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  • Saudi Arabia's Sama to suspend all operations


    Saudi Arabia budget carrier Sama is to suspend all flight operations from tomorrow, after heavily criticising the restrictive operating regime under which...


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  • IN FOCUS: Low-cost carriers keep flexing the model


    For the low-cost carrier segment, 2011 saw a further spread of the model. Double-digit growth continued, with passenger...


  • Losses force Sama to consider axing all domestic flights


    Saudi Arabian budget carrier Sama is considering suspending all domestic services after concluding that the airline...


  • Dubai's ruler orders creation of Emirates Group budget carrier


    <P>Dubai’s ruler has ordered the establishment of a budget carrier for the emirate to meet demands of increased...


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  • Saudi’s GACA shortlists 7 operators for domestic licence

    News | 11 Jul 2012 11:53 | Martin Rivers

    Saudi civil aviation authority GACA has shortlisted seven of the 14 companies that submitted bids to operate domestic air services in the kingdom, state-run...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saudis-GACA-shortlists-7-operators-for-domestic-licence-374246/
  • IN FOCUS: Low-cost carriers keep flexing the model

    News | 27 Apr 2012 09:15 | Graham Dunn

    For the low-cost carrier segment, 2011 saw a further spread of the model. Double-digit growth continued, with passenger numbers at the 75 biggest carriers jumping by 11.6%. Revenues among 30 of the leading carriers increased by a quarter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Low-cost-carriers-keep-flexing-the-model-371214/
  • Business: Good week - Bad week

    News | 30 Aug 2010 23:00

    Good week - Delta cabin crew Bad week - SAMAhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Business-Good-week-Bad-week-346737/
  • Saudi Arabia's Sama to suspend all operations

    News | 23 Aug 2010 07:51 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Saudi Arabia budget carrier Sama is to suspend all flight operations from tomorrow, after heavily criticising the restrictive operating regime under which...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saudi-Arabias-Sama-to-suspend-all-operations-346427/
  • Interview: Air Arabia chief executive Adel Ali

    News | 21 Apr 2010 10:22 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Adel Ali pioneered the low-cost model in the Middle East when he set up Sharjah-based Air Arabia in 2003. Now he is working to expand the airline's empire...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Interview-Air-Arabia-chief-executive-Adel-Ali-340855/
  • Special Report: Low-cost carriers - coming of age

    News | 20 Apr 2010 14:24 | Graham Dunn

    During probably the most torrid market conditions the airline sector has ever faced, the low-cost segment can point to its relatively robust profitability performance as testament to its business modelhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Special-Report-Low-cost-carriers-coming-of-age-340853/