Flying on Emirates to India during Diwali? Get your traditional sweets onboard
Emirates airline will offer special Diwali delicacies on all flights to India from Dubai for the Indian festival of lights. The special treats will be available to the airline’s passengers across all classes during the Diwali week celebrations, from October 16 to 22, 2017. Diwali, the festival of lights,... Read more
UAE-based Filipinos can now pay domestic terminal fee with CEB ticket
Here’s an update! Overseas Filipinos (OFs) in the UAE can now pay the Domestic Passenger Service Charge (DPSC), commonly known as ‘Terminal Fee’, right at the point of booking and no longer need to queue up at counters when they book their flights with Cebu Pacific. Cebu Pacific has... Read more
Oman unveils eVisa service to attract international tourists
Oman has launched a new eVisa service aimed at getting more international travellers to visit the country. Tourists planning to visit Oman can now apply online for visas by submitting their applications at The online facility is good for non-sponsored tourist visas for citizens of 67 countries as... Read more
Make waves for the magnificent Maldives this year
With the long summer stretching on and the upcoming Islamic New Year holiday looming on the horizon now is as good a time as any other to visit the beautiful Maldives. So, pack those bags and embark on an authentic adventure involving unbridled exploration and encompassing relaxed island living... Read more
Flying to the US with Emirates? Now be one with your laptop or tab on board
After being in force for the past several months the ban on carrying portable electronics devices (PEDs) on board Emirates flights to the United States from Dubai International Airport and the carrier’s other operational airports in the Middle East region has been lifted with effect from today (July 5,... Read more
Second daily Emirates flight to Brussels sprouts later this year
Emirates announced today (July 5, 2017) that it will introduce an additional daily flight to Brussels, complementing the airline’s existing schedule and providing a double-daily service from October 27, 2017. The new scheduled flight will be added to meet the growing demand for travel on the route. Emirates has... Read more
Are you ready to fly with flydubai’s new uniform design?
Budget airline flydubai announced today the rollout of a new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation. The new design will be worn by more than 2,500 uniformed staff across the flydubai network; including pilots, cabin crew, training, engineering and maintenance staff as well as members of... Read more
You can now carry your laptop and tab on board flights to the United States from Abu Dhabi – again
The several months’ long laptop ban on all flights to the United States, from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has been lifted in view of the close cooperation between the UAE and the US Government and the Department of Homeland Security. According to Abu Dhabi Airports, operator of Abu... Read more
Heathrow Airport rates Etihad Airways among world’s cleanest and quietest airlines
London’s Heathrow Airport has given Etihad Airways a top rating for its emissions and night-time noise performance during the first three months of 2017.  The British airport’s ‘Fly Quiet and Clean’ League Table, the first of its kind to be produced by the airport, placed the UAE’s national airline... Read more
Definitely Dhofar invites you to drop by this khareef season
Unless you have been living under a rock you will, or rather, should know that the coolest and wettest place in the entire Middle East region during the long hot summer season is Dhofar governorate in Oman that quite literally transforms from being an otherwise hot arid region into... Read more