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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

March 18, 2012

Etihad Airways
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has signed a deal with Century Travel to enable members of its frequent flyer program, Etihad Guest, to earn miles when booking luxury cruises.

Jazeera Airways
07:42 GMT
(press release)

Award-winning airline Jazeera Airways, the largest airline serving the Middle East out of Kuwait, today issued its January 2012 operational performance report.

Ford grille shot
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Ford has announced that it now holds nearly 500 patents for its hybrid technology thanks to the efforts of its electrified vehicle team in working to commit to growing the company’s intellectual property portfolio and developing its line-up of fuel efficient vehicles.

Jazeera Airways
06:39 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways announced today that it has secured rights to operate Kuwait-Al Najaf route and intends to launch the route within the next six months.

Saudi Airlines Cargo
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Airlines Cargo is to expand its European operations with the addition of two new destinations.

Etihad Airways
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced an exclusive partnership with Abu Dhabi Organics Farms to supply fresh organic produce for its inflight First Class dining menus.

March 15, 2012

Emirates plane
13:05 GMT

America’s capital city will soon enjoy enhanced international connections through a non-stop link to Emirates’ global network, after the airline announced that it would start flights to Washington Dulles International Airport from September 12th, 2012.

UNEP and Kia Motors Signing Ceremony
05:32 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors Corporation recently announced its support for a long-term environmental program that guarantees planting of up to 6 million jatropha shrubs in southern Mali, West Africa.

March 14, 2012

As Europe is winding down its 450,000 bpd imports, the sanctions are making it difficult for Iran to redirect its exports to Asia
12:29 GMT

Iran is feeling the squeeze on its oil exports ahead of the full implementation of EU sanctions as shipping companies are unable to insure tankers lifting crude out of the Islamic republic.

Orchid Restaurant at Ramada Downtown Dubai
10:53 GMT
(press release)

There are plenty of reasons to celebrate Mother’s Day at Ramada Downtown Dubai, where the week of 18th to 23rd March, 2012 has been dedicated for Mom.

Matthias Mueller in the new Porsche Boxster
09:42 GMT

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, concluded the 2011 financial year with a new record in sales, revenue and operating profit.

Audi A8 L
08:35 GMT
(press release)

Following its recent January sales record, Audi Middle East has continued its impressive start to 2012 by posting its best-ever February results with 701 units sold.

Etihad Airways
07:42 GMT

Berlin will become the new German headquarters for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates said today.

Etihad Airways
05:25 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is to substantially boost flights to Egypt.

March 13, 2012

11:45 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation announced that five of its Toyota models were placed on the Consumer Reports Top Picks for 2012 list.