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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

January 22, 2012

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport reporteda11% increase in overall commercial aviation movements when compared to 2010 and more than 50% increase in visitingbusiness aviation traffic.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
07:26 GMT
(press release)

Skycity has started to welcome its first customers to Abu Dhabi Airport Logistics Park’s first phase, which currently holds 100 warehouses.

January 19, 2012

flydubai
07:36 GMT
(press release)

flydubai added to its expanding network yesterday with the start of flights to Baghdad, Iraq.

January 18, 2012

During the event
12:58 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that it has completed its first in-house maintenance of Airbus A320 aircraft.

Boeing
10:08 GMT
(press release)

A senior aviation security inspector from Qatar recently attended Boeing Educators to Space Camp program held in Huntsville, Alabama in the United States.

Etihad Airways
10:02 GMT
(press release)

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

flydubai
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.

Porsche
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

Toyota
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.