Joint ACSA-Hawks Operation Leads to Arrest of Suspected Drug Traffickers at O R Tambo International Airport

(IN SHORT) A joint operation conducted by the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) and the elite Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation, known as the Hawks, has resulted in the arrest of five individuals suspected of drug trafficking. Among the suspects are employees of various companies operating at O R Tambo International Airport, including two ACSA… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Unveils “Nonstop to Net Zero” Sustainability Strategy to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Carrier updates sustainability strategy to focus on carbon, circularity, and collaboration (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines has announced its updated sustainability strategy, “Nonstop to Net Zero,” with the aim of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and promoting sustainability in air travel. The strategy focuses on three pillars: carbon reduction, circularity, and collaboration. Key goals… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Announces Partnership as Official Global Airline Partner of FC Internazionale Milano (Inter)

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Al Meer celebrated the partnership at the Dubai Airshow with the Inter delegation and the Club Legend, Marco Materazzi The agreement extends rights to Qatar Duty Free and Hamad International Airport, and ensure a comprehensive Qatar Airways Group partnership Inter fans will be able to access special… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines and Singapore Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement for Enhanced Travel Options

(IN SHORT) Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a codeshare partnership agreement to offer expanded flight options for travelers between the Philippines and Singapore, as well as connections to other domestic and international destinations through their hubs. The codeshare will commence on flights between Singapore and Manila, with SIA codesharing on PAL… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels to Operate Luxury Beachfront Residences and Resort in Turks and Caicos Islands

International real estate developer JTRE partners with Europe’s oldest hospitality brand to offer owners and guests a one-of-a-kind luxury beachfront experience. Old world elegance arrives on award winning Grace Bay Beach bringing international flair and prestige to Turks and Caicos vacation and ownership offerings. JTRE has secured one of the last remaining parcels on world-famous… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport Transitions All Airlines to State-of-the-Art Terminal A

1,557 flights took place during the first two week’s operations at Terminal A Over 3,800 departures expected to take place in first whole month of operations 2.29 million passengers across 12,220 flights set to experience Terminal A in December (IN SHORT) Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has successfully transitioned all 28 international airlines to its… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo Enhances Fleet with Fuel-Efficient Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter

(IN SHORT) Oman Air Cargo has taken delivery of its first dedicated cargo aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter (BCF). This fuel-efficient aircraft offers up to 20 percent lower fuel consumption and reduced CO2 emissions per tonne compared to previous standard-body freighters. With a cargo capacity of up to 23.9 tonnes and a range of… Read the full press release

TAP Launches Early Black Friday Deals on Flights to Various Destinations

(IN SHORT) TAP, the Portuguese national airline, is kicking off Black Friday promotions earlier this year, offering round-trip flights starting at 49 euros to its destinations in Portugal, Europe, Brazil, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Africa. Business class travelers can also enjoy discounts, with prices starting at 319 euros. These promotional tickets are… Read the full press release

Viking Expands Southeast Asia River Fleet with Viking Tonle for Mekong Adventures

Debuting in 2025, the Viking Tonle Will Double Viking’s Capacity in Southeast Asia (IN SHORT) Viking has announced the addition of a new river cruise ship, the Viking Tonle, designed for Mekong River voyages in Southeast Asia. This 80-guest vessel will join its sister ship, the Viking Saigon, and will operate between Kampong Cham, Cambodia,… Read the full press release

flydubai Announces $190 Million MRO Facility in Dubai South by 2026

The Dubai-based carrier signs an agreement with the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH) for its first purpose-built Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) facility by 2026 The milestone announcement reflects the airline’s long-term commitment to further enhancing its in-house capability, which will support its growing fleet (IN SHORT) flydubai has revealed plans to construct a… Read the full press release