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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

November 11, 2014

Air Arabia
12:12 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced its financial results for the first nine months ending September 30, 2014.

Land Rover
09:00 GMT
(press release)

Luxury SUV manufacturer Land Rover has revealed a new creative communications platform for the MENA region with the launch of MYLAND (Ardhi in Arabic) to celebrate the impact the Arab culture has had on today’s modern society.

Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways Chief Commercial Officer, is presented with the ‘Airline of the Year’ trophy at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2014 by Walid Akawi, Chief Executive Officer of ITP Publishing
07:35 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2014.

November 10, 2014

The RJ 787 Crown Class cabin
12:11 GMT

Royal Jordanian announces the launch of a new feature, called “Go Crown”, that allows passengers holding economy class tickets to place a bid to upgrade to Crown Class.

November 9, 2014

Emirates SkyCargo
11:43 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and a global connector of business and trade, has strengthened its operations in central Europe with the recent launch of cargo services to Budapest.

Turkish Airlines
07:53 GMT
(press release)

In a 50 tournament qualifying series that has taken place across 35 different countries, over 3,100 golfers have battled it out for their place at the Grand Finals of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup.

Emirates Airline
07:34 GMT

Emirates, a global connector and facilitator of vital trade links, marked its first year of operations in Sialkot, Pakistan.

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 115 nationalities
06:04 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways is holding nine recruitment days in November 2014, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join its World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew.

November 6, 2014

Emirates Airline
12:24 GMT

Emirates has announced it is to launch a fourth daily service from its home and hub, Dubai International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York commencing 8th March 2015.

Turkish Airlines
08:51 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has launched exclusive round trip fares as part of a new campaign inviting passengers to discover the wonders of Europe’s greatest cities while experiencing the award winning services of Turkey’s national carrier.

Captain Francesco De Liddo and First Officer Paolo Sala are the first of 40 Alitalia pilots to transfer to Etihad Airways
08:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced the recruitment of 40 fully-qualified pilots from Alitalia as part of a large-scale global campaign to hire between 500 to 600 captains and first officers over the next three years.

Honda Accord
06:15 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda’s ‘Xtraordinary Sale’ is back this month with fabulous deals on selected models including the Honda Accord, Accord Coupé, CR-V, Civic and Pilot.

November 5, 2014

Under the contract, a new terminal for Kuwait International Airport and a new runway will be built in addition to around 30 gates to boost the facility's capacity.
13:49 GMT

Kuwait on Monday awarded a contract worth 1.4-billion dinar ($4.8 billion) to a local company for the expansion of the country's only international airport.

Turkish Airlines
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Europe’s finest golfers and many of the world’s greatest are heading back to Turkey for the “Turkish Airlines Open” which will be held at Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Belek from 13-16 November 2014.

November 4, 2014

Emirates launched inflight Wi-Fi connectivity
12:31 GMT

In the first three years since Emirates launched inflight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet onboard an Emirates flight, and this demand is expected to increase exponentially.