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“More than 110,000 people have arrived in Italy so far this year, sometimes 4,000 or even 5,000 people in a matter of days,” said Flavio Di Giacomo, spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Italy.
September 10, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.

December 26, 2011

08:37 GMT

The 2012 Cadillac SRX crossover and CTS sport sedan models received 5-Star Overall Vehicle Scores for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Emirates Airline
07:00 GMT

Emirates is celebrating the New Year by offering exceptional discounts on airfares to more than 100 cities, when booking from now until 9 January 2012.

James Bennett, CEO of ADAC and Tony Tyler, CEO of IATA
06:56 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport received the golden award for Fast Travel from International Air Transport Association (IATA).

December 24, 2011

Etihad Crystal Cargo
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Crystal Cargo, the fast growing cargo division of Etihad Airways, announced a second weekly dedicated freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to Almaty in Kazakhstan.

December 21, 2011

13:06 GMT
(press release)

15 winning artworks were sent to Japan and out of these two entries by Mashael Haroon Kareem and Maymoona Abdulrahman Hajjar were selected for the final stage of the World Contest.

Etihad Airways
12:14 GMT
(press release)

Two more groups of Emirati graduate managers have commenced training at Etihad Airways headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Emirates Airline
11:51 GMT

Emirates welcomed its 20th Airbus A380 to its rapidly expanding fleet by announcing Melbourne and Tokyo as two new destinations for its flagship aircraft in 2012.

10:42 GMT
(press release)

The Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi Q3 the maximum five-star rating for passive crash safety.

Etihad Airways
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced a deal valued at more than a billion US dollars with aviation computer technology provider Sabre Airline Solutions.

05:55 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, the world’s fastest growing start-up airline ever, has added two additional Iraqi destinations to its network with flights to Baghdad and Najaf due to start in the New Year.

December 20, 2011

Safi Airways
13:48 GMT
(press release)

Safi Airways, the leading International airline of Afghanistan, has appointed dnata as its General Sales Agent (GSA) representing the airline for its new flight between Abu Dhabi and Kabul.

Etihad Airways
05:26 GMT

Etihad Airways, announced its purchase of a stake in airberlin, a deal which brings to 269 the total number of destinations it serves, either directly or with partner airlines.

December 19, 2011

Etihad Airways
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today commenced scheduled services between its hub in Abu Dhabi and Chengdu in southwest China.

13:28 GMT
(press release)

flydubai has announced the launch of a new division to support the airline’s goal of making the transportation of goods and people across the region via Dubai simple, accessible and affordable.

Etihad Airways
13:20 GMT

Etihad Airways has agreed to increase its stake in airberlin, Europe’s sixth largest airline, to 29.21 per cent, becoming airberlin’s largest single shareholder.