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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

December 27, 2011

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:03 GMT
(press release)

ADAC announced Abu Dhabi International Airport’s traffic figures for the month of November – the fifth consecutive month that the airport has welcomed over one million passengers.

Spy Thriller
07:45 GMT

Independent film makers from 32 countries are offering their interpretations of Chevrolet’s “Everyday Hero” for a chance to have their 30-second ad shown during Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012.

December 26, 2011

Air Arabia
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced today it has received the aircraft number 500 that Airbus has delivered in 2011.

Emirates Airline
10:20 GMT

Emirates has contracted with UK-based Vistair to provide cloud-based technical manuals for its entire fleet, including the world’s biggest number of Airbus A380 super-jumbos.

Nuqul Automotive
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive has recently invited fifteen children from Ghor Al-Mazra’a, as well as artists, to a workshop at Nuqul Automotive Service Center – Na’our to assist them in designing and producing wired cars.

08:37 GMT

The 2012 Cadillac SRX crossover and CTS sport sedan models received 5-Star Overall Vehicle Scores for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Emirates Airline
07:00 GMT

Emirates is celebrating the New Year by offering exceptional discounts on airfares to more than 100 cities, when booking from now until 9 January 2012.

James Bennett, CEO of ADAC and Tony Tyler, CEO of IATA
06:56 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport received the golden award for Fast Travel from International Air Transport Association (IATA).

December 24, 2011

Etihad Crystal Cargo
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Crystal Cargo, the fast growing cargo division of Etihad Airways, announced a second weekly dedicated freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to Almaty in Kazakhstan.

December 21, 2011

13:06 GMT
(press release)

15 winning artworks were sent to Japan and out of these two entries by Mashael Haroon Kareem and Maymoona Abdulrahman Hajjar were selected for the final stage of the World Contest.

Etihad Airways
12:14 GMT
(press release)

Two more groups of Emirati graduate managers have commenced training at Etihad Airways headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Emirates Airline
11:51 GMT

Emirates welcomed its 20th Airbus A380 to its rapidly expanding fleet by announcing Melbourne and Tokyo as two new destinations for its flagship aircraft in 2012.

10:42 GMT
(press release)

The Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi Q3 the maximum five-star rating for passive crash safety.

Etihad Airways
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced a deal valued at more than a billion US dollars with aviation computer technology provider Sabre Airline Solutions.

05:55 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, the world’s fastest growing start-up airline ever, has added two additional Iraqi destinations to its network with flights to Baghdad and Najaf due to start in the New Year.