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The city’s urban planning also involves evaluating the amount of office and retail space needed by 2020
March 27, 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The Emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time.

December 29, 2013

Adel Ali, Group CEO, Air Arabia receiving the award
08:53 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia has been awarded “Low-Cost Carrier of the Year” at the Aviation Business Awards 2013, which took place recently in Dubai.

08:00 GMT

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, recently announced its bronze sponsorship for Taj Mall’s biggest winter attraction - Taj on Ice.

December 26, 2013

British Airways
13:51 GMT
(press release)

This December, British Airways is giving travellers from Jordan the opportunity to explore Europe, by launching a sale to all destinations in the UK and Europe, which will run until 31 December 2013.

The BMW 7-Series V12 Bi-Turbo Special Edition can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and can reach a top speed of 250 km/h (Courtesy of Car Scoop)
13:18 GMT

the BMW 760Li V12 M Bi-Turbo was launched on the Saudi Market this week.

The Emirates A380 using London Gatwick’s A380 stand during a one-off service in November.  From 30 March 2014, the airline’s 489-seat A380 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER on EK flight 09/10
13:10 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will become the first airline to operate a regularly scheduled A380 service to London Gatwick airport.

During event
12:59 GMT
(press release)

As part of its commitment to empowering local communities in the vicinity of Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), Airport International Group (AIG) – the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation

December 24, 2013

Saudi Arabia is the largest importer of cars in the Middle East region (File Archive)
12:55 GMT

Saudi International Motor Show (SIMS) will take place from Dec. 24-29 at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events.

Emirates Airline has finalised paperwork on its $23 billion order for 50 Airbus A380s that was announced at the Dubai Airshow last month.
03:55 GMT

The airline previously said it expects to take delivery of half of this order before the first quarter of 2018.

The first hurdle will be launching direct flights that reportedly only see’s 49,000 passengers travel annually between the two countries.
03:55 GMT

Oman is joining other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in unrestricted air travel to the United States with the signing of a new US deal.

December 23, 2013

His Majesty and Lozi during the celebration ceremony
13:13 GMT

His Majesty King Abdullah II joined Royal Jordanian on Sunday, December 22, 2013, in a celebration to mark the national carrier's 50th anniversary.

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid
05:45 GMT
(press release)

Nissan is continuing to increase its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a strong line-up of its innovative and exciting models at the Jeddah Motor Show.

December 22, 2013

Etihad may invest as much as $410 million (300 million euros) to ensure that the struggling Italian airline remains operational (Getty Images)
12:42 GMT

Italy's Alitalia airline is in talks with Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways on possible investment opportunities in order to keep the struggling European airline still operational in the upcoming months.

US recruits joining Etihad Airways can look forward to world class training and career development at the airline’s Training Academy in Abu Dhabi
10:08 GMT
(press release)

Talented hospitality professionals based in the US now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky, by joining Etihad Airways’ world’s leading airline cabin crew.

Kia Motors
09:21 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors Corporation has increased its brand value by 15% over the past year to reach the 83rd position on the exclusive list of ‘Top 100 Best Global Brands,’ according to a 2013 study by Interbrand.

December 19, 2013

Hyundai Elantra
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Hyundai’s Elantra registered the highest number of sales in November.