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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.

December 8, 2011

Range Rover Evoque
07:01 GMT
(press release)

Alfardan Premier Motors, launched the newest edition to the Range Rover family - the long anticipated Range Rover Evoqueduring a glittering event at the newly renovated Land Rover showroom.

Emirates Airline
05:20 GMT

Emirates provided lucky golf fans the chance to play alongside some stars of the game as the tournament week got under way with the Rolex Pro-Am.

December 7, 2011

During the event
11:20 GMT
(press release)

The 2011 Quality Day awards, an annual awards ceremony was held to promote competitiveness among Nuqul Group companies and sharing good sustainability practices at all levels.

Etihad Airways
09:41 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has successfully reduced carbon emissions by a combined total of nine tonnes on two flights from Australia to Abu Dhabi.

Lina Mulla, the National Director of SOS Jordan During the agreement
08:20 GMT
(press release)

National Arab Motors, Kia Jordan has extended its financial support to the SOS Children’s Village, a charitable initiative to support orphans in the Kingdom.

Emirates Airline
06:08 GMT

Emirates, will add an additional five weekly flights to Paris by the end of 2012. The increase in flights is in direct response to strong passenger demand on the route.

The airline has hired nearly 110 chefs since announcing in May it would introduce fully-qualified and classically-trained international chefs dedicated to food service excellence in its Diamond First Class cabins
05:31 GMT

Qualified First Class Chefs are now officially onboard Etihad Airways flights to London, Sydney, Melbourne and Paris.

December 6, 2011

The Attar Family with the Centennial Award for Best Chevrolet on Show at ECCF for their 1959 Chevrolet Corvette
10:51 GMT

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Chevrolet presented the Centennial Award for the Best Chevrolet on Show at the Emirates Classic Car Festival.

Etihad Airways
06:30 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, has successfully carried more than 100 historic manuscripts from Berlin’s State Library (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) to the National Library of Australia (NLA) in Canberra.

An Emirates Boeing 777 inflight
06:12 GMT

Emirates has flown a demonstration flight carrying the UAE Delegation to the 2011 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17) in Durban, South Africa.

December 5, 2011

Lufthansa FlyNet from iPhone
11:09 GMT
(press release)

FlyNet allows passengers to stay connected while cruising at high altitude, Available as a hotspot through all cabin classes using WiFi-enabled device, 43 long-range aircraft fitted with FlyNet .

Jazeera Airways
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s largest regional carrier, today announced that Business Class travelers may now check-in up to 60 kilograms of baggage for free, instead of the previously instated 40 kilograms.

Emirates Airline
06:03 GMT

Emirates has launched a Baggage Delivery service at Dubai International Airport.

December 4, 2011

Denise during her speech
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain Airport Company held a dinner banquet in honour of Ms. Denise McGregor, Head of Customer Services and Operations (Europe, Africa, Middle East, South America, UK) for British Airways (BA).

Etihad Airways
06:59 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, will host the 44th Annual General Meeting of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) between 28 and 30 November.