November 30, 2013
A combination of new routes and bigger fleets is paving the way for a significant increase in capacity for Algeria’s airline industry, itself part of a broader government push to boost revenues from the tourism industry and drive up visitor numbers.
However, exogenous challenges, including a more competitive"...
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November 26, 2013
The Algerian Air Force has reportedly expressed interest in acquiring the Adcom Systems Yabhon United 40 Block 5 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to boost its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities.
The UAV was exhibited at the recent Dubai Air Show last week. The North Africa Post quoted Adcom Systems chief executive officer Ali Dhadheri as saying the Algerian delegation to the Dubai Air Show 2013 had expressed interest in acquiring the Yabhon United 40 Block 5 to expand its fleet of UAVs.
Although the Yabhon United 40 Block 5 UAV is designed for collecting...
November 25, 2013
Emirates, a global connector of people and places, strengthens its commitment to Algeria by introducing the Airbus A340-500 on the Dubai-Algiers route, commencing 1st December 2013.
Boosting seat capacity by nearly 10% and offering an enhanced cabin product, Emirates’ Airbus A340-500 will replace the current A330-200 operating on flights EK757 and EK758.
“The upgrade of our Algiers service to an Airbus"......Continue Reading >
November 21, 2013
Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, today announced a new partnership with Priority Pass™, the world’s largest independent airport lounge access program. Through the partnership, which launched today, Hilton HHonors members can earn points for purchasing a Priority Pass membership or redeem HHonors points for a membership subscription. A Priority Pass membership grants Hilton HHonors members access to over 600 airport VIP lounges in more than 100 countries worldwide"...Continue Reading >
November 19, 2013
Turkish Airlines recently announced its latest high-flying business venture, Invest on Board. With the new worldwide initiative, investors can now meet startups while onboard sitting in their seats.
Starting this December, Invest On Board will fly 11 startup ideas into the skies via Turkish Airlines in partnership with eTohum, a program which aims to introduce entrepreneurs into the marketplace. Using Turkish Airlines’ in-flight"......Continue Reading >
November 14, 2013
Accor, one of the world’s leading hotel operators, is offering each and everyone an opportunity to watch the world’s best aerial display at the first-ever Skyview, a four-day public event being held alongside the Dubai Airshow. Skyview will take place from 18 to 21 November 2013, between 12 – 6pm at Dubai World Central (DWC), Jebel Ali. The flying displays will commence daily at 2pm.
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