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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

January 30, 2012

Mercedes-Benz M Class
06:06 GMT
(press release)

The Third generation Mercedes-Benz M Class was unveiled at the 2012 Qatar International Motor Show.

January 29, 2012

Lufthansa
12:49 GMT
(press release)

After almost a year, Lufthansa German Airlines today announced that it will return to Libya on February 2nd as it resumes up to three times weekly flights between Germany and Libya.

HM King Abdullah II
10:32 GMT
(press release)

On the occasion of His Majesty King Abdullah II’s 50th birthday, the Royal Automobile Museum is organizing an open day for the whole family to enjoy on February 3rd, 2012.

First EY Biofuel flight
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ flight from Seattle to Abu Dhabi, the delivery flight of the airline’s newest Boeing 777-300ER that arrived on January 24, was the first in the Gulf to be operated using sustainable biofuel.

Ford Focus
08:00 GMT
(press release)

The dynamic all-new next-generation Ford Focus comes to Ford showrooms across the GCC with its exciting three-model line-up of sporty 5-door hatchback, sleek 4-door sedan and stylish 5-door wagon.

January 26, 2012

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
10:07 GMT
(press release)

The mind-blowing Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 is now on showcase at the Qatar International Motor Show 2012 which is taking place at the Doha International Exhibition Centre from January 26 to 28.

Etihad Airways
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced it would double the size of its Airbus A330-200 Freighter fleet.

British Airways
05:51 GMT
(press release)

British Airways plans to resume flights to Tripoli from Tuesday May 1, 2012.

January 25, 2012

Emirates Airline
11:53 GMT

Emirates will launch Barcelona as its second passenger gateway into Spain from 3rd July, after doubling frequencies to Madrid from 1st July.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:43 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company published today the 2011 performance report for Abu Dhabi International Airport, which reflects a significant growth of 13.9% in passenger traffic compared with 2010.

Central Trade and Auto Company
08:24 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company finalized an agreement with al-Dallah Rent-a-Car to purchase 10 brand new, specially priced Toyota Avanza vehicles, and one Toyota Fortuner for al-Dallah’s rental car fleet.

General Motors
07:32 GMT

General Motors Middle East has passed a major training milestone and graduated its 500th student from the GM Advanced Technical Training Center in Angat, Philippines.

Porsche
07:28 GMT
(press release)

Porsche Centre Abu Dhabi has opened a 55 million Dirham, state-of-the-art Porsche Centre in the capital that features the largest Porsche Service Centre in the world.

Etihad Airways
07:08 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ flight from Seattle to Abu Dhabi – the delivery flight of the airline’s newest Boeing 777-300ER that arrived on January 24 – was the first in the Gulf to be operated using sustainable biofuel.

Etihad Airways
05:51 GMT
(press release)

German and Austrian regulatory authorities have given their approval to the deal announced last month in which Etihad Airways increased its shareholding in airberlin to 29.21 per cent.