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The government has begun taking steps to convert Egypt into a global logistics centre for the handling and storage of grain and food commodities according
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Mehleb says the project is as important as the Suez Canal expansion

July 24, 2014

Jazeera Airways
06:24 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced financial and operational results for the first half of 2014, reporting an operating revenue of KD29.3 million, and a net profit of KD4.9 million.

July 23, 2014

Dubai's airport handled 29.6 million passengers in the first five months of 2014 (File/AFP)
11:28 GMT

Dubai International Airport is expected to be the world's busiest airpot in 2014, beating London's Heathrow with a 9.2 percent rise in passengers.

The Dubai Metro commuters will be able to avail its services for longer hours during the Eid Al Fitr holidays
10:57 GMT

Trains on the red line will begin at 5:30 am on Monday (July 28), Tuesday and Wednesday, and end at 1:00 am the next day. Green line trains will begin at 5:50 am, with other timings remaining the same.

Airport International Group
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group (AIG), has recently implemented several charity initiatives as part of its corporate social responsibility activities during Ramadan.

The Etihad Airways ‘iVolunteer’ program was launched in June 2014 and now has over 400 staff from around the airline’s global network
07:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, organised a donation drive for women living at one of the largest labour camp facilities in Abu Dhabi.

Turkish Airlines voted as the best in Europe
06:37 GMT
(press release)

As a world-recognized brand associated with air travel excellence in the 21st century by providing unique products to the world airline and airport industry Skytrax has become the world leader in ranking aviation offers.

Range Rover Sport SVR Camo Stills
06:33 GMT
(press release)

The Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 and the Range Rover Sport SVR have made their public debut at the world-renowned 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

July 22, 2014

For those travellers looking for fast track check-in & immigration and an all-round VIP experience, the Golden Class, operated by NAS, offers a variety of “meet & assist” convenient services.
15:48 GMT
(press release)

In line with its ambition to provide world class services to all travelers, Abu Dhabi International Airport has geared up for a huge spike in passenger numbers during the summer season.

July 21, 2014

The results of the 2014 World Airline Awards were announced in Hampshire at the Farnborough Airshow.
16:05 GMT

This year’s awards were based on the results of over 18 million passenger surveys, with more than 105 nationalities participating, covering 245 airlines.

Kia GT4 Stinger
06:25 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors has built a reputation for world-class design over the last several years, and recently, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has added to the Korean brand’s renown with a pair of prestigious design awards.

Tim Clark, president of Dubai’s Emirates, the world’s largest international airline by number of passengers, said domestic regulators worldwide may decide to be more involved in giving their carriers guidance on where it is safe to fly.
04:55 GMT

The head of one of the world’s largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner,

July 20, 2014

During the award
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive of Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, has won the “Airline Business Award” at the esteemed Airline Strategy Awards 2014.

July 18, 2014

Launched at Farnborough on Monday, the neo plane is a revamped version of the A330, sporting engine upgrades to provide more economical long-haul travel.
00:32 GMT

Qatar Airways gave Boeing a lift on Wednesday, concluding a deal for 50 of the US planemaker's revamped long-haul passenger jets and proposing to buy the same amount again.

July 17, 2014

‘Beneath the Skin’ outlining the technology of the new vehicle
14:45 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar will unveil the latest addition to its sports saloon car family, the Jaguar XE, at a star-studded event in London on September 8th.

During the event
14:33 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company today announced an aggressive product acceleration in its newest business unit, Middle East & Africa.