Airline

Mideast Carriers Face More Turbulence

Middle East carriers face more turbulence according to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) revised annual forecast.  IATA said airline industry losses will reach $1.5 billion (Dh5.5 billion) by the end of the year. Previously IATA forecast losses of $200 million (Dh734 million).  IATA explains that the region’s geographic location is the centerpoint for several international hubs which means it is severely impacted by the recession in Europe and Asian, which are source markets.  

IATA Director-General said “There is no modern precedent for today’s economic meltdown.  The ground has shifted.  Our industry has been shaken.”  Giovanni Bisignani addressed top industry leaders about the economic slowdown at the IATA annual general meeting and world air transport summit yesterday.  He said the current economic meltdown is the worst situation the airline industry has ever faced. 
 

More Airline
Big jump in international passengers for Saudi Airlines
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 March 2019
New Istanbul airport starts operations
Latest Travel News
Abu Dhabi and Wizz Air announce establis...
Emirates touches down in Mexico City...
Air Arabia named as Middle East and Afr...
Featured Sights To See
Coastal Artillery Museum

Coastal Artillery Museum

Helsinki, Finland

As the name goes, this museum is a memory of all the times that Finland has had to protect itself from external offense during the two World Wars. The exhibits display the artillery, guns, missiles and gunpowder used and the ways in which Finland maintained its sovereignty through the years. It was opened in 1948 with the thick walls of the Suomenlinna fortress. The museum is open seasonally durin...

Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi, Vietnam

The Hanoi Opera House, also called Nha Hat Lon Ha Noi or Hanoi Municipal Theatre, is a landmark of the French Quarter of Hanoi. Unfortunately, to get inside, visitors have to attend a performance, which are usually enjoyable but few and far between. Address: 1 Trang Tien St, Hanoi ...

Muscat Gate Museum

Muscat Gate Museum

Muscat, Oman

The original gates to the city of Muscat are located here. Tourists are able to visualize the old city of Muscat, where these gates served to protect the city from external aggression and invaders. Tourists are transported back in time and are exposed to the history of the city. Visitors also get a good view of the palace of the Sultan from this point. Remnants of old mosques, houses, wells and sp...

Millennium Park

Millennium Park

Chicago, United States

Millennium Park is one of Chicago's newest attractions.  The 24.5 acre park was built between 1997 and 2004 over what had been a rail yard.  Today it receives more than 4,000,000 guests annually and is a treasured part of Chicago.  Many consider it the most important municipal project since the Colombian Exhibition ended in 1893. The park has several unique features, and is hom...