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UNWTO Election | Shaika Mai Challenges Zurab Pololikashvili

MANAMA: Shaika Mai Al-Khalifa from the kingdom of Bahrain will challenge the incumbent, Zurab Pololikashvili, for the role of Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Pololikashvili was appointed to the role in 2017 and will seek a second three-year mandate during an executive council meeting of the body in Madrid this […]
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Covid-19 Repercussion | Airbus jet Deliveries at 566 in 2020, Down 34%

TOULOUSE: Airbus delivered 566 commercial aircraft to 87 customers in 2020, 34 percent fewer than in 2019, in line with the production adaptation plan set out in April 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In order to overcome international travel restrictions, the Airbus team developed an innovative e-delivery solution which represented more than 25% […]
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Resuming Air Connectivity | IATA Welcomes ‘Solidarity and Stability’ Agreement

DUBAI: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the signing of the ‘solidarity and stability’ agreement that will see Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt open their air, land and sea borders with Qatar.  The agreement paves the way for commercial airlines to resume regional connectivity, which will shorten flight times and provide essential