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The objective of the report was to quantify the economic impact of the aviation sector and its subsequent Dubai-based supply chain
November 17, 2014 - 21:47 GMT
Emirates airline, Dubai Airports and the aviation sector as a whole contributed $26.7 billion to the economy of Dubai in 2013.

January 18, 2012

Etihad Airways
10:02 GMT
(press release)

The airline’s first aircraft to offer inflight connectivity for passengers have officially taken to the skies.

09:54 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, added to its expanding network yesterday with the start of flights to Baghdad, Iraq.

09:39 GMT

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 Airline
08:27 GMT

Emirates has announced a 75 per-cent additional capacity increase between Dubai and Baghdad, growing its services to seven flights per week.

General Motors
06:03 GMT

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

Etihad Airways
12:29 GMT
(press release)

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.

Samaco Booth
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen car sales in the Saudi market through its sole dealer Samaco are up 70% in 2011 compared to 2010.

Kia Motors
07:50 GMT
(press release)

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
07:36 GMT
(press release)

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

12:03 GMT
(press release)

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 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.