Air Berlin, Germany's second biggest airline, filed for insolvency on Tuesday after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, withdrew financial aid for the loss-making carrier.
Passengers from six mainly Muslim countries who would have been barred from the United States under President Donald Trump's latest travel order will be allowed to board US-bound flights on Emirates and Etihad Airways.
Lufthansa believes the rapid growth phase of Gulf airlines is coming to end, which could help to ease some of the pressure in a highly competitive industry, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
Boeing is set to deliver its 30th 787 Dreamliner to Qatar Airways in the next few weeks, company’s senior vice-president (International sales) Martin A. Bentrott has said.
A German appeals court has allowed Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad to continue most of its code share flights with Air Berlin for the winter schedule ending in March.