Aviation: Middle East carriers attract more premium long-haul, low-cost traffic


The region’s aviation opportunities and challenges have been firmly in the spotlight at the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum which is collated alongside Arabian Travel Market 2019. With Middle East seat capacity doubling to just under 264.31 million in the last 10 years, according to anna.aero data, the Gulf’s full-service and low-cost airlines have definitely left their […]

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Qatar CEO: Airlines have been taking African passengers to the cleaners

By Selene Brophy Cape Town – Qatar Airways has inaugurated its newly launched Durban-Doha route, as part of an expansion of the airline’s operations and decade-long investment in South Africa. The new route will see a four-times-weekly flight between the two cities, with a total of 21 flights a week now connecting South Africa to Qatar Airways’ global network. The […]

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