Airline News - Africa / Middle East.


Jan 31, 2010

The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from February 7-10 at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Dubai, is proud to announce the latest distinguished speaker to join the expert speaker faculty, Captain William Airman, chief security officer, flydubai, UAE. Captain Airman will be addressing the current emphasis on technology as a holistic solution. The summit, which is sponsored by Boeing Intelligence & Security Systems, G4S, Indigo Vision, and with the participation of Dubai AVSEC Centre is already playing host to a plethora of renowned airport security experts from organizations from 8 different countries including KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Etihad Airways, Dubai Airports, Aviation Canada, G4S, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), Sharjah Ministry of Health, Toronto Airport, British Embassy UAE, Fujairah International Airport, and Gulf Air. The last few weeks have seen a number of news stories circulating about the need to improve airport security intelligence to prevent terrorists from carrying out fatal attacks. These recent stories have dramatically increased after Heathrow Airport's bomb threat on an Emirates flight departing for Dubai on January 9 and airports around the world announcing heightened security followed an alleged attempt to bomb a plane landing in Detroit. Jan 25, 2010

Emirates Airlines

Emirates will launch five-times-weekly Dubai-Tokyo Narita service on March 28 aboard a three-class 777-300ER. Jan 27, 2010

Emirates Airlines

Tokyo will serve as EmiratesO 102nd international destination, following the recent launch of operations to Durban and Luanda in October 2009. With the introduction of flights to Tokyo, Emirates will offer two non-stop services between Japan and Dubai, as the airline already operates daily services to Osaka. Starting March 28, 2010, Emirates will fly non-stop to Tokyo five times a week on every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The service will be operated by a state-of-the-art Boeing 777-300ER aircraft offering a three-class configuration of 8 first class private suites, 42 business, and 304 economy class seats. Jan 26, 2010

Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing

Ethiopian Airlines yesterday said the flight recorders from the 737-800 that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea Monday have been located and "will be recovered shortly". Jan 29, 2010

Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing

Flight recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed into the sea off Beirut with 90...

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