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The city’s urban planning also involves evaluating the amount of office and retail space needed by 2020
March 27, 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The Emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time.

January 27, 2014

Hero is the number one motorcycle company in India and the world (File Archive)
08:28 GMT

The widely popular Indian motorcycle brand Hero has been launched into the Egyptian market.

Qatar Airways said on Tuesday it was named “Best Business Class” at the 25th Annual Best in Business Travel Awards, recently held in Los Angeles.
03:55 GMT

The airline was additionally honored as the “Best Business Class in the Middle East” and named “Best Airline in the World for International Travel” for the fifth consecutive year.

January 26, 2014

The Queen Alia International Airport launched its second expansion in mid January this month (Courtesy of Business Traveler)
10:18 GMT

Jordan's new Queen Alia airport welcomed a record number of visitors in December 2013, representing an 8.4 percent growth from the year prior.

Kia Motors
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors Corporation announced its 2013 full-year global sales figures, recording a total of 2,746,643 units sold.

Airport International Group
06:58 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group has released QAIA's 2013 annual traffic statistics, which showed robust growth across passenger and aircraft numbers.

January 23, 2014

Etihad Airways
06:14 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase its Abu Dhabi - Dublin service from ten flights per week, to double daily from 15 July 2014.

05:58 GMT
(press release)

For the third time in four years Toyota has won the Best Brand Award at the Best Resale Value Awards presentation held annually in Los Angeles on the eve of the LA Auto Show.

January 22, 2014

An Emirates A380 pictured at Domodedovo Airport
12:29 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will serve its Moscow route with a double daily A380 service from 1st August this year.

The trams will operate between two kilometres from Al Sufouh Depot near the Police Academy and the Knowledge Village
11:55 GMT

The trial runs on Dubai Tram will begin on Sunday with the initial batch of 11 trains that arrived in Dubai and have been put on the rail tracks.

photovoltaic panels
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, is now using photovoltaic panels at its showroom.

January 21, 2014

Hyundai's Elantra model is the number one seller in the Middle East (Courtesy of Wikimedia)
12:15 GMT

Hyundai automobiles posted record sales in the Middle East in 2013.

Hanif Zakaria, Etihad Airways General Manager for Bangladesh
08:15 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Hanif Zakaria as its General Manager for Bangladesh.

January 20, 2014

The Renault Fluence is the number one selling European model in Saudi Arabia (Courtesy of UK Motoring)
10:38 GMT

Renault Middle East reported that its sales in the GCC increased 19 percent in 2013, maintaining its status as the number one European brand in Saudi Arabia and Oman.

Toyota FT-1
06:41 GMT
(press release)

Toyota created a stir at the North American International Auto Show with the reveal of the stunning FT-1 sports car concept which was first devised by Calty Design Research.

Supreme organising committee chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa said he was amazed how successful the event had been.
23:01 GMT

Bahrain is bracing itself for huge investment in its aviation sector after a tripling of business at this weekend's Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS 2014).