Transport & Shipping
January 18, 2012
The airline’s first aircraft to offer inflight connectivity for passengers have officially taken to the skies.
flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, added to its expanding network yesterday with the start of flights to Baghdad, Iraq.
Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has had a remarkable 2011, as the latest sales figures show that the brand is more popular than ever.
Emirates has announced a 75 per-cent additional capacity increase between Dubai and Baghdad, growing its services to seven flights per week.
After posting the best sales month of the year in December, GM’s dealers in the Middle East reported total sales of 139,431 vehicles for 2011 - up 13 percent compared to 2010.
January 17, 2012
IATA Training and Development Institute and Etihad Airways announced a training partnership during the proceedings of the IATA-AACO Aeropolitical Affairs Forum in Abu Dhabi.
Volkswagen car sales in the Saudi market through its sole dealer Samaco are up 70% in 2011 compared to 2010.
Kia Motors handed over a fleet of 101 specially-equipped official tournament vehicles to Tennis Australia during a ceremony in Melbourne.
Al Bateen Executive Airport announced today that Falcon Aviation services will be the Gold Sponsor for the first general aviation exhibition in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Air Expo from 6th- 8th March 2012.
January 16, 2012
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Toyota Motor Corporation signed a deal to set up Masdar Institute-Toyota Scholarship Program for conducting research on the advancement of low-carbon emission vehicle technologies.
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.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) recently disclosed its optimistic sales and production plan for 2012.
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 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 (ADAC), in cooperation with Etihad Airways, welcomed this morning the first airberlin flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport.