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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
January 27, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

March 8, 2012

Etihad Airways Chief Commercial Officer Peter Baumgartner receives the award from Global Vice President Expedia Media Solutions Noah Tratt
08:28 GMT

Etihad Airways has won the prestigious Expedia online travel campaign of the year award for the second year in a row.

March 7, 2012

Air Transport News Award
13:07 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Midas touch has secured Gold at the 2012 Air Transport News Awards.

Nasser bin Kherbash, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice-President, HR Development and Employee Services, and Essa Al Mulla, ENDP Executive Director Knowledge & Human Development Authority, signing the MOU
10:52 GMT

The Emirates Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates National Development Programme to encourage career development for high school graduates.

March 6, 2012

12:53 GMT
(press release)

flydubai has announced Sana’a as the latest addition to its expanding route network.

Jazeera Airways
12:09 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced its financial results for full year 2011, reporting a record KD10.6 million in net profit for the year with an earnings per share of 0.048 fils.

Falcon Aviation Services
11:29 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company concluded a long term land lease agreement with Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) at Al Bateen Executive Airport.

Marcus Butros, sales director, Volkswagen Middle East
10:01 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East has built upon the 21 percent sales figure increase in 2011 by announcing a 84 percent sales increase in the first two months of 2012 compared to 2011.

Board of Management of AUDI AG at Annual Press Conference 2012
08:50 GMT
(press release)

The Audi Group once again set records for deliveries, revenue and key earnings data in the fiscal year 2011.

Vladimir Knezevic, General Manager Al-Futtaim Motors Commercial Vehicles Division
06:25 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of HINO in the UAE, announced the introduction of HINO C.A.R.E. programme on the first day of Commercial Vehicle Middle East.

Etihad Airways
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and NIKI announced the sale of joint codeshare flights.

March 5, 2012

Air Arabia
08:10 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced it has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft in 2012, bringing its total fleet to 30 aircraft.

Emirates Airline
07:30 GMT
(press release)

The Gulf Film Festival, has announced that Emirates Airline, Dubai’s flagship carrier, will be its official carrier for the fifth edition to be held from April 10 to 16, 2012.

March 4, 2012

Emirates Airline
11:20 GMT
(press release)

Emirates launched the first direct air bridge between the Middle East and America’s Northwest today, as its inaugural service from Dubai departed for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Antoine Medawar, Vice President Amadeus MENA
09:01 GMT
(press release)

The Amadeus-commissioned study conducted by travel industry research authority PhoCusWright, surveyed 4,638 travellers in the U.S., U.K., Germany, India, Russia and Brazil.

Jazeera Airways received brand new Airbus A320
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced it has received a brand new Airbus A320 aircraft from the manufacturer’s A320 facility in Hamburg, Germany.