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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.

November 23, 2011

Honda stand at Jeddah International Motor Show2011
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Visitors to the Honda stand at Jeddah International Motor Show2011 had the chance to see the latest product offerings of Honda 2012 vehicles and bikes through its local distributer.

Safi Airways
06:42 GMT
(press release)

Safi Airways, the leading International airline of Afghanistan, has added a new flight from Abu Dhabi to Kabul to its growing route network.

November 22, 2011

The new 911 Carrera
10:51 GMT

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is doubling the driving fun with the new 911 Carrera by adding a Cabriolet alongside the Coupé.

Lexus RX350
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor for Lexus in the UAE, has introduced the 2012 RX 350 with enhanced design and entertainment features on select models for 2012.

Toyota Fortuner 2012
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company, the exclusive dealer for Toyota, Lexus and Hino in the Kingdom, recently unveiled the upgraded Toyota Fortuner 2012 with a fresh modern design.

November 21, 2011

Kia Motors
13:17 GMT
(press release)

The 2011 Kia Optima and Sportage both earned the “Best in Class” title at the official awards ceremony for the Middle East Motor Awards.

The Brit won both races on the streets of the former Portuguese enclave, bringing his personal number of successes in Macau to five, while Yvan Muller took a second and a third, showing once again all his mastery of touring car racing
12:49 GMT
(press release)

Yvan Muller conquered the 2011 WTCC Drivers title, his third in total and his second at the wheel of a Chevrolet, at the end of a sensational championship finale in Macau.

Emirates Airline
12:32 GMT

Emirates has increased its commitment to Sudan with the introduction of one additional flight per week, providing a daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Khartoum Civil Airport from 5th December 2011.

11:28 GMT
(press release)

This year’s BMW Group Middle East ‘Stay Alert. Stay Alive.’ road safety campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of wearing seatbelts.

Jaguar Land Rover
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover MENAP has once again showcased its brand strength and product leadership within the region by winning two of the most important and prestigious auto awards at the Middle East Motor Awards.

Etihad Airways
08:11 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has been named Airline of the Year by Arabian Business magazine.

Etihad Airways
06:35 GMT

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.

November 20, 2011

The new Chevrolet Malibu
10:07 GMT

The new Chevrolet Malibu has been awarded “2012 Car of the Year” by Sport Auto magazine, one of the leading motoring publications distributed across the Middle East.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ Chief Executive Officer
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed up as principal corporate partner of the not-for-profit Australia Gulf Council (AGC).

08:36 GMT

Porsche is celebrating overwhelming consumer response to the new 911 Carrera S, unveiled for the first time in the region at the Dubai International Motor Show.