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Special EgyptAir flights for Umrah visitors
March 12, 2020

JEDDAH — EgyptAir has arranged special flights to transport pilgrims and visitors from Saudi Arabia amid the travel ban due to the novel coronavirus threat.

In a statement, EgyptAir said it has arranged flights through its offices in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Madinah from Tuesday. There are two Jeddah-Cairo daily flights, and a daily trip from Madinah to Cairo, along with a number of flights from Riyadh, Dammam, Qassim and Abha to Cairo.
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Qantas cuts international capacity, delays Airbus A350 order as coronavirus bites-
March 10, 2020

SYDNEY: Qantas Airways will cut its international capacity by nearly 25 percent over the next six months and delay an order for Airbus A350 planes as part of sweeping changes in response to a coronavirus-led plunge in passenger demand.
The Australian airline also said on Tuesday it is canceling plans for a A$150 million ($98.73 million) off-market share buyback to preserve cash.
Qantas’ chief executive and chairman will take no salary for the rest"...

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ACI Reveals World’s Best Airports for Customer Experience
March 9, 2020

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards.

The awards recognize those airports around the world that deliver the best customer experience in the opinion of their own passengers.

This year, 140 awards have been won by 84 individual"...

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India's IndiGo to launch direct flight services to Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam from Calicut
March 2, 2020

Indian low cost airline IndiGo plans to start direct flight services to three destinations in Saudi Arabia from Calicut International Airport in northern Kerala, in a bid to further expand its operations in the Middle East sector.

“IndiGo has plans to commence direct services to Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam from Calicut,” a senior official of Calicut International Airport told"...

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Saudi's Flynas to launch flights to ten new destinations
February 27, 2020

Saudi low-cost carrier Flynas is to launch flights to ten new destinations this summer.

Departing from Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Qassim, the low-cost airline will launch new routes to Salzburg, in Austria; Tirana, in Albania; Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh; in Egypt; Salalah, in Oman; Vienna, in Austria; Sarajevo, in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Baku, in Azerbaijan, and Tbilisi and Batumi in"...

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ACI official is all praise for new Jeddah airport
February 24, 2020

JEDDAH — The new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah will top the region's airports, predicted Stefano Baronci, director general of Airports Council International (ACI) for Asia and the Pacific region.

Baronci, on a visit to the Kingdom, where he interacted with senior General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) officials, said the new airport in Jeddah is distinguished in terms of its design and beautiful formation. He said other"...

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Boeing finds a new issue with 737 MAX aircraft
February 20, 2020

Boeing said Tuesday that it found debris contaminating the fuel tanks of some 737 MAX jets that it built in the past year but was unable to deliver to airline customers.
A Boeing official said the debris was discovered in “several” planes but did not give a precise number. Boeing built about 400 undelivered MAX jets before it temporarily halted production last month.
The fuel tank debris was discovered during maintenance on parked planes,"...

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Saudi flying club to host international aviation event
February 19, 2020

MADINAH: Aviation enthusiasts are being invited to wing their way to an international flying event set to take off in Madinah.

The activities of Madinah Sport Flying Club will take center stage at the event organized by the Saudi Aviation Club in cooperation with the Madinah Development Authority.

Taking place"...

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JEOL: Release of a New Ultrahigh Atomic Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope JEM-ARM300F2 (GRAND ARM(TM)2)
February 15, 2020

JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new atomic resolution analytical electron microscope, JEM-ARM300F2 (GRAND ARM(TM)2) to be released in February 2020.

Product development background

In Electron Microscopy, a great number of microscopists and engineers have continued"...

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Mary Kay Participates in 2020 Generational Dermatology Palm Springs Symposium
February 15, 2020

Mary Kay Inc., a global beauty company and leader in skin care innovation, continued its decades-long support of the beauty and scientific communities by recently supporting the 2020 Generational Dermatology Palm Springs Symposium from Feb. 14 – 16. Generational Dermatology, founded by Dr. Wendy E. Roberts, takes a multi-decade approach to the evolving aging patient, including medical, surgical and aesthetic dermatology. This symposium is targeted toward dermatologists and other core specialists at all stages of their careers. Participants join extraordinary faculty and key opinion leaders at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Rancho Mirage. “Our commitment to skin care science isn’t just about making new Mary Kay products,” said Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Scientific Officer at Mary Kay.......

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