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

January 25, 2012

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.

January 24, 2012

Air Arabia
13:08 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced that it carried some 4.7 million passengers in 2011, a six per cent growth compared to the previous year.

11:55 GMT
(press release)

An Audi driver had managed a perfect recovery after having started from position ten on the grid. As early as on lap one he was in position six, and in third place after his second stop.

Jaguar Land Rover
09:46 GMT
(press release)

Luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has kicked off the New Year with a number of regional award wins to complement their growing collection of global accolades for the 12MY range.

06:32 GMT

Boeing reached a major milestone with Saudi Arabian Airlines when it delivered the airline's first two 777-300ERs marking another step forward in Boeing's historic and enduring relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

January 23, 2012

10:41 GMT
(press release)

2011 was a successful year for Volkswagen in the Middle East, recording a 21 percent growth in sales (2010-2011) placing the German manufacturer among the fastest growing brands in the automotive industry in the region.

Emirates Airline
10:23 GMT

Emirates and Alaska Airlines have announced the launch of a new frequent flier partnership that will offer travelers the opportunity to accrue Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan.

British Airways
06:07 GMT
(press release)

British Airways is to welcome leading Indian airline Kingfisher in to one world in February 2012, as part of its plans to strengthen its Asian network.

January 22, 2012

Etihad Rail
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail announcing today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Dahra Agricultural Company.

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

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.

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.