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A lack of coordination on air traffic control among GCC states has been blamed for the region’s increasing congestion problems.
October 23, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.

July 15, 2014

Emirates Airline
12:39 GMT
(press release)

Emirates airline signed a 12-year OnPointSM solution agreement with GE for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its new GE9X engines that will power its 150 Boeing 777X aircraft.

Etihad Airways
06:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will expand its United States network to six destinations with the launch of a San Francisco service on 18 November 2014.

Royal Jordanian
06:40 GMT

Royal Jordanian had to suspend its operations between Amman and the Libyan capital Tripoli since Sunday July 13.

The A330neo will have a range increase of up to 400 nautical miles, with room for up to 10 extra seats in the cabin,
04:55 GMT

The announcement of the upgraded A330, after months of speculation, is Airbus' attempt to prolong the life of its profitable twin-aisle jet,

July 14, 2014

EMIRATES - The 2014 FIFA World Cup Winning Team, Germany, celebrating their victory
11:55 GMT

Emirates, an Official FIFA Worldwide Partner, was at the thrilling finale of the World Cup to congratulate and celebrate with champions Germany.

Patrick Fourniol- Head of Marketing  Al-Futtaim Motors
08:09 GMT
(press release)

Patrick Fourniol has assumed duties as Head of Marketing for Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE.

Jaguar Land Rover ingenium engine
06:13 GMT
(press release)

Ingenium, the new family of premium diesel and petrol engines designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover, delivers class-leading levels of torque, horsepower and refinement while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

July 13, 2014

He called for imposing stricter search measures on female passengers and travelers because terrorists may use women to carry out their operations.
22:25 GMT

A Dammam airport source told Al-Hayat Arabic daily that airport officers have been asked to refer any suspicious passengers for investigation.

The airline will also operate four flights a week to the world-class tourism and economic hub, Hong Kong, and three flights a week to Algeria’s vibrant capital and largest city, Algiers.
16:47 GMT

Etihad Airways will launch six new routes in the first half of 2015, offering even more choice and improved connections to travellers worldwide.

Etihad Cargo
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, the freight division of UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways, has started freighter flights between Abu Dhabi (AUH) and the Hanoi’s Nội Bài International Airport (HAN).

Turkish Airlines
08:55 GMT
(press release)

With existing services to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington and Boston, Turkish Airlines adds flights to Montreal as its 10th destination in the Americas.

Central Trade and Auto Company
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, recently organized a workshop on essential vehicle fire hazard investigation techniques.

During the event
06:38 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has been honoured at the gtnews Awards for Global Corporate Treasury and Finance which recognise best practice and projects within the global corporate treasury and finance sector.

July 10, 2014

Emirates Airline
11:43 GMT

Dubai, UAE – Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world’s largest international airline.

Halewood operations
06:15 GMT
(press release)

250 new jobs have been created by the United Kingdom’s largest automotive employer as the Land Rover Discovery Sport was confirmed as the latest model to be produced at Jaguar Land Rover’s Halewood plant.