Aviation Sector

Dubai International Airport records 7.2% rise in passenger traffic in May

The Dubai International Airport has recorded an increase of 7.2 per cent in passenger traffic to 6.72 million people during the month of May compared to the same period of the previous year.

UAE airlines might gain more access to UK following Brexit

Aviation experts have indicated that the UAE carriers might gain more access to the UK market following the UK's vote to leave the European Union as the UAE might be able to negotiate a new bilateral agreement.

GCC planning to invest $100bn in airport projects in the region

A leading international airport consultancy indicated that the GCC nations are planning to invest around $100 billion in airport expansion and construction projects in countries including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and UAE.

Boeing Says It Signed Sales Agreement with Iran Air

Earlier reports said that Iran Air was buying some aircrafts from Boeing Co, which would mark the largest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979.

On Tuesday, Chicago-based Boeing Co. said it has signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy aircraft from the company.

Saudi Binladin Group bags contracts to build Maldives airport terminal

Saudi Binladin Group, Middle East's largest construction firm, has bagged a contract to build a new passenger terminal at the Maldives international airport.

The Maldives international airport is being built at a cost of $800 million, according to the Maldives government. Binladin will lead the project to construct a new terminal on a 78,000 square meters area of reclaimed landin the southwest of the airport island in Maldives including 12 jetties and six aero-bridges.

Maryland Port Administration Announced Royal Caribbean will Continue Year-round Cruises from Baltimore through 2020

Maryland Port Administration Announced Royal Caribbean will Continue Year-round Cruises from Baltimore through 2020On Thursday, Maryland Port Administration announced a contract that said; the Royal Caribbean International cruises will now sail all through the year out of the Port of Baltimore till June 2020.

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