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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 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.

Etihad - Flying Nanny
06:55 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, now has more than 1000 trained Flying Nannies helping families on flights across its network.

October 16, 2014

Kia Optima
11:00 GMT
(press release)

KIA Motors Corp., through its sole distributor in the UAE, Al Majid Motors Co., will be taking its current portfolio of passenger vehicles around the UAE during the latest instalment of its popular Roadshow, which starts on October 17.

09:53 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways will provide a new air bridge between Abu Dhabi and Vienna, when it places its EY code on the forthcoming daily service by the Austrian carrier, and subsidiary of airberlin, NIKI (subject to government approval).

07:43 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda is making it easier to own a Honda with its Beat your Budget offer all through October.

Mohammad Al Hashimi, Emirates' Vice President Commercial Product
06:02 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has announced the appointment of a new role within the Commercial division.

October 15, 2014

Royal Jordanian Airlines
11:21 GMT

Royal Jordanian starts using the piece concept, instead of weight, on all its routes, thus simplifying its free baggage allowance policy.

Turkish Airlines
10:21 GMT
(press release)

In support of Turkish Airlines’ “Widen Your World” motto, the new partnership with Universal Music Group will allow passengers to access incredible music content including hit songs, albums, music videos, live recordings and much more from the best known and most iconic artists in the world.

The All-New Hyundai Genesis
09:39 GMT
(press release)

Hyundai Motor Company saw its brand value post another two-digit growth in 2014, fueled by the successful launch of game-changing products such as the all-new Genesis and Sonata.

Phase 3 will include an additional 24 new gates attached to the terminal (Image: Aasarchitecture)
09:15 GMT

Qatar is due to enter phase 3 of the newly opened $15.5-billion Hamad international airport with plans to accommodate over 50 million passengers by 2020.

Etihad Airways - Emirati Workforce Abroad - MAP
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has increased the number of UAE national staff on international work placements by over 130 per cent compared to the end of last year.

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.