An Air Europa Boeing 737-800 airplane takes off from Palma de Mallorca, Spain British Airways owner IAG agreed on Monday to buy Spain’s Air Europa as the global aviation sector charts a path through high-profile failures, fierce competition, economic woes and high fuel prices. London-listed International Airlines... Read more
Sometimes, when sleep eludes me in the dark hour before dawn, I make my way to the Pont de la Tournelle, the 400-foot bridge that links the Île Saint-Louis to Paris’s Left Bank. I plant myself at its midpoint, face west and wait. Before me is the skeletal back... Read more
Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways has become the first low-cost carrier in the Middle East to fly to the United Kingdom with the launch of its inaugural flight to London. The company’s newest A320neo aircraft took off from Jazeera Terminal 5 at Kuwait International Airport on Sunday destined for London Gatwick... Read more
The Kingdom of Bhutan, located on the ancient Silk Road in South Asia, is listed as the top place to travel in 2020 The Kingdom of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures success not by economic growth but by gross national happiness, has been... Read more
International Air Transport Association announces the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey Biometric identification to cut waiting lists, access to Wi-Fi at 34,000 ft and maximum times for baggage collection are among the top priorities for air passengers, according to a new survey. The International Air Transport Association... Read more
As young boys in Penang, Malaysia, Aik Wye and Sean Ng routinely watched English Premier League soccer, something of a national obsession, on TV. They witnessed the way their community gathered in kopi tiams, or coffee shops, to catch the action from afar. They remember their friends and family... Read more
The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Tacey Rychter, the bureau’s audience editor. “What are your ways of staying present and more deeply observant when you travel?” I asked that question in... Read more
The GCC region, including Qatar, has become one of the most important source markets for German tourism due to the long stays and the above-average purchasing power of visitors, an official of the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) – Gulf Countries has told Gulf Times. “The Gulf region is... Read more
JA Beach Hotel has completed a renovation of the entire building facade, now showcasing sleek all-glass balconies and new furniture, giving guests panoramic sea views of the 800 metre private beach Described as the ‘original heritage hotel at the heart of the action’, the much-loved and award-winning JA Beach... Read more
Out of all 200 countries in the world, you’re going to be surprised to know that with your Saudi passport you can now visit 63 countries without a prior visa. Those countries are welcoming you now with open arms, so you have absolutely no excuse to stop you from grabing your... Read more