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Jun 18

Flynas launches direct flights from Jeddah to Beirut

Flynas launches direct flights from Jeddah to Beirut

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s national budget airline, will now fly direct from Jeddah to Beirut starting June 14, 2018.

The direct flights will operate three times a week and are part of the company’s global"...

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Jun 17

 Middle East Airlines launches direct line to Madrid

Middle East Airlines launches direct line to Madrid

A Middle East Airlines flight to Madrid took off this morning from Rafik Hariri International Airport, launching a direct line with the Spanish capital.


On board Flight #241 were Caretaker Ministers Nuhad al-Mashnouq, Jamal al-Jarrah, Youssef Fenianos and Melhem Riachi,"...

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Jun 14

Worldpay and IDEMIA Introduce MOTION CODE Debit Cards to Financial Institutions in the U.S.

Worldpay and IDEMIA Introduce MOTION CODE Debit Cards to Financial Institutions in the U.S.

(AETOS Wire) -- Vantiv, now Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE:WP) and IDEMIA are spearheading the first North American pilot of the MOTION CODE™ debit card, a dynamic payment card that aids in the fight against card-not-present (CNP) fraud and against hackers to offset the repercussions banks face as a result of data breaches. The average cost of a data breach in the U.S. in 2017 was $7.3 million (1). In a 44 percent increase over 2016, there were 1,579 data breaches in the U.S. in 2017, 302 of which resulted in the exposure of full credit and debit card numbers (2). The MOTION CODE™ payment card replaces the static CVV code printed on the back......

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Jun 14

Scandinavian Airlines Brings on Neustar® to Measure Marketing’s Impact on Key Business Drivers

Scandinavian Airlines Brings on Neustar® to Measure Marketing’s Impact on Key Business Drivers

(AETOS Wire) -- Neustar®, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced that Scandinavian Airlines, has selected Neustar’s advanced marketing analytics solution to understand the impact of its marketing contributions on sales. Scandinavian Airlines sought a partner like Neustar to drive greater impact of its marketing activities and to pinpoint more efficient marketing investments. As an authoritative, neutral provider connecting analytics to business growth, Neustar MarketShare® will provide Scandinavian Airlines with the data-driven insights to guide day-to-day marketing planning and buying......

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Jun 10

 flynas launching direct flights between Jeddah and Beirut

flynas launching direct flights between Jeddah and Beirut

flynas, the national low-cost carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, announced the launch of its direct flight between Jeddah and Beirut as a part of its global expansion plan and to meet the high demand for flights between the Kingdom and Lebanon.

Flights between Jeddah and Beirut"...

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Jun 06

Lebanon's latest problem: too few air traffic controllers

Lebanon's latest problem: too few air traffic controllers

Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, the only civilian hub in Lebanon, is woefully short of certified air traffic controllers – employing only a fifth of the number recommended by global standards.

Despite"...

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May 30

Jetex To Lead Honda Aircraft Middle Eastern Sales

Jetex To Lead Honda Aircraft Middle Eastern Sales

Honda Aircraft (Booth O71, Static SD20) has appointed Jetex Flight Support (Q89) as an authorized sales representative to the Middle East, representing HondaJet sales in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, Pakistan, Jordan, Turkey, and Kuwait. Announcing the appointment"...

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May 27

 Russia vaunts Su-57 operation in Syria: In answer to F-35 over Beirut?

Russia vaunts Su-57 operation in Syria: In answer to F-35 over Beirut?

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu disclosed on May 25 that the fifth-generation Russian Su-57 stealth fighter took part in a battle over Syria in February and fired Kh-59MK2 cruise missiles. DEBKAfile’s military sources describe this missile as a new Russian product endowed with stealth"...

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