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Royal Jordanian (RJ) announced that it has started operating two weekly scheduled flights to Algiers. The first flight took off from Queen Alia International Airport, heading to Algiers International Airport on March 09. The announcement was made during the joint Algerian-Jordanian ministerial meetings in Algeria, in which Samer Majali, CEO, Royal Jordanian took part.

Emirates has recycled more than 500,000 kilograms of plastic and glass over the course of 2022, by collecting discarded bottles onboard for repurposing. 500,000 kilograms is almost the same weight as a fully loaded Emirates flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, recently announced the launch of a daily service to Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ) from March 09.

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced additional frequencies to and from the Republic of Italy effective March 06. The airline’s flights to Milan will become daily with this latest frequency increase, while Rome frequency will increase to three weekly flights, in response to the growing demand on its Italian destinations.

 Emirates has operated its first milestone demonstration flight on a Boeing 777-300ER, powering one of its engines with 100 percent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The flight took off from Dubai International Airport (DXB), and was commanded by Captain Fali Vajifdar and Captain Khalid Nasser Akram, flying for more than one hour over the Dubai coastline.

Cyprus Airways recently announced that after long negotiations it has secured relevant permission and landing slots to operate up to three weekly flights to the UAE’s most populous city, Dubai. Flights will operate to and from Dubai International Airport (DXB).

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced the return of some of its favourite beach destinations for this year’s summer season, as the airline also adds the new route of Goa to its expanding network, which increases the number of Indian destinations on the airline’s network to nine.

The global aviation analytics group OAG has named Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, as the most punctual airline in the Middle East and among the most reliable in the world. 

Jazeera Airways recently announced the launch of a new route to Moscow, Russia, serving an increasing demand for flights to the Middle East region and beyond. Jazeera will be the first airline to operate flights between the two cities.

In line with Bahrain cloud first policy, Gulf Air has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a leading cloud services provider, to deliver a resilient infrastructure to handle the transition of the core IT systems from the airline’s headquarters to the AWS cloud solution which will be used in the unlikely case of emergencies and operational disruptions.