Winds of change

The chief executive of Saudi Arabia’s national airline speaks to The Gulf about legacy and regulatory challenges, as well as the carrier’s latest strategic plan which includes an ‘exciting’ fleet renewal programme and, possibly, privatisation [...]

Qatar Airways plans cargo trade expansion: Al Baker

QATAR AIRWAYS will expand its cargo network by building a second cargo terminal in Doha, more than doubling the capacity of its current operations, but has no plans to increase its cargo fleet, according to its chief executive. [...]

New mobile app from RJ

ITALIAN MICHELIN starred chef Oliver Glowig has entered into an agreement with The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa, where he will be responsible for helping the property’s Primavera Italian restaurant set new benchmarks in the kingdom’s culinary s [...]

Air Arabia heads to China

AIR ARABIA starts flights to the Chinese city of Urumqi this month, the Sharjah-based low-cost carrier’s first foray into the giant Asian country.The service to Urumqi, the largest city in western China, will operate three times a week from Sharja [...]