×

Business Tim Clark

  • DUBAI, March 23- A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U.S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday. Dubai International, the world's busiest international airport, is targeting 89 million passengers this year.

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The president of Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, defended security measures at the carrier's Dubai hub on Wednesday and said the ban on personal electronics onboard U.S.-bound flights came without warning. Dubai was one of 10 cities in Muslim-majority countries affected by the new rule, which will force passengers to...

  • The UAE is home to Emirates, which flies more passengers long haul than any other airline, as well as rapidly expanding Etihad Airways and low cost carriers flydubai and Air Arabia. "The UAE carriers will have a year that is probably below 2016," Alexandre de Juniac, director general and chief executive of the International Air Transport Association, told...

  • ABU DHABI, March 14- Airline industry group IATA said it remains concerned about protectionist rhetoric from the United States and other governments, but also sees the new U.S. administration's plans to invest in infrastructure as positive for the industry. He described the meeting to reporters as "positive," but said that IATA was also "heavily concerned" about...

  • BERLIN, March 9- Emirates, the world's largest long-haul airline, is stripping out costs from its business as it adapts to weaker markets and a stronger dollar and the rise of low-cost long-haul rivals, the carrier's president said on Thursday. Changing economic conditions are forcing state-backed Gulf airlines, who have moved into many foreign markets from...

  • DUBAI, Jan 23- Emirates' announcement on Monday that it would start flying to the United States with a stop for passengers in Greece sparked a strong reaction from a lobby group representing U.S. competitors who accused it of competing unfairly through state subsidies. Emirates was "flagrantly violating" the air services agreement that allows it to fly to the...

  • Dubai- based Emirates already operates four daily flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, including one with a stop off in Milan. "We look forward to briefing President-elect Donald Trump and his new administration on the massive, unfair subsidies that the UAE and Qatar give to their state-owned Gulf carriers," said Jill Zuckman, chief...

  • Dubai- based Emirates already operates four daily flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, with a stop off in Milan. "We look forward to briefing President-elect Donald Trump and his new administration on the massive, unfair subsidies that the UAE and Qatar give to their state-owned Gulf carriers," said Jill Zuckman, chief spokesperson for the...

  • DUBAI, Dec 29- Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul airline, has taken delivery of its first Rolls-Royce engine-powered Airbus A380 superjumbo and has resolved its dispute with the engine maker over a technical issue. The A380 jet arrived in Dubai on Thursday morning, two days after Airbus said it would delay the delivery of 12 A380s to the airline over the...

  • DUBAI, Dec 29- Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul airline, has taken delivery of its first Rolls-Royce engine-powered Airbus A380 superjumbo and has resolved its dispute with the engine maker over a technical issue. The A380 jet arrived in Dubai on Thursday morning, two days after Airbus said it would delay the delivery of 12 A380s to the airline over the...

  • DUBAI, Dec 8- Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul airline, expects to introduce "premium economy" tickets within the next 12 to 18 months, according to its president, Tim Clark. The Dubai- based airline, faced with pressures on margins caused by a strong dollar and tougher competition, has recently added new revenue streams. Emirates reported on Nov. 9 a 75 percent...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, Nov 18- An investigation is under way after one set of landing gear on an Emirates Airbus A380 failed to deploy properly before landing, forcing the world's largest airliner to touch down on its remaining wheels. The airliner was arriving in Dubai from London last week when the crew received an error message concerning a system responsible for...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Nov 11- Gulf executives who were upset by Donald Trump's campaign trail comments about Muslims took a conciliatory tone following his election victory and said they were open for business with the United States. Nevertheless, Arab business figures were angry about Trump's campaign calls for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States,...

  • DUBAI, Oct 18- Emirates airline could reduce the frequency of flights to Africa or cut routes entirely if current economic and financial challenges on the continent continue, the company's President said on Tuesday. Emirates has expanded rapidly in Africa to benefit from increased demand that accompanied growing links between the Middle East and the...