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Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:18 pm

All the best in 2018. Please continue your discussion and to post your updates here.

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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:23 pm

Kuwait airways will operate from new dedicated Terminal in March 2018 and will launch 4 new destinations, Chicago, Madrid, Casablanca, Sarajevo.

https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html

Any updates on KU returning to Chicago?
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:07 pm

Saudia will place an order for WB aircraft.

A359/B777X/B789/B7810???
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:51 pm

EK DXB-CKY-DKR-DXB switched to DXB-DSS-CKY-DXB from mid Dec until 1stFEB due fuel issues at new Dakar airport.
 
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:28 am

Emirates will downgrade DXB - BNE (EK434/435) to B777 from JUN1 till AUG1.
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:14 pm

dubaiamman243 wrote:
Saudia will place an order for WB aircraft.

A359/B777X/B789/B7810???


The ongoing rumour was the B777X
 
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:17 am

timberwolf24 wrote:
Kuwait airways will operate from new dedicated Terminal in March 2018 and will launch 4 new destinations, Chicago, Madrid, Casablanca, Sarajevo.

https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html

Any updates on KU returning to Chicago?


Regarding Kuwait Airways are there any updates on the proposed service to Manchester that was rumoured to start last year but obviously didn't occur?
 
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:44 am

Saudia is expected to order 20 B777X during the upcomimg Farnborough air show or the Saudi King visit to the U.S.
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Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:18 pm

Emirates to resume 5 weekly 777 to SAW (Istanbul) effective 8/6/18

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