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The cut throat Asian low-cost airline industry is getting more competition from a new venture by Singapore Airlines to lure international travelers on medium...

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Despite rising fuel costs which led to a decrease in overall profits in the first quarter of 2011, revenue is up for Air Asia. ...

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To avoid the recent common plagues of financial overextension now quite common in European Championship play, UEFA has announced a “financial fairness” rule to...

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Troubled airline Mandala, grounded due to financial reasons since January, will get an influx of cash and experience from a partnership between Saratoga Capital...

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Three major hoteliers have signed deals with Saudi Arabia’s Jabal Omar Development Company to operate new hotels in Makkah. JODC plans to open up...

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According to Citibank’s chief economist for the Middle East, Qatar is unlikely to reap any economic benefit from hosting the 2022 World Cup.  After...

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The UAE’s 1.4 million Indian ex-pats now have an additional option for travel to their home country. Flydubai, Dubai’s low-cost carrier, has announced the...

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A small Chinese village, considered the richest in the country, is testing the idea of air tourism as a revenue generator for the village. ...

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Qatar’s sovereign property developer, Qatari Diar, will finalize the purchase of the famous Singapore establishment Raffles Hotel. Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, W. Somerset Maugham,...

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Workers at Singapore’s Changi airport are celebrating a record 25th win as the continent’s best airport.  The Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards were...

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Keeping in tune of their latest expansion ventures, it appears Qatar Airways is interested in acquiring a stake in Cargolux, the largest cargo carrier...

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Qatar or Jeddah, Saudi Arabia might soon be the recipients of a new Fairmont Raffles hotel complex.  The Qatari monarchy has invested US$877million in...

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Chinese visitors to Dubai have been increasing exponentially over the past year, due in part to the relaxation of visa restrictions and the increasing...

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Google is actively attempting to break into the worldwide $300bn a year online travel industry.  While the US and Europe have long since been...

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The Arab world’s largest airline carrier, Emirates, has decided to order even more new airplanes than previously anticipated in the next few months.  There...

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Asian tourist destinations have been unlikely beneficiaries of the political turmoil and unrest haunting many Middle Eastern and Arab countries.  While wealthy residents of...

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While overall passenger rosters at Dubai International have increased this year, there has been a clear decrease in travelers to and from Africa and...