UAE

Dubai to reopen Terminal and concourse for anticipated demand

The reopening of facilities will allow the gradual return of over 40 international carriers to return to their home terminal at the airport

Turkish Airlines to increase daily Dubai flights

Three rotations a day will operate from June 17, backed up by promotional campaign

Flydubai expands summer schedule with two new routes

Flights to the Greek islands will begin in June, with plans to add Naples and Salzburg from July

Saab delivers third GlobalEye to the UAE

Saab handed over the third of five GlobalEye multi-domain airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to the United Arab Emirates on February 20

Emirates self-service check-in kiosks go contactless

Passengers now have the option of using their phones from check-in to boarding without the need for contact

Gulf Air signs MoU with RAK International Airport

The new partnership is set to increase services between Ras Al Khaimah and the Kingdom of Bahrain

UAE orders two additional GlobalEyes

The UAE awarded Saab a follow-on contract, worth US$1.018bn, for the acquisition of two additional GlobalEye multi-domain AEW&C aircraft on January 4

Spangdahlem F-16s deploy to the Middle East

Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcons from the USAF’s 480th Fighter Squadron ‘Warhawks’ at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, deployed to the UAE on November 12

US approves $23bn F-35A, MQ-9B and munition sale to UAE

The US State Department announced on November 10 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of F-35A Lightning IIs, MQ-9Bs and munitions to the UAE

UAE receives second GlobalEye

Saab announced on September 30 that it had delivered its second GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)