Turkish Airlines is looking to revive its growth in passenger numbers by next year as the effects of terrorism and political turmoil wane after causing a loss in 2016, said a report.
Last year, the airline posted a net loss of 47
Visitors to the Mena region will total 195 million by 2030, growing at a rate higher than the world average, according to new figures by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The rapid development of the sector will form p
Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) reported a 1.6 per cent year-to-year rise in passenger numbers for the month of January, welcoming 576,912 passengers - a slight increase from the passenger numbers in January 2016.
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, carried 18.5 million guests in 2016, up 6 per cent on figures reported in 2015.
The year 2016 proved to be another year of sustained growth for the carrier, helped by new aircraft,
Abu Dhabi received a record 4.4 million tourists in 2016, up 8 per cent when compared to the previous year in terms of numbers, data showed.
Bookings for hotels and other accomodations increased significantly last year, with the t
UAE emirtate Ras Al Khaimah has a new, premier excursion transport and destination management company, Safarak, offering a wide range of carefully crafted sightseeing tours, customised luxury journeys, airport transfer and shuttle services.
With Middle East passengers projected to double by 2035, the GCC is fuelling $100 billion in airport expansion and construction projects in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and UAE, according to industry experts.
Abu Dhabi’s cruise tourism sector is on course for exponential expansion, with total direct spending from the sector expected to reach Dh417 million ($113.5 million) by 2020.
An economic impact and forecasting report by Oxfo
Saudi Arabian budget carrier Flynas has set a new record for November, carrying 550,000 passengers last month, up 67 per cent in comparison to the same month in 2015.
This increase in passenger numbers is the result of new destina