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A lack of coordination on air traffic control among GCC states has been blamed for the region’s increasing congestion problems.
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.


Etihad Airways
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase the frequency of its new service to Dallas/Fort Worth in the United States to daily from 16 April 2015.

flydubai's inaugural flight upon arrival to Dar es Salaam
08:15 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down yesterday in Tanzania.

Mohammed Al Khaja, President and Chairman of the Emirates Airline Bowling Club, rolls the first pin to kick off the 7th World Airline Bowling Championship (WABC)
05:57 GMT

More than 120 international bowlers are competing in Dubai this week at the 7th World Airline Bowling Championship (WABC).

Etihad Airways collected the ‘Employer of the Year’ award at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014 in Dubai last night
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was named ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014, which took place in Dubai last night.

October 22, 2014

LR Discovery Sport Reveal Paris
10:15 GMT
(press release)

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport made a uniquely British public début ahead of the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

Etihad Airways’ employees celebrate being named one of LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ by holding signs describing what they love about working for the airline
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been recognised as one of the world’s most attractive employers on LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ list.

October 21, 2014

Air Arabia
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced the launch of non-stop service to Al Jouf, one of the compelling tourist destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

09:57 GMT
(press release)

Toyota's investment in future mobility, including zero-emission vehicles and its focus on sustainability and innovation, have contributed to a 20-per-cent increase in its brand value over the past year.

Hamad Al Kuwari, Managing Director of Qatar Science and Technology Park and Head of the IASP 2014 Doha Organizing Committee
06:36 GMT

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education officially inaugurated the annual event in Doha today (Monday).

During the event
06:18 GMT
(press release)

Alitalia, Italy’s leading carrier, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have unveiled two aircraft in a unique Expo Milano 2015 livery to mark their co-sponsorship of the global event.

October 20, 2014

Land Rover Virgin Galactic space flight
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover has released exclusive new detail on what budding astronauts can expect to experience on a Virgin Galactic space flight.

Etihad Cargo
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, the freighter division of Etihad Airways based in Abu Dhabi, will partner with Avianca Cargo, the cargo division of leading Latin American carrier Avianca, based in Colombia.

Shiraz will become the airline's third Iranian destination supplementing existing operations to Tehran.
00:22 GMT

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, yesterday (October 18) announced the relaunch of flights to Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province in Iran.

October 19, 2014

“The main terminal is fairly lackluster. It isn’t overly clean, crowds can be a problem, and the services for travelers are in short supply."
12:02 GMT

An international website specializing in airport services has ranked King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah among the worst airports in the world with regard to services

During the event
10:12 GMT
(press release)

The Nissan Pathfinder has won ‘Midsize SUV of the Year’ in the Automan Magazine awards, bringing another prestigious trophy to the Japanese automaker’s bulging showcase.