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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

October 15, 2014

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.

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.