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Tourism is expected to be boosted by the move (Image: PortofSohar)
August 31, 2014 - 07:13 GMT
With Oman's cargo authorities shifting port activities from Muscat to Sohar, it will not only boost the economy but also create a positive future for the country's industrial development.

June 18, 2014

During the event
11:53 GMT

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of the UAE (TRA) released its “ICT in UAE; Business Survey – 2013”.

Turkish Airlines
10:45 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline*, announced increased flights to Malaga at a roadshow with The Andalusia Tourist Board and Malaga-Costa del Sol held for Dubai travel agents.

Etihad Cargo
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo uplifted record cargo tonnage across the globe in April and May 2014, pushing the carrier into the list of top 10 performing global air cargo operators, based on monthly WorldACD carrier rankings.

June 17, 2014

Jazeera Airways
11:04 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced that it has secured a USD 18.3 million aircraft refinancing facility through Arab Banking Corporation (B.S.C) (ABC).

Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Kia Motors Corporation and Hyundai Motor Group
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Kia Motors Corporation and Hyundai Motor Group, has received the prestigious Lifetime Design Achievement Award from EyesOn Design.

Etihad Cargo
05:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, a division of UAE national airline, Etihad Airways, has enhanced its cargo services to and from Switzerland and the United States (US).

Masala Crusted Crispy Fried Prawns served with a smokey aubergine dip and endive lettuce in First Class
05:50 GMT

Emirates, the global connector of people and places, has introduced enhanced menus across 10 destinations in India that reflect regional tastes and customer preferences.

June 16, 2014

Royal Jordanian
12:25 GMT

Royal Jordanian said that all its flights operating between Jordan and Iraq are running as scheduled, except to those operated to Mosul which were temporarily suspended since last Tuesday due to the prevalent security situation there.

Etihad Airways
09:03 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has congratulated Guest Ambassador, Martin Kaymer, for his runaway win at golf’s U.S. Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

June 15, 2014

Turkish Airlines
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, Europe’s best airline, has increased its free baggage allowance for passengers from Abu Dhabi and Dubai to take advantage of the annual Istanbul Shopping Fest (ISF).

08:47 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar was announced as the number one automotive brand in the United Kingdom, according to the 2014 What Car? / J.D. Power survey, subsequently maintaining the title of Best Brand for three consecutive years.

Jazeera Airways
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its April 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Istanbul, Jeddah, Bahrain, Alexandria, Cairo and Mashhad.

Etihad Cargo
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo will commence a weekly freighter service to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania today, Friday 13 June 2014.

The airline began non-stop daily flights from Abu Dhabi to World Cup host city Sao Paulo in June
03:55 GMT

All 64 games will be transmitted live by IMG Media using Etihad’s inflight entertainment system, E-box, a statement said.

June 12, 2014

The Abu Dhabi carrier, which began operations to Los Angeles earlier this week is in the final stage of negotiations with the Italian carrier.
09:39 GMT

It is believed to be the first time the size of the stake has been stated publicly.