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Delta’s profit soars in Q4 despite forecast cut for 2024

In a recent report, Delta Air Lines announced a significant surge in its fourth-quarter profit for the year 2023, largely driven by robust demand for international travel. This surge in profit marks a pivotal moment for the airline, reflecting a strong recovery in the travel industry. However, despite this impressive growth, Delta provided a more…
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Air Arabia broadens horizons with direct flights to Phuket

In a significant expansion of its flight network, Air Arabia, the premier low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced a new route connecting Sharjah, UAE to the picturesque island of Phuket in Thailand. Starting December 15, 2023, this move marks a notable enhancement in the carrier’s reach within Southeast Asia. The airline…
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Finland blazes a trail with the world’s first digital passport system

As digital transformation sweeps across various sectors, the travel industry is not far behind. The latest innovation? Digital passports, with Finland leading the charge. Departing Finnish travelers flying from Helsinki to the UK can now opt for a mobile-based digital ID, ditching the traditional passport, as reported by Euronews. This pioneering…
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World Tourism Day 2023 calls for sustainable growth in tourism

The anticipation for World Tourism Day 2023 is palpable, with this year’s theme shining a spotlight on “Tourism and Green Investments.” Riyadh, the bustling capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is poised to host the grandest celebration of this event on 27th September. Organized by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the day…
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Mombasa becomes flydubai’s newest destination in African expansion

Dubai-based airline flydubai is set to make history with the inauguration of direct flights to Mombasa, Kenya, starting January 17, 2024. The carrier is the first from the United Arab Emirates to offer a direct air connection to this key southeast coastal city in Kenya. Flights will operate four times a week from Terminal 3 at Dubai International…
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Bomb threats and violent protests shake France tourism’s foundations

In the wake of two significant events, Paris finds itself grappling with security and image concerns, affecting its position as a sought-after tourist destination. While the Eiffel Tower faced a temporary closure following a bomb threat, the French tourism sector has been hit hard due to a series of violent protests instigated by the tragic police…
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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways expands horizons with new flight network

Etihad Airways is taking a bold step towards enhancing global connectivity from its home base in Abu Dhabi. Revealing a strategic overhaul of its flight network, the airline is focusing on sustainable growth while reinforcing Abu Dhabi as a premier global hub. Central to this ambitious plan is the introduction of new travel destinations and…
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Air Canada makes debut landing at DXB Terminal 3

Dubai Airports recently marked the arrival of the first inbound flight from Air Canada at Dubai International’s (DXB) Terminal 3. The landmark event makes Air Canada the fourth international airline to commence operations out of this terminal. Air Canada flight AC056, originating from Toronto, landed at its new hub, one of the world’s largest…
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