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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.
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Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.

January 16, 2012

Emirates Airline
09:53 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo has increased its South American operation to meet the growing demand for air freight between the United Arab Emirates and the carrier’s global network.

Central Trade and Auto Company
08:17 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) recently disclosed its optimistic sales and production plan for 2012.

Etihad Airways
08:11 GMT
(press release)

airberlin has begun direct services from Berlin to Abu Dhabi with the first flight to the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arriving this morning.

Jazeera Airways
08:10 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways issued its report for November 2011, which showed that the airline was the leading Kuwaiti operator to high-demand routes including Alexandria, Beirut, Bahrain, Amman and Dubai in terms of market share.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
07:14 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), in cooperation with Etihad Airways, welcomed this morning the first airberlin flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport.

January 15, 2012

Etihad Airways
12:00 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways carried a record 8.29 million passengers in 2011, a 17 percent increase on the previous year.

Kia
10:02 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors Corporation recently announced that its global sales for passenger cars (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants).

Porsche
07:37 GMT

Porsche will cause a stir at the forthcoming Qatar Motor Show, with the launch of the much anticipated Porsche Panamera GTS, the sportiest Panamera produced thus far.

January 12, 2012

Land Rover
12:51 GMT
(press release)

As the players warm up for the 2012, UAE Nations Cup treated the world’s No.1 and No.3 polo players (Pablo Macdonough and Juan Martin Nero) to an off-road driving experience in the Dubai desert.

Etihad Airways
06:38 GMT
(press release)

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has enjoyed stunning success at the World Travel Awards, taking the top honour for the third year in a row.

January 11, 2012

Etihad Airways
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has mandated sale and lease back transactions to the value of $367 million to Sanad Aero Solutions and Engine Lease Finance Corporation.

Royal Jordanian
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company and Royal Jordanian Airlines announced an additional two weekly flights between Abu Dhabi International Airport and Queen Alia International Airport.

Chevrolet
07:06 GMT

In an effort to promote road safety, Chevrolet has become a sponsor of non-profit awareness campaign Buckle Up In The Back.

January 10, 2012

flydubai
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Bishkek has been named as flydubai’s 50th destination, marking the pioneering airline’s entry into the Kyrgyz Republic and expanding its global network to 28 countries.

Etihad Airways
06:52 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has been named the winner of Air Transport World’s Passenger Service Award for 2012