Author: Iuliia Tore

Qatar Airways launches flights to Sohar

The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sohar touched down today at Sohar Airport, inaugurating the award-winning airline’s newest destination in the Middle East, and its third destination in the Sultanate of Oman. Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ehab Amin, who travelled on board the inaugural flight, was greeted by His Excellency Mr. Ali bin Fahd Al Hajri, Ambassador of Qatar in Oman, and officials from Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC), including Chief Operations Officer, Mr. David Wilson; General Manager Commercial Operations, Sheikh Samer Ahmed Al Nabhani; General Manager Operations, Mr. Ali Zaid Al Balushi; General...

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Royal Brunei Airlines to deploy OpenAirlines’ fuel efficiency solution SkyBreathe®

Royal Brunei Airlines, the national flagship carrier of Brunei Darussalam, has boosted its commitment to environmental protection by partnering with a talented French start-up which provides a 360° solution to reduce fuel costs and CO2 emissions of airlines. Under this agreement, Royal Brunei Airlines will use OpenAirlines’ flagship software SkyBreathe® Fuel Efficiency. The award wining software solution continuously monitors fuel consumption of each flight to identify the most relevant fuel saving opportunities using sophisticated, innovative algorithms and taking into account actual flight conditions. The SkyBreathe® solution, which leverages years of advanced research in trajectory optimization and Big Data analysis,...

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Emirates ramps up services to Cairo

Emirates, the world’s best airline according to TripAdvisor, will increase capacity on its services to Egypt from 29th October 2017, with the launch of four additional scheduled flights every week to Cairo. The four new flights will increase the number of frequencies between the two cities to three each day, and take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Cairo to 21.  “Emirates is committed to offering customers more flights choices, which will enable them to seamlessly connect to points across the Middle East, Asia, Americas, Africa and Australia including Bahrain, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, New...

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Oman Air launches third daily flight from Muscat to Mumbai

Oman Air has launched of a third daily flight on its popular Muscat to Mumbai route. Launched on 1 August this year, the two hour 50 minutes flight departs Muscat at 22.40 hrs and arrives in Mumbai at 03.00hrs. The return flight leaves Mumbai at 04.05 hrs and reaches Muscat at 05.15 hrs. Oman Air already has two daily return flights between Muscat and Mumbai – the outgoing flights depart Muscat at 01.20hrs and 9.00 hrs, arriving in Mumbai at 05.40hrs and 13.20 hrs respectively. The returning flights leave Mumbai at 16.15hrs and 6.55hrs, reaching to Muscat at 17.30...

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First Park Regis Hotel to open in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain will soon welcome international hotel brand Park Regis with the opening of the island nation’s first Park Regis Hotel in the Juffair district of Manama in the last quarter of 2017. With 164 guest rooms, six food and beverage outlets including a 1000 capacity ballroom, swimming pool and gym, this upscale hotel is the perfect introduction to the Bahrain market for the Park Regis brand and its parent company StayWell Hospitality Group.  StayWell Hospitality Group CEO Simon Wan said that the recent signing of the marketing license agreement with Manama-based VKL Group, a key regional...

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