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  • PARIS, June 21- Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, and budget carrier flydubai will start to deepen their relationship over the next 18 months as their owner, the Dubai government, seeks to improve returns. Emirates President Tim Clark told reporters on Wednesday that changes could include more closely coordinated connecting- or feeder- flights, and a...

  • PARIS, June 21- Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is seeing a return in demand on routes to the United States that it had started to retreat from in May, President Tim Clark said on Wednesday. Emirates announced in April it would cut flights on five U.S. routes from May, blaming travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration for...

  • DUBAI, March 30- Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways are lending some passengers laptop computers and tablets to use on board following the U.S. ban on most electronics devices from being taken into the cabin on United States- bound flights. On March 25 the U.S. authorities banned electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from being taken into cabins on direct...

  • DUBAI, March 30- Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways are lending some passengers laptop computers and tablets to use on their flights following the new U.S. ban on allowing passengers' to take their own devices into the cabin on flights to the United States. Qatar Airways said on Thursday complimentary laptops would be available to business class passengers...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Emirates President Tim Clark.

    The airline's president rebuffed complaints by some U.S. rivals that the carrier had an unfair competitive advantage.