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Emirates launching new Newark, NJ, service via Athens

Emirates on Monday announced that it will be launching a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport via Athens on March 12.

Emirates already has four daily flights to New York's JFK and hopes to strengthen its connection with the American metropolis with the new daily service, while also providing a direct link between Athens and the United States.

Emirates launching new Newark, NY, service via Athens

Emirates on Monday announced that it will be launching a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport via Athens on March 12.

Emirates already has four daily flights to New York's JFK and hopes to strengthen its connection with the American metropolis with the new daily service, while also providing a direct link between Athens and the United States.

Emirates shakes hands with Rolls-Royce on A380 engines

Dubai's Emirates said on Dec. 29 it has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce over a "technical issue" relating to the engines of Airbus's A380 superjumbo, and confirmed receiving one plane this week.

The carrier also said it "will continue to receive deliveries of both A380s and (Boeing) 777s in 2017."

Greek-based firm Echothrust Solutions co-organizing CTF event in Dubai

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) has again chosen Greek-based firm Echothrust Solutions to co-organize the "Capture The Flag" security competition, which takes place this Sunday as part of the du Cyber Security Conference 2016 in Dubai, Echothrust Solutions announced on Wednesday.

Canadian Tycoon Sells Montenegrin Superyacht Marina

The management of Porto Montenegro and the Investment Corporation of Dubai, ICD, which is controlled by the Emirati government, are expected to officially announce the unexpected sale of the superyacht marina on Friday.

Adriatic Marines, which manages the marina, would not comment on the sale, which has been widely rumoured over the past two days in the Montenegrin media. 

Russia's Rostov-on-Don airport reopens after deadly crash

The airport in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don reopened March 21, just over two days after a passenger jet from budget airline FlyDubai crashed there on landing, killing all 62 people on board.   

The Boeing 737, which was flying from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don, exploded into a fireball after missing the runway on a second landing attempt in heavy wind and rain.

EU seeks tough curbs on airline subsidies in aviation deals

EU Commission wants mandate for deals with Turkey and Gulf countries on a "fair competition clause" on agreements, arguing that state subsidies are breaking the competitionThe European Union is seeking tough limits on public subsidies to airlines and the option of revoking their traffic rights as part of new commercial aviation agreements it wants to negotiate with several countries including T

Emirates adds second flight linking Athens with Dubai

Emirates Airlines adds a second daily flight to Athens increasing its weekly flight to Athens to 14.

According to an announcement issued by the airline, the flight will be linked with the already existing itinerary Dubai-Larnaca offering the opportunity to passengers to make reservations between the Cyprus city of Larnaca and Athens.

New sales back down to earth at Dubai airshow

The Dubai Airshow took off yesterday to a slow start amid expectations for a record low in sales as the Gulf's main airlines have already placed large orders with major manufacturers.

"Due to large previous orders, the total show order tally this year will be much less than years prior," said Ben Moores, senior analyst at IHS Aerospace, Defense & Security.

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