Transport & Shipping

Featured Story:

Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.


UAE airlines have suspended flights to Baghdad after a passenger airline from UAE was fired at while landing at Baghdad airport on Monday.
15:14 GMT

“With immediate effect, we have suspended all flights to Baghdad. The safety of our customers and employees is always our first priority,” Etihad Airways said in a statement.

The year 2015 may just be one of the best times for people to go for their dream vacation as holiday spending could get cheaper anytime soon.
14:25 GMT

Cost of travel in 2015 set to get cheaper, thanks to sharp drop in fuel prices

Etihad Airways
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced plans to boost the number of UAE nationals employed in the airline substantially as part of its award winning UAE national development strategy.

January 26, 2015

Earlier this month, the chief executive of Qatar Airways said it would reduce its fuel surcharge, without saying when or by how much.
17:51 GMT

Dubai's flagship airline, Emirates, is studying whether to cut the fuel surcharge it passes on to customers to reflect recent drops in oil prices, its president has been quoted a saying.

The new airport, which will be spread over an area of 17,500 sq m, will be operated by Al Nasriyah under a 45-year contract, reported the Kuwait news agency.
10:37 GMT

Kuwait-based Al-Nasriyah Company has signed an agreement with Iraqi National Investment Commission (NIC) for the development of a new cargo airport in Diwaniya governorate of Iraq at a cost of $1.35 billion.

During the event
10:06 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors’ Toyota Emirates Drifting Team, led by reigning champion Ahmed Al Ameri, continued his success by finishing second at the 2014/2015 Drift UAE Round 2.

Land Rover
06:52 GMT
(press release)

The Extreme Sailing Series and Series Main Partner, Land Rover, are delighted to announce Oman Sail as the winner of the 2014 Land Rover Above and Beyond award.

Etihad Airways
06:46 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced a number of schedule changes to the airline’s flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and Chicago, New York, and Toronto, which will start on Sunday 29 March 2015.

04:40 GMT
(press release)

The 2015 Ford Expedition earned a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. government’s highest possible overall rating.

January 25, 2015

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 115 nationalities
08:59 GMT

Etihad Airways is holding 11 recruitment days in February 2015, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join its World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
06:29 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports today reported a year of solid growth in 2014, setting new annual records in passenger figures, aircraft and freight traffic.

Air traffic in Dubai was halted for nearly an hour on Friday due to public misuse of recreational drones near the flight path.
05:55 GMT

He said such recreational drones pose a serious risk to the safety of air navigation as well as passengers, he said.

Hyundai Elantra
05:35 GMT
(press release)

TheHyundai Elantra has topped fifth place in the ranking for the world’s best-selling car, according to a report issued by “Carmudi”. The study found that across the globe, Hyundai had sold a total of 406,995 units in the 24 years since its launch.

January 22, 2015

Emirates Airline
13:05 GMT

Customers worldwide have spoken and Emirates airline has been ranked as the Best Airline in 2014, according to an annual study by eDreams, one of the largest e-commerce travel companies in Europe.

RJ's 787
06:23 GMT

A Jordanian woman gave birth to a baby girl aboard RJ’s JFK-bound flight (261) on one of the airline’s 787 Dreamliner on Jan. 20.