Airports

Emirates foresees more cancellations

April 21- The President of Emirates Airline, Tim Clark, said on Tuesday that 20 per cent of the airline's fleet is still grounded in Dubai as more flights were cancelled. "All the German flights that were going off this morning have had to be rerouted to Vienna and Zurich," Clark said.  Flights to Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt and Dusseldorf had to be flown to Vienna or Zurich.
However, Emirates will not increase its fares once normalcy resumes, added Clark. Emirates has already incurred losses worth $66 million. 
Meanwhile flights to France, Switzerland and Italy will leave as scheduled but since the dust cloud is moving, flights to Italy may be grounded today. Emirates can deal with the losses for another two weeks, said Clark: "Two weeks will be manageable, we are in good shape.” He is also confident that his airline can deal with the loss. “We can recover this, so long as it doesn't go on indefinitely. We will cut costs, increase income, work the airline harder, hopefully we can get through it," he added.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Monday that airlines around the world are losing about $200 million a day owing to the disruptions. 

More Airports
Skytrax announces list of best airports for 2018
Passenger traffic at Doha’s Hamad International Airport grows by 20%
World’s first 7-star airport inaugurated
Latest Travel News
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Kara...
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals...
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Featured Sights To See
The Barbar Temples

The Barbar Temples

Bahrain, Bahrain

These Temples date back to the 2 nd and 3 rd millennia BC. They surround a holy well dedicated to Enki, the god of spring water. Digging has revealed that the temple remains today were built on two older temples and there is evidence of Sumerian influence. The buildings were made of stone and though now they are little more than a few rocks, they depict a gripping, if grisly, image of the temples ...

Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral

Dublin, Ireland

Christ Church Cathedral is considered the oldest building in Dublin.  The original building dates back from Viking times, sometime shortly after 1028.  The church stood on a hill overlooking the settlement and was one of just two churches serving Dublin at that time.  It was completely rebuilt in the 1180s by Robert de Clare (aka Strongbow), the Norman conqueror of Dublin. Over...

Temple Bar

Temple Bar

Dublin, Ireland

Located on the south bank of the River Liffey, the Temple Bar area is one of the the most popular spots in Dublin.  Temple Bar was one of Dublin's nicest neighborhoods in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.  Many of the city's elite lived here, but starting in the nineteenth century, the area went in to a steep decline.  It quickly became one of London's most derelict neighbor...

What to do with Children in Tow

What to do with Children in Tow

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is one of the most kid-friendly places around! Take the kids to Junibacken, Galärparken for a ride on the story train and be sure to check out the bookshop there! Most museums arrange special attractions and activities for kids and the Observatory Museum lets kids watch the stars through a telescope! The Aquaria Water Museum and the Skansen Open Air Museum are also great to keep kids bus...