Middle East Airlines News
Excerpt: Thomas Friedman's 'From Beirut to Jerusalem'
SEE THOMAS FRIEDMAN SUNDAY ON ‘THIS WEEK’ “Prelude: From Minneapolis to Beirut” from FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM by Thomas L. Friedman. Copyright © 1989, 1990, 2012 by Thomas L. Friedman. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC and Picador. All Rights Reserved. www.fsgbooks.com...
Global airline group predicts $11B industry losses this year
The International Air Transport Association released a revised global financial forecast Tuesday, predicting airline losses totaling $11 billion in 2009. This is $2 billion worse than the previously projected $9 billion loss due to rising fuel prices and weak demand. Industry revenues for the year
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, March 20, 2009
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ PETER MARTINEZ, CARRIE HALPERIN, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, JAYCE HENDERSON,...
Economy could take toll on luxury of Middle East airlines
On a Dubai-New York flight on Emirates airlines late last year, Jeff Rosenthal awoke in his first-class private suite with a craving for vanilla ice cream covered in chocolate. Still in his pajamas, the textile executive from New York asked a flight attendant if the dessert was a possibility. "She
Emirates Sets New Standard for Airlines, But Will Its Master Plan Fly?
Billboards Boast of Lavish Non-stop Flights from the San Francisco to Dubai
Emirates sets new standard for airlines, but will its master plan fly?
A billboard on an Oakland city bus touts complimentary chauffer-driven limousine service for first- and business-class passengers flying to Dubai and beyond on Emirates Airlines. Although it might seem an unlikely place to plug an airline based 8,000 miles away, this is part of a much larger