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A lack of coordination on air traffic control among GCC states has been blamed for the region’s increasing congestion problems.
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.

December 1, 2011

Etihad Airways
08:47 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways is giving away dozens of free tickets to two of its newest destinations; Dusseldorf in Germany and Chengdu in China.

Etihad Airways
06:05 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating three years of its non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Moscow.

November 30, 2011

12:57 GMT
(press release)

Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, and Mercedes-Benz official Field Force Team announced the launch of their Mobile Workshop in Doha.

11:12 GMT

dnata’s cargo operations at its terminal at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) have reached record volumes as growth and expansion continue.

Etihad Airways
10:46 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways today announced significant changes to its daily Johannesburg service from January 24, 2012.

Emirates Airline
10:44 GMT

Emirates’ preparations for the 40th UAE National Day are well underway with various activities taking place at the company’s headquarters.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:48 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced today that Abu Dhabi International Airport has officially achieved the Airport Carbon Accredited status at the ‘Mapping Level’ of the carbon standard.

Etihad Airways
08:36 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, said today it would begin flying to Tripoli on January 17.

Think Blue
07:24 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East announces “Think Blue”, the car manufacturer’s environmentally conscious campaign, shortly to be launched in the Middle East.

05:46 GMT
(press release)

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Chevrolet is sponsoring the fourth Emirates Classic Car Festival to be held in Downtown Dubai from December 1-3, 2011.

Etihad Airways
05:00 GMT
(press release)

The most exciting story in aviation over the last decade has been written by members of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO).

November 29, 2011

Abu Dhabi Ports Company
10:58 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) took part in celebrating the festive occasion of the UAE’s 40th National Day by organizing a number of activities and events at the company’s headquarters.

International Air Transport Association
10:00 GMT
(press release)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for a renewed focus on cooperation among aviation stakeholders in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region to manage the challenges of growth.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:40 GMT
(press release)

H.E Abdulla Rashed Al Otaiba, Chairman of Department of Transport Abu Dhabi officially opened Airport Council International (ACI) Airport Exchange 2011 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).

Regional Debut of the new M-Class at DIMS 2011 ahead of its launch in 2012
05:51 GMT
(press release)

The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is already proving to be a hit in the region, with the German automotive manufacturer receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback from visitors at the DIMS 2011.