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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
January 27, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

January 30, 2012

Hyundai
13:19 GMT

The 2012 Hyundai Elantra took top honors in the most exclusive award in North America when it was named 2012 North American Car of the Year.

The start of flights to Najaf on 29 January 2012 secured flydubai’s position as the UAE airline with the largest Iraqi network, with four points
12:35 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, began its three-times weekly service to Najaf today, bringing its total number of destinations in Iraq to four.

The 360-seat Boeing 777-300ER will serve Dublin from 1st July
11:41 GMT

Just three weeks after the launch of flights to Dublin, Emirates has announced a larger aircraft will be deployed on the route from 1st July.

Refugees observe one of the newly constructed tents
10:01 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, and WAHA International, the international non-profit, nongovernmental organisation, have teamed-up to transport disaster relief kits to Somalia.

Porsche Cayenne
08:34 GMT

The 100,000th second generation Cayenne was assembled in Leipzig just a few days ago.

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.