Middle East Airlines News
U.S. allies and Russia prepare for Syria confrontation
Groundwork is being laid for an internationally coordinated military response to the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons on a rebel-held neighborhood in Syria. President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that missiles "will be coming, nice and new and 'smart -- which sparked
Trump touches down in Tel Aviv, what to expect
And the president's stop in Israel comes under tight security as he plans to visit both Israeli and Palestinian territories. ABC's Holly Hunter is live for us in London and Molly were based in Jerusalem for us for much of the last three years the president has a busy agenda dare. Those goals that
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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