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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.
October 23, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.

October 30, 2014

Porsche
11:13 GMT
(press release)

Embodying more power and greater efficiency, Porsche Centre Bahrain, Behbehani Brothers w.l.l., has welcomed the arrival of the all-new Cayenne, boasting enhanced performance, a sharpened design and more exciting features as standard.

Etihad Airways
10:14 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced that Mumbai and New Delhi will become its first destinations in India to be served with triple-daily flights, strengthening its unparalleled offering with Jet Airways into and out of the country.

During the event
09:37 GMT
(press release)

Nissan Middle East announced that its international GT Academy competition will be brought to the TV screens of the GCC and Levant every Sunday starting from November 2nd through MBC Action at 22:30 KSA time.

Qatar Airways
06:42 GMT

In celebration of its first anniversary of joining the oneworld global alliance, Qatar Airways is offering customers in the U.S. a fabulous Double the Luxury offer.

October 29, 2014

Mr. Ahmad Khalifa Hammad, CEO, Al Ahli Club Dubai (Left) and Mr. Abdulla Tawakul – SVP, Corporate & Regional Network, dnata Travel (Right) signing the renewal of dnata’s sponsorship of Al Ahli Dubai FC.
10:31 GMT

dnata has announced the renewal of its sponsorship of Al Ahli Club. dnata has been a Premier Partner of Al Ahli since 2012.

Naveen Chawla, VP Aeromarketing for Mumbai International Airport, flydubai's CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith and flydubai's SVP Sudhir Sreedharan 2
09:51 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai today celebrated the arrival of its inaugural service to Mumbai.

During the celebration
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today marked its eleventh year of successful operations with its first flight to Tiblisi, Georgia.

Ahmed Al Dhaheri, Chairman of Ali & Sons Co LLC, Thomas Milz, Managing Director of Volkswagen Middle East, and Ammar Johmani, General Manager of Volkswagen Ali & Sons
04:15 GMT
(press release)

Ali & Sons Co. LLC, the official distributor of Volkswagen in Abu Dhabi, today broke ground on the development of a new state-of-the-art Volkswagen showroom in Rawdhat, Abu Dhabi

October 28, 2014

Qatar Airways
06:08 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways has continued its expansion in Africa with the launch of services to its latest destination Djibouti, beginning 26th October, 2014.

Emirates Airline
05:06 GMT

Emirates, a global catalyst of trade and business, has launched a daily non-stop service to BUDAPEST, marking its first entry into Hungary.

October 27, 2014

Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules, Etihad Airways new GM for Thailand
05:13 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager for Thailand.

October 26, 2014

Emirates' specially designed crockery for its Japanese routes
10:08 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced that it has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year.

British Airways
07:16 GMT
(press release)

First and Club World (business class) customers travelling between Jordan and Washington via Heathrow on British Airways’ first A380 to the US Capital, will now have the added bonus of enjoying the airline’s newly re-launched lounge at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Lexus
05:09 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade & Auto (CTA) announced the opening the submission window for its renowned global creative design contest, the Lexus Design Award, which will remain open until November 3, 2014.

October 23, 2014

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.