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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 5, 2014

Entertainment for the kids aboard Emirates
05:25 GMT

Emirates is offering more than ever for families travelling with youngsters with new figures showing the award winning airline carried over two million children last year.

June 4, 2014

Paul Anderson, Marketing Director at Ford Middle East
12:42 GMT
(press release)

Ford Middle East today announced its partnership with Football Five’s World Championship (F5WC) to bring this global initiative to Dubai for the first time.

“Jordan was importing 60% of its needs from Syria, but this has now stopped because of the unrest in Syria,” added Abdullah.
10:46 GMT

Commercial shipping lines between Egypt and Jordan are not sufficient for developing and increasing the volume of commercial trade, said Mohammad Abdullah.

Abu Dhabi Airport Company
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received last week the prestigious award of “Best Airport for the Middle East region” from the Airports Council International (ACI).

An Emirates A380 in flight. The daily A380 service to Frankfurt will start on 1st September
06:09 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places announced today that Frankfurt, the financial epicentre of Germany, will be the next destination slated for its flagship A380 aircraft.

“Now we’re updating our 10-year business plan and amending our route structure fleet,” Al Majali said.
03:55 GMT

Former chief executive executive, Amer Hadidi, stepped down in April after losses continued to hurt the airline, said Al Majali.

June 3, 2014

Turkis Airlines and Turkish Technic signs agreement with Air Arabia
11:34 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Technic and Air Arabia havesigned a component support contract.

Kia Sportage
08:12 GMT
(press release)

The Kia Sportage has triumphed in the J.D. Power 2014 Germany Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study, being awarded first place in the hard-fought ‘Compact SUV’ category.

Jaguar
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar is the number one automotive brand in the UK, according to the 2014 What Car? / J.D. Power survey.

During the event
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Flynas announced the launch of daily non-stop flights from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport to Cairo International Airport Terminal 1 from June 1st, 2014 as part of its expansion plans within Egypt.

June 2, 2014

An Emirates A330-200 taking off from Dubai International airport
12:06 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is making it even more convenient for passengers to connect with Karachi as it launches its sixth daily service to the city from 1st August.

Etihad Airways arrives in Zurich
08:37 GMT

Etihad Airways’ Flight EY073 was met with the customary water cannon welcome as it touched down on schedule at Zürich Airport yesterday morning.

Al Bustan Centre & Residence
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence announced that it is participating in Dubai Shopping Malls Group’s (DSMG) Summer Campaign 2014.

During the event
07:03 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, has surpassed more than 10 million working man-hours, or over 250 days, with zero lost-time injuries.

Etihad Airways
06:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced a major expansion of its codeshare agreement with Jet Airways, offering travellers enhanced connections throughout India.