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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

April 1, 2012

IATA forecast is $500 million less driven by a rise in the expected oil price: $115 per barrel, up from the previously forecast $99
11:53 GMT

IATA has downgraded its profit outlook for the industry this year to $3 billion, primarily due to rising oil prices.

Al-Futtaim Motors
08:03 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors Commercial Vehicles will be showcasing its trucks and handling material equipment at the World Ports & Trade Summit taking place from 2 to 4 April 2012 in Abu Dhabi.

Swiss International Air Lines
07:33 GMT
(press release)

SWISS, Swiss International Air Lines, announces its participation to the 2012 Arabian Travel Market, exhibiting for the first time its newly-rebranded look in the Middle East.

March 29, 2012

Boeing
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Non-Governmental Organizations in the United Arab Emirates are invited to submit proposals to be considered for community grant funds administered by The Boeing Company.

Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition
07:08 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (GIBTM) Exhibition in Abu Dhabi were given an orientation of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s exciting corporate capabilities yesterday, March 28th.

March 28, 2012

The Abu Dhabi Metro is set to be operational by 2016-17
11:11 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport has started work on the design of a Metro and light-rail transit system after the Executive Council approved funding.

Skywards thanks a million raffle drawing at Dubai world cup
10:24 GMT

Skywards, Emirates award-winning Frequent Flyer programme, is again offering a top prize of one million Skywards Miles in its 12th annual Thanks a Million draw at the Dubai World Cup on Saturday, 31st March 2012.

Design days Dubai
09:50 GMT
(press release)

As global design patron and responsible employer, Audi supports regional cultural arts at its locations.

The all new Mercedes-Benz M-Class
08:03 GMT
(press release)

Mercedes-Benz Middle East and Levant has ignited its 2012 ‘Year of the SUV’ strategy with the launch of a completely redesigned and powerful new M-Class.

Kia celebrated Mother’s Day at the SOS
06:51 GMT
(press release)

Kia Jordan celebrated Mother’s Day at the SOS Children’s Village, a charitable center that supports orphans in the Kingdom.

March 27, 2012

New dnata uniform
11:55 GMT

dnata has today unveiled a new, high quality uniform which has been created for more than 17,500 staff worldwide.

BA flying start group
10:18 GMT

A team of 60 British Airways employees from the GCC and beyond took part in a trek through Wadi Wurrayah, Fujairah to raise awareness of British Airways’ Flying Start initiative and to clean up the area.

Land Rover at Dubai World Cup 2012
06:37 GMT
(press release)

Uncompromised luxury reflected in the fleet of 40 Range Rovers as they made their way to Meydan Racecourse last week in preparation for the Dubai World Cup 2012, the world's richest horse race.

March 26, 2012

Etihad Airways
11:08 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and Abercrombie & Kent have forged a new strategic partnership to offer guests luxury travel experiences in 50 destinations around the world.

Air Arabia
09:45 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low cost carrier (LCC) today announced the launch of additional daily flight to Dammam in Saudi Arabia.