Air transit hub UAE to suspend China flights, excluding Beijing

Business Feb 4, 2020

Air transit hub UAE to suspend China flights, excluding Beijing

The United Arab Emirates, a major international transit hub, on Monday suspended flights to and from China, except for Beijing, following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China. It was not immediately clear if the UAE suspension, which cuts most air links with one ...

Asia Pacific Feb 27, 2019

Commercial flights to and from Pakistan, India disrupted as tensions rise

Several airlines, including Emirates and Qatar Airways, suspended flights to Pakistan on Wednesday after the South Asian nation closed its airspace following heightened tensions with neighboring India. Etihad, flydubai, Gulf Air and SriLankan Airlines also suspended services to the country and flight tracking portals showed ...

Airbus to stop making A380, world's largest passenger jet

Business / Corporate Feb 14, 2019

Airbus to stop making A380, world's largest passenger jet

Airbus SE has decided to stop making the A380 double-decker after a dozen years in service, burying a prestige project that won the hearts of passengers and politicians but never the broad support of airlines that instead preferred smaller, more fuel-efficient aircraft. Production of the ...