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CMA CGM launches the first low-carbon shipping offer by choosing biomethane

CMA CGM launches the first low-carbon shipping offer by choosing biomethane

With biomethane, a non-fossil energy, CMA CGM provides customers with a new and immediately available solution, bringing the Group a step closer toward carbon neutrality. 12,000 tonnes of biomethane, the equivalent of two 1,400-TEU LNG-powered ships on an intra-European service for a whole year. An unmatched CMA CGM Group offering helping its customers reduce their CO2 emissions

Emirates collaborates with Dubai-based artists for a special edition of its Ramadan boxes

Dubai, UAE, 6 April 2021 – As part of its annual Ramadan service, Emirates offers a specially curated meal served in ready-to-eat boxes to customers fasting during the holy month. This year, the airline’s in-house designers and product design team collaborated with local artists to produce bespoke designs for a special edition of its signature Ramadan service.

Emirates SkyCargo becomes first air cargo carrier to deliver 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations

Air cargo carrier transported more than 220 tonnes of COVID-19 vaccines on over 150 flights to over 50 destinations Dubai, UAE, 01 April 2021– In the run up to World Health Day (7 April), Emirates SkyCargo has become the first airline cargo carrier in the world to have transported more than 50 million doses of

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Allocates AED735 Million to Abu Dhabi Exports Office in 2021 to Support Export Financing

ADEX 2021 export financing budget represents AED184 million increase over 2020 allocation UAE national export community well positioned for growth in 2021 and beyond Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 March, 2021 – The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) Board of Directors approved the allocation of AED735 million ($200 million) for Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX) to accommodate

IATA must step up communications to boost confidence in air travel: Arab Aviation Summit panel

The rise of private charter and the challenges in business travel will have a decisive influence on the industry, but the key is to boost passenger confidence, says Sunil John Dubai, UAE: March 23, 2021: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) must step up its communications efforts, provide common guidelines and rally all industry stakeholders

10 start-up finalists from six continents to compete for latest supply chain innovations at Gulftainer’s ‘Future of Ports 2021’

Highly disruptive start-ups to showcase groundbreaking IoT, AI and Autonomous Drones, Big Data and Advanced Analytics, and Blockchain solutions that could redefine the ports and logistics sector Top five start-ups will win cash prizes and the opportunity to explore the deployment or co-development of their technology with Gulftainer Future of Ports Startup Challenge evaluated more

Emirates and TAP Air Portugal sign MOU to expand strategic partnership

Customers of both airlines to benefit from more codeshare destinations in the Americas, North Africa and East Asia, and added domestic connections in Portugal  Both airlines to explore expansion of current frequent flyer programme  Both airlines to leverage each other’s award winning Stopover programmes  Emirates to support TAP Air Portugal as it investigates flying to

Omeir Travel extends Amadeus partnership to power UAE growth and broaden digital presence

Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 3, 2021: Omeir Travel has strengthened its long-term relationship with Amadeus by extending their partnership. Since 2003, Amadeus has accompanied Omeir Travel in its digital transformation and the development of integrated travel services for consumers in the UAE and from around the world. This continued collaboration comes as Omeir Travel

More space and privacy for Emirates Economy Class customers with new option to purchase empty adjoining seats

Dubai, UAE, 01 March 2021 – Emirates’ Economy Class customers can now enjoy even more personal space and privacy onboard with the ability to purchase up to three empty adjoining seats on their flight. These seats will be offered to all Economy Class customers holding a confirmed booking. Customers will not be able to pre-book empty seats,