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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.

October 16, 2014

Vienna
09:53 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways will provide a new air bridge between Abu Dhabi and Vienna, when it places its EY code on the forthcoming daily service by the Austrian carrier, and subsidiary of airberlin, NIKI (subject to government approval).

Honda
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda is making it easier to own a Honda with its Beat your Budget offer all through October.

Mohammad Al Hashimi, Emirates' Vice President Commercial Product
06:02 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has announced the appointment of a new role within the Commercial division.

October 15, 2014

Royal Jordanian Airlines
11:21 GMT

Royal Jordanian starts using the piece concept, instead of weight, on all its routes, thus simplifying its free baggage allowance policy.

Turkish Airlines
10:21 GMT
(press release)

In support of Turkish Airlines’ “Widen Your World” motto, the new partnership with Universal Music Group will allow passengers to access incredible music content including hit songs, albums, music videos, live recordings and much more from the best known and most iconic artists in the world.

The All-New Hyundai Genesis
09:39 GMT
(press release)

Hyundai Motor Company saw its brand value post another two-digit growth in 2014, fueled by the successful launch of game-changing products such as the all-new Genesis and Sonata.

Phase 3 will include an additional 24 new gates attached to the terminal (Image: Aasarchitecture)
09:15 GMT

Qatar is due to enter phase 3 of the newly opened $15.5-billion Hamad international airport with plans to accommodate over 50 million passengers by 2020.

Etihad Airways - Emirati Workforce Abroad - MAP
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has increased the number of UAE national staff on international work placements by over 130 per cent compared to the end of last year.

October 14, 2014

Etihad profits rose by 29 per cent in Q3 (File/AFP)
12:36 GMT

The UAE's national airline, Etihad, reported profits of $1.8 billion in the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 29 per cent year-on-year.

Etihad Airways
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today reported total revenues of US$1.8 billion for the third quarter of 2014, an impressive increase of 29 per cent year-on-year.

During the event
08:23 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, today announced that it has been named among the World Economic Forum’s prestigious Global Growth Companies (GGCs) for 2014.

October 13, 2014

Arab Idol season 3 is now available for viewing on Emirates inflight entertainment system “ice Digital Widescreen” across the 3 classes
12:20 GMT

Fans of Arab Idol are in for a special treat on their next Emirates flight: Arab Idol season 3 is now available for viewing on ice Digital Widescreen, the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system.

Jazeera Airways
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its August 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a 26% increase in total flown passengers and an increase in flown passengers on 12 routes served during the month.

October 12, 2014

The upgradation of key elements of the terminal forms part of the first phase of the Airport Modernization Program.
04:55 GMT

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) said it has started the installation of new state-of-the-art passenger boarding bridges at the Bahrain International Airport (BIA).

October 9, 2014

Etihad Airways Vice President Corporate Affairs, Michael Venus; Sport Australia Hall of Fame Chairman, John Bertrand AM; and Chairperson of the Selection and Mentoring Program, Sue Stanley with the 2014 Scholarship and Mentoring Program winners
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its sponsorship of Sport Australia Hall of Fame until 2019.