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The new Dubai Tram that is slated to be launched in November could add significant value to the properties around this new mode of transport
October 14, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
After the success of Dubai Metro, now the Dubai Tram project could further change the dynamics of the real estate sector,

October 14, 2014

Etihad profits rose by 29 per cent in Q3 (File/AFP)
12:36 GMT

The UAE's national airline, Etihad, reported profits of $1.8 billion in the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 29 per cent year-on-year.

Etihad Airways
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today reported total revenues of US$1.8 billion for the third quarter of 2014, an impressive increase of 29 per cent year-on-year.

During the event
08:23 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, today announced that it has been named among the World Economic Forum’s prestigious Global Growth Companies (GGCs) for 2014.

October 13, 2014

Arab Idol season 3 is now available for viewing on Emirates inflight entertainment system “ice Digital Widescreen” across the 3 classes
12:20 GMT

Fans of Arab Idol are in for a special treat on their next Emirates flight: Arab Idol season 3 is now available for viewing on ice Digital Widescreen, the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system.

Jazeera Airways
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its August 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a 26% increase in total flown passengers and an increase in flown passengers on 12 routes served during the month.

October 12, 2014

The upgradation of key elements of the terminal forms part of the first phase of the Airport Modernization Program.
04:55 GMT

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) said it has started the installation of new state-of-the-art passenger boarding bridges at the Bahrain International Airport (BIA).

October 9, 2014

Etihad Airways Vice President Corporate Affairs, Michael Venus; Sport Australia Hall of Fame Chairman, John Bertrand AM; and Chairperson of the Selection and Mentoring Program, Sue Stanley with the 2014 Scholarship and Mentoring Program winners
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its sponsorship of Sport Australia Hall of Fame until 2019.

Lufthansa Premium Economy Class
05:26 GMT
(press release)

On board the Boeing 747-8, the new Premium Economy Class was presented on the special flight of LH 9880.

October 8, 2014

14:12 GMT

flydubai has announced that it will begin flights to Bratislava in Slovakia, Prague in the Czech Republic and Sofia in Bulgaria.

Jaguar XF
13:58 GMT
(press release)

Further expanding its portfolio of services, luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has launched a branded Financial Services Programme across its key dealer network in the MENA region.

Jamie Redknapp plays a shot from the wing of a British Airways Boeing 747
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Straight from his success at the Ryder Cup, European hero Justin Rose flew from Scotland to British Airways’ engineering hangar in London to take on a unique charity challenge to raise funds and awareness for the Kate and Justin Rose Foundation.

Maurizio Merlo, CEO Darwin Airline; Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO airberlin; James Hogan, President and CEO Etihad Airways; Cramer Ball, CEO Jet Airways; Dane Kondić, CEO Air Serbia, Manoj Papa, CEO Air Seychelles; celebrate the launch of Etihad Airways Partners
10:47 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways unveiled Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand which brings together like-minded airlines to offer customers more choice through improved networks and schedules and enhanced frequent flyer benefits.

Turkish Airlines
05:27 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines announced the launch of direct flights to the capitals and the largest cities of Estonia and Lithuania; Tallinn and Vilnius operating from 26th October 2014.

Royal Jordanian Airlines
05:13 GMT

Royal Jordanian flight 261 from Amman to New York had a minor incident while taxiing at JFK Airport yesterday.

October 6, 2014

Philip Lewin (left), Etihad Airways General Manager Germany, accepts the award for Best Performing Airline 2014 at the Munich Exchange forum from Andreas von Puttkamer, Vice President Aviation (right), at Munich Airport.
16:23 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been named Best Performing Airline 2014 at the Munich Exchange forum in Germany.