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The insatiable appetite for connectivity is clear and consequently in-flight Wi-Fi is set to be one of the hottest trends for Middle East business aviation as we move into 2015,
December 9, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
While 9,450 new business deliveries valued at $280 billion are forecast between 2014 and 2024 around the world.

February 16, 2012

Shaun Smith, National Manager for FastFit
06:25 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Auto Centers announced the appointment of Shaun Smith as National Manager for FastFit, an express tyre and battery fitting center, with 32 branches spread across all the emirates.

February 15, 2012

Etihad Airways
12:15 GMT
(press release)

Following news that Madonna will bring her World Tour to Abu Dhabi's Yas Arena on June 3, Hala Abu Dhabi has announced that it will offer fully-loaded packages for concert goers.

The Emirates' A380 will serve Amsterdam from 1st August
11:46 GMT

Emirates is to upgrade its Amsterdam service to an A380 from 1st August.

February 14, 2012

Toyota 2012
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors Toyota has announced a host of exclusive privileges for its customers, in line with its sponsorship of the 10th edition of 2012 Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival.

Emirates
09:15 GMT

Emirates underlined its commitment to Ghana this month by introducing the Airbus A340-500 on to the Accra-Dubai route, starting from 1 February 2012.

Air Arabia
08:16 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia today announced the expansion of Kuwait services from its Sharjah hub, further strengthening the airline’s services to the country.

Ford Fusion  2012
07:50 GMT
(press release)

In five short years since introduction, Fusion sales steadily grew and in 2011 alone, 248,067 units were sold in North America, making it the best-selling year ever for the nameplate.

Honeywell
07:08 GMT

easyJet in collaboration with Honeywell and Safran, has announced that it will be the first airline to support the development and trial of the innovative new electric green taxiing system.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer
05:17 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways will increase the fuel surcharge on its European flights to offset the costs being imposed on the airline by the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

February 13, 2012

The Portuguese capital of Lisbon joins the Emirates' network from 9th July
11:53 GMT

Emirates is setting its sights on the land of Vasco da Gama by announcing flights to Portugal from 9th July.

Coupé from Volkswagen R
08:49 GMT
(press release)

The Scirocco R is the most powerful model ever built in this series, and is the newest car to join Volkswagen's portfolio of models in the Middle East following its unveiling at the 2011 Dubai Motor Show.

February 12, 2012

Saudi Airlines Cargo
06:11 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Airlines Cargo continues to increase its activity in the global charter market, marking the company’s definitive return to this sector.

February 9, 2012

Boeing
07:39 GMT
(press release)

In a video series that will provide viewers with an insider’s look at how inspiration has led to technology breakthroughs in aerospace.

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways
07:30 GMT

Etihad Airways reported a full year EBIT of US$137 million, on revenues up 36.0 per cent to US$4.1 billion.

Ford Explorer
05:29 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Ford Explorer recently added another accolade to its growing list of awards as it received the “4x4 of the Year” title from Saudi Auto.