu Dhabi to Minsk flight on Tuesday 5 August was met on arrival with a traditional 'water-arch' provided by the airport authorities as it taxied to its parking bay. On arrival, passengers were greeted by a VIP welcoming committee,...

2008-06-29 21:02:30

Gulf Air is all set to begin services to Hyderabad Airline's eighth Indian destination marks successful bilateral relationship between India and Bahrain Gulf Air, the sole national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, is all set to begin its services to Hyderabad from 1 July 08 with its inaugural flight taking off from Bahrain International Airport at 00.05 am. This follows the airline's successful launch of its services to China's commercial capital Shanghai on 16 June 2008. "Hyderabad...

2008-06-25 03:02:33

By Simms, Jane The prodigious growth of airlines in the region has left their European competitors playing catch-up. By Jane Simms Middle East airlines Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are among the fastest- growing in the world, fuelled by huge infrastructure development projects in the booming Gulf region. These projects include the construction of the world's biggest airport at the Dubai World Central development, which will comprise six runways and capacity for 120m passengers a...

2005-11-17 08:55:05

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria is questioning several passengers who attempted to board a Gulf Air flight to Bahrain this week with a dismantled weapon concealed in their luggage, official and aviation sources said on Thursday. Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said earlier on Thursday four Australian women of Iraqi origin had been detained in Syria after a dismantled handgun was discovered as they tried to board the plane in Damascus. A Syrian official refused to say if the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.