EMIRATES

Qatar says Emirati plane violated airspace, UAE denies

Qatar says Emirati plane violated airspace, UAE denies

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - Buildings are seen on a coast line in Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonDUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar has filed a complaint [more…]

Emirates stops flying to Tunisia in row over ban on Tunisian women

Emirates stops flying to Tunisia in row over ban on Tunisian women

Published 25/12/2017

File photo: An Emirates plane is seen at Lisbon's airport, Portugal June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Rafael MarchanteTUNIS (Reuters) - Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to [more…]

Louvre Abu Dhabi to display Leonardo’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Louvre Abu Dhabi to display Leonardo’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Published 07/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Members of Christie's staff pose for pictures next to Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" painting in London, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File PhotoABU [more…]

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Published 19/11/2017

An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, takes part in flying display, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France [more…]

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] believes Airbus (AIR.PA) can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 program. [more…]

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has the flexibility to order more Boeing (BA.N) 787s under the same commercial terms as its deal announced on Sunday, the airline's president Tim Clark said on Tuesday. [more…]

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Published 10/11/2017

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week's Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. [more…]

Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

Published 10/11/2017

Iran provided the capability for ballistic missile attacks launched from Yemen, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Friday. [more…]

East meets West as Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in the Gulf

East meets West as Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in the Gulf

Published 07/11/2017

Abu Dhabi opens its Louvre museum on Saturday, positioning itself as a city of cultural tourism with a display of hundreds of works that it hopes will draw visitors from around the world. [more…]

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

Published 17/10/2017

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. [more…]