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Runway alarm sounds as planes nearly collide at Reagan National

A potentially catastrophic incident was narrowly avoided at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on Thursday morning as two commercial airliners came dangerously close to colliding on the runway. The alarming event unfolded around 7:40 a.m. when a Southwest Airlines flight and a JetBlue Airways flight, identified as Southwest flight 2936…
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Emirates and Flydubai check-in resumes at Dubai airport terminal 3

Dubai Airports has reinstated check-in services at Terminal 3, catering specifically to Emirates and Flydubai passengers. This move comes as the airport observes a notable surge in traveler volume within the departure hall. In light of the heightened activity, Dubai Airports issued a statement urging individuals to proceed to the airport solely if…
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Travel chaos as Dubai airport faces flight disruptions

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has issued a stark travel advisory, urging passengers to refrain from journeying to the airport unless absolutely necessary, as the nation grapples with unprecedented weather conditions. In a press release, Dubai Airports underscored that ongoing flights are experiencing significant delays and diversions.…
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Flydubai suspends departures due to UAE weather crisis

Severe weather conditions sweeping across the United Arab Emirates have prompted flydubai to halt all departing flights from Dubai International Airport (DXB), a company spokesperson said on Tuesday. The disruption, attributed to adverse weather, has led to the cancellation or significant delays of numerous flydubai flights, with forecasts…
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UAE airlines witness surge, reach 603 global destinations by Q1

The aviation sector of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is experiencing a significant expansion in global connectivity as its national carriers mark substantial growth in their destination networks. By the end of the first quarter of 2024, these carriers collectively reached approximately 603 destinations worldwide, indicating a notable increase from…
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ICAO forecasts 2% growth in air travel, profits hold at $39B

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has released projections indicating that passenger air traffic in the first quarter of 2024 will surpass pre-pandemic levels by approximately 2 percent, marking a significant milestone in the aviation industry’s recovery. Airlines are anticipated to maintain the operational profitability observed…
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Etihad Airways reports 1.4 million passengers surge in February

Etihad Airways has disclosed its preliminary traffic statistics for February 2024, revealing a significant upswing in passenger figures. With over 1.4 million guests onboard during the month, the airline experienced a remarkable 46 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The surge in passenger numbers, according to the airline, is a…
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Etihad achieves remarkable profitability and expansion during 2023

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reported an impressive performance for the fiscal year 2023, showcasing a robust operating result of AED 1.4 billion (approximately $394 million). This success is attributed to a significant surge in passenger revenue, which rose by AED 4 billion (about $1.1 billion)…
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Etihad Airways bolsters global network with Antalya and Jaipur

Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is bolstering its summer itinerary with the addition of flights to two fresh destinations: Antalya, Turkey, and Jaipur, India. Commencing June 15th and June 16th respectively, these new routes underscore Abu Dhabi’s emergence as a pivotal global aviation hub. The airline’s aim is to…
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Etihad boosts India connectivity, 1.4M passengers in Jan ’24

Etihad Airways, the flagship carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has disclosed its preliminary traffic figures for January 2024, showcasing a remarkable surge in passenger numbers. The airline recorded over 1.4 million travelers onboard during the month, marking a significant milestone in its operational history. Etihad’s proactive approach to…
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