DC Aviation Al-Futtaim receives Safety Certification

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 2 certification for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) located at Dubai South. DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) is a joint venture between Stuttgart-based DC Aviation GmbH, the largest operator of business jets in Germany and one of the leading operators in Europe and Dubai-based Al-Futtaim, a privately owned UAE business conglomerate. The JV capitalizes on Al-Futtaim’s strong fundamentals and presence in the Middle East, and DC Aviation’s global reputation as a premium provider of aircraft management, executive charter operations, business jet maintenance and consultation services. The IS-BAH … Continue reading DC Aviation Al-Futtaim receives Safety Certification

Air Arabia reports Q4 2020 net profit of AED 20 million

Air Arabia (PJSC), the first and largest low cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2020, as the global and regional aviation industry continues to deal with the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Air Arabia reported a net profit of AED 20 million for the period, 90 per cent less than in the fourth quarter of 2019. During October to December 2020, the airline posted a turnover of AED 536 million, 53 percent less than the corresponding period in 2019, while serving more than 1.2 passengers … Continue reading Air Arabia reports Q4 2020 net profit of AED 20 million

Redefining Luxury Travel

Turkish Airlines’ state-of-the-art lounges Shereen Shabnam Using Istanbul as a stopover when I head over to my Spanish home is a lot more fun now as the stop in Istanbul breaks the journey and gives us an opportunity to experience the luxuriously revamped airport lounges that Turkish Airlines is famous for amongst seasoned travellers. The newly expanded airport lounges align with the Turkish Airlines’ brand of luxury and offer travellers a more rewarding airport experience. When flying with Turkish Airlines via Istanbul Airport, Business Class passengers and Economy passengers with Miles&Smiles membership can make use of one of the 2 … Continue reading Redefining Luxury Travel

Turkish Airlines gets highest “Diamond” status for health and safety review by APEX and SimpliFlying

As the airline that flies to the most international destinations in the world, Turkish Airl  ines also managed to become one of the busiest airlines during the pandemic period that has been plaguing the globe since last year. With its extra guidelines for safe travel and comprehensive hygiene precautions due to pandemic, the flag carrier airline has been awarded the highest “Diamond” status by APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying. Analyzed in three categories named Gold, Platinum and Diamond according to the hygiene precautions and preventative measures taken by airlines in the face of the ongoing … Continue reading Turkish Airlines gets highest “Diamond” status for health and safety review by APEX and SimpliFlying