Airline

Carriers back in profit in second quarter

IATA (International Air Transport Authority) has  assessed the financial health of the airline industry and has reported that a new profit $ 3.9 billion has been made in the second quarter. These results contrast to the $881 million net loss posted by carriers a year earlier.

The cause for the increase has been attributed to asset sales worth $1.3 million, as well as stable fuel prices and slowly improving demand over the past few months.

More Airline
Emirates creates history when first A380 Lands in Colombo
Emirates to add four extra flights a week to Cairo from October 29
Etihad now flies Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Abu Dhabi to Seoul
Latest Travel News
Learn Emirati cooking at the Radisson Bl...
Emirates to add four extra flights a wee...
Modhesh visits At the Top at Burj Khalif...
Featured Sights To See
Keats House

Keats House

London, United Kingdom

Keats House is where the poet John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820, and is the setting that inspired some of his most memorable poetry.   Here, Keats wrote 'Ode to a Nightingale', and fell in love with Fanny Brawne, the girl next door. It was from this house that he travelled to Rome, where he died of tuberculosis aged just 25.   The Keats House collection is comprised of an enormous...

Russian Drama Theater

Russian Drama Theater

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Address: 43 Abai Avenue, corner of Mukanov Street, Abylai Khan Avenue, Almaty Timings: Tuesdays to Sundays Tickets: depends on show type and duration Built in 1969 as a humble theater, this place has become one of the most popular destinations for Russian literature and performance freaks. It is named after Michael Lermontov, a prominent Russian author/playwright. The theater hosts seve...

Norton Simon Museum

Norton Simon Museum

Los Angeles, United States

This museum showcases an extensive collection of European art and features the works of Rembrandt, Picasso, the Impressionists and Rodin. Visitors will also find a collection of Degas' sculptures as well as sculptures from India and South-East Asia. While you're there, don't forget to take a stroll through the garden, which features fountains, ponds, statutes and various sculptures.   ...

The Big Bell Temple

The Big Bell Temple

Beijing, China

Dating back to the 1700s this temple was used by Buddhists to pray for rain. It now houses the biggest bell [over 20 feet wide] built by any Chinese emperor as well as other bells dating back to the Yuan and Ming dynasties. Timings: Daily 8 30 A.M- 4 30 P.M Admission: Y 10 Address: 1 A Beisanhuanxi Lu Tel: 010-6255-0843  ...