Topic archives: ME3

Emirates shelves its enthusiasm for lots of shiny new Airbuses or Boeings

Emirates shelves its enthusiasm for lots of shiny new Airbuses or Boeings

September 10, 2017 33

Emirates gives fair warning that rapid expansion is part of a glorious past

Trump admin struggles to find way out of laptop ban stupidity

Trump admin struggles to find way out of laptop ban stupidity

June 15, 2017 2

Educating the Trump administration on the realities of scheduled airline travel security continues to lurch forward

Comical, idiotic or in response to real threat Trump laptop bans are a big Fail

Comical, idiotic or in response to real threat Trump laptop bans are a big Fail

May 18, 2017 1

Why the long drawn out computer ban issue looks like 99 percent Trump bullsh*t

US curbs on Middle East carriers continue to backfire

US curbs on Middle East carriers continue to backfire

April 25, 2017 7

The Trump administrations pandering to anti Middle East carrier lobbying hasn't stopped Etihad and now Qatar Airways from growing their US routes

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

March 22, 2017 26

Banning laptops on successful ME airlines flying to America may have unintended and lethal consequences

Qatar Airways predicts long haul low cost airlines will fail

Qatar Airways predicts long haul low cost airlines will fail

March 14, 2017 19

While Emirates seems a bit gloomy about the future, Qatar has cornered the market in airline optimism

American panic? Beware Emirates bearing Greeks?

American panic? Beware Emirates bearing Greeks?

January 24, 2017 6

Year round dailies between Athens (Greece) and the New World coming to y'all by Emirates

Emirates growth issues less of a crisis than poor public reading skills?

Emirates growth issues less of a crisis than poor public reading skills?

January 6, 2017 22

Emirates may have the world's largest fleet of A380s and 777s, but will a trade war change that?

US takes no action against Middle East global carriers

US takes no action against Middle East global carriers

August 3, 2016 6

The US decision has implications for attempts in Australia to ban or restrict Middle East carriers like Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

April 6, 2016 16

A top Asian and European carrier combine to cut out or bypass the Middle East hubs

How Asia, EU, might curb ME3 mega airlines

How Asia, EU, might curb ME3 mega airlines

November 30, 2015 4

Could it be that the US will get a lesson in how to curb the growth of Middle East carriers by doing unlimited access traffic deals instead of seeking to curb successful foreign competitors as somehow ‘un-American’?

Emirates rebuts subsidy claims, but who will read its evidence?

Emirates rebuts subsidy claims, but who will read its evidence?

July 1, 2015 4

Opinion Emirates has handed US authorities a massively documented rebuttal of claims by America’s three largest airlines that it is unfairly competing with them, and that as a consequence, it should be locked down by restrictions on its access to key air travel markets.

European big two reported to be planning a quality offensive

European big two reported to be planning a quality offensive

June 6, 2015 10

In a startling development EU majors Air France KLM and Lufthansa Group are reported to be planning to stop complaining about the success of the leading middle East carriers and instead try competing on quality.