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The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has cleared the crash-prone Boeing 737 Max for operations.

One was released from the UAE and flown home on Sunday, while "the ten others should arrive tomorrow", Abbas Ibrahim, the head of Lebanon's General Security apparatus said.

<em>Emirates</em>, Etihad to pilot virus 'travel pass'

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Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus 'travel pass'

Emirates and Etihad said they would be among the first companies to test an application that allows pre-travel verification of coronavirus tests and vaccinations.

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of ...

Qataris crossing into Saudi Arabia welcomed with roses

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Qataris crossing into Saudi Arabia welcomed with roses

Drivers who arrived at the Salwa border crossing in Saudi Arabia from the Qatari land crossing at Abu Samrah were welcomed with roses.

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Qatar Airways to fly over Saudi for first time

Qatar Airways will fly over Saudi Arabia for the first time since the Gulf crisis.

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Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

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WATCH: UAE hosts first Orthodox Jewish wedding in Dubai

The wedding reportedly took place at the Park Hyatt Dubai Hotel and featured some 150 guests, Ynet reported, adding that at least half the ...

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UAE's Etihad to fly to Tel Aviv next year

The Abu Dhabi-based airline "will launch daily scheduled year-round flights to Tel Aviv", it said in a statement.

Flydubai to launch first commercial service to Tel Aviv

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Flydubai to launch first commercial service to Tel Aviv

Dubai budget airline flydubai will operate 14 flights a week between Dubai and Tel Aviv.

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Dubai to stock Israeli-grown wine from occupied Golan Heights

The Israeli wine will be available at hotels, restaurants and shops in Dubai, where only non-Muslims are legally allowed to drink.

Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

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Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

Restaurants and caterers in Dubai are rushing to prepare for what they hope will be a flood of Jewish visitors arriving on new direct flights.

Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

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Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

An Israeli official confirmed direct flights between Israel and the UAE have been postponed until January because of coronavirus.

Qatar Airways gives teachers free tickets as Covid-19 'thank-you'

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Qatar Airways gives teachers free tickets as Covid-19 'thank-you'

The Qatari airline is thanking teachers worldwide by giving away 21,000 flights to mark World Teachers' Day

US fines <em>Emirates</em> $400,000 for flying over Iran airspace

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US fines Emirates $400,000 for flying over Iran airspace

The UAE's national airline has been fined over flights operated last year amid tensions between Washington and Tehran.

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UAE weapon deliveries to Haftar 'escalated' since arms embargo

The UAE has been sending weapons to aid Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar in his failing campaign to take Tripoli.

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Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

Qatar Airways said it received $2.0 billion in state aid to weather the coronavirus crisis, as it posted huge annual losses after enduring one ...

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Israel airliner flies to Bahrain after ties normalised

An Israeli airliner flew to Bahrain days after both countries signed a normalisation deal.

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Emirates airline to produce kosher meals as Israel beckons

The Middle East's biggest airline will set up a 'dedicated' facility to produce kosher meals for Jewish travellers.

Israel's El Al announces cargo flight to Dubai

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Israel's El Al announces cargo flight to Dubai

The flight will carry 'agricultural and high-tech equipment' from Israel to the UAE.

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Dubai government pumped $2 billion into Emirates airline: report

The Dubai government has helped keep its star airline afloat during difficult economic times.

UAE airlines ask staff to extend unpaid leave

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UAE airlines ask staff to extend unpaid leave

The airline industry has been hard hit by the coronavirus crisis.

US blacklists UAE firms for supporting Iran's Mahan Air

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US blacklists UAE firms for supporting Iran's Mahan Air

Two UAE-based companies were placed on a US sanctions blacklist on Wednesday, authorities confirmed.

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

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Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

"These measures specifically targeted Qatar Airways, with the objective of shuttering Qatar Airways' local operations."

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