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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
January 27, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

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.

Hyundai
06:53 GMT

Hyundai Global Service Advisor Championship was recently conducted in Seoul, South Korea.

"The method of privatisation will be determined with the advisor," one of the banking sources told Reuters.
04:55 GMT

Turkey is to revive plans to privatise two bridges across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul and some motorways and aims to start the process by the first quarter of 2015,

November 3, 2014

 Eszter Ungar, Etihad Airways, Head of Corporate Affairs for the region
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is enhancing its capabilities in Europe with the appointment of Eszter Ungar as its Head of Corporate Affairs for the region.

Lexus LS
07:02 GMT
(press release)

Lexus and The Weinstein Company once again came together in 2014 in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual “Life is Amazing” Lexus Short Films series.

November 2, 2014

Since the beginning of 2014 and up until September, the year-to-date passenger numbers soared to 5.55 million.
22:34 GMT

Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Amman, Jordan, achieved a record-breaking feat by surpassing the 600,000 passenger traffic benchmar for the first time in the airport’s history

Suleiman Al-Hafez
12:15 GMT

Royal Jordanian’s Board of Directors elected Suleiman Al Hafez Chairman of the Board as of today.

Toyota Racing Development
09:39 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, announced the introduction of Toyota’s true essence of racing and performance with the launch of Toyota Racing Development (TRD) for the first time in the region.

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.