Transport & Shipping

Featured Story:

Regulators and officials at the meeting will have to juggle political sensitivities and arguments over the budgets of cash-squeezed airlines.
February 1, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
2014 was the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade.

March 21, 2012

Etihad Airways
05:41 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways is one of the first airlines in the world to roll out aircraft type training courses using tablet technology.

March 20, 2012

Swiss International Airlines
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Feast on world-famous chocolates, watch the iconic Jet d’Eau or walk into the world of watches at the Patek Philippe Museum when you fly SWISS to Geneva, Switzerland from Dubai, UAE this summer.

The Amarok from Volkswagen
07:03 GMT

Entering the lucrative medium-sized pickup market, Volkswagen launched its latest offering, the Amarok via Samaco, its exclusive dealer in Saudi Arabia.

Boeing 777-300ER
06:48 GMT

Emirates has strengthened its commitment to Pakistan by announcing the addition of a fifth daily flight to and from the city of Karachi.

This strike resembles a result of the negligence of the government for not increasing allowances of KAC workers more than six months ago
06:42 GMT

Kuwait Airways, the Gulf state’s national carrier, yesterday said that it cancelled flights for a third day in a row following a strike by its employees.

Ford Qatar
05:57 GMT
(press release)

The new Focus technologies will be the center of attention Ford’s recently launched inter-GCC Focus Rabaa Rally – Registrations open until end of March.

Saudi Airlines Cargo
05:41 GMT

Saudi Airlines Cargo is to launch a weekly freighter flight to Accra, Ghana, as of 25 March 2012.The new service, which will operate once a week using the airline’s B747 freighters, heralds the company’s further expansion into Africa.

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.