Middle East & South Asia

Boeing has forecast airlines in the Middle East will require 3,180 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Some 70 per cent of this demand is expected to be driven by rapid fleet expansion in the region. According to the Boeing Current Market Outlook,…
Oil demand for aviation is set to grow faster than for any other sector through 2040, leaving no hope for the industry to achieve its goal of carbon-neutral growth after 2020 without offsets from other sectors, the International Energy Agency has warned. The problem, says the agency, is that improvements…
Qantas Airways will slow capacity growth on its US routes in 2016 , redeploying them instead to the fast-growing Asian market. The airline says in a presentation at an investor event that from April 2016, it will reduce its Sydney-Los Angeles services from 10 to seven weekly frequencies, in response…
Carriers operating over northern Iraq are being warned about the possibility of cruise missiles being used in the region.   The advisory, contained in a NOTAM for the Baghdad flight information, warns of cruise missile activity, crossing the Kurdistan region from the Caspian Sea to Syria. It says the affected…
The Indian Government has decided not to go ahead with the privatisation of four of airports in Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will continue to control the Chennai and Kolkata airports while the maintenance and operations of the other two airports is likely to be…
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