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cruise

i. Flight from the top of the climb to the top of the descent, carried out at speed and engine settings that result in fuel economy and a long engine life.
ii. A flight condition that permits an aircraft to operate smoothly and efficiently for a long period.
iii. When used in ATC (air traffic control) clearance, it means to authorize a pilot to conduct flight at any altitude from the minimum IFR (instrument flight rules) altitude up to and including the altitude specified in the clearance. The pilot may level off at any intermediate altitude within this block of airspace. Climb or descent within the block is to be made at the discretion of the pilot. However, once the pilot starts the descent and verbally reports leaving an altitude in the block, he or she may not return to that altitude without additional ATC clearance.
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Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mannai, CEO of PandO marinas and executive director, Mina Rashid, said: "We are pleased to move in the right direction in promoting Dubai as a popular destination for international cruise tourists.
Meanwhile, a report by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) said the (http://www.traveller.com.au/cruise-news-the-cruise-director-h1gh2a) fascination for cruise trips is up among youngsters.
Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mannai, chief executive, P&O Marinas & Executive Director, Mina Rashid, said: "We are pleased to move in the right direction in promoting Dubai as a popular destination for international cruise tourists.
Commenting on the success of the 2018/2019 cruise season, Hamad Bin Mejren, senior vice president, Dubai Tourism, said: "The success of the 2018/2019 cruise season stands as a true testament to the robust growth of Dubai's cruise industry and the city's growing appeal as a year-round 'must-visit' destination.
Commenting on the success of the 2018/2019 cruise season, Hamad Bin Mejren, Senior Vice President of Dubai Tourism, said, "The success of the 2018/2019 cruise season stands as a true testament to the robust growth of Dubai's cruise industry and the city's growing appeal as a year-round 'must-visit' destination.
Speaking at the launch in Mumbai, Jurgen Bailom, president and CEO, Zen Cruises, said, 'Zen Cruises is pioneering cruise holidays for Indian passengers in both domestic and international waters.
Louis Cruise Lines successor, Celestyal Cruises Ltd, still runs cruises, but its ships, until this year departed from Piraeus in Greece.
According to the manager of a travel service company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, most cruise travellers are from middle-class families that have few occasions to spend their money on cruise ships.
A member of the International Franchise Association, Dream Vacations is part of World Travel Holdings and has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status, by all the major cruise lines as well as national recognition for its support of military veterans.
According to the report, the number of cruise ship calls to Dubai at Hamdan Bin Mohammad Cruise Terminal at Port Rashid increased by 68 per cent, from 93 in 2013/2014 cruise season to 156 in 2016/2017.
More people are now opting to spend their vacations undertaking a cruise.