EMIRATES is raising Nairobi to triple daily from June 1 (all B777s). ETIHAD AIRWAYS is increasing Maldives services to 11 a week between July 1-September 17. Etihad raises Dallas Fort Worth to daily flights from February 2. It launched the route in December 2014 and will continue to fly a three-class B777-200. GULF AIR has started five-times weekly flights between Bahrain and Colombo. QATAR AIRWAYS is sponsoring the ‘7-star cinema experience’ at Novo Cinemas across Qatar, Bahrain and UAE. IRAN AIR has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, the first of 100 Airbus planes on order (46 single-aisle, 54 widebodies).