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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

December 7, 2011

The airline has hired nearly 110 chefs since announcing in May it would introduce fully-qualified and classically-trained international chefs dedicated to food service excellence in its Diamond First Class cabins
05:31 GMT

Qualified First Class Chefs are now officially onboard Etihad Airways flights to London, Sydney, Melbourne and Paris.

December 6, 2011

The Attar Family with the Centennial Award for Best Chevrolet on Show at ECCF for their 1959 Chevrolet Corvette
10:51 GMT

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Chevrolet presented the Centennial Award for the Best Chevrolet on Show at the Emirates Classic Car Festival.

Etihad Airways
06:30 GMT
(press release)

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.

An Emirates Boeing 777 inflight
06:12 GMT

Emirates has flown a demonstration flight carrying the UAE Delegation to the 2011 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17) in Durban, South Africa.

December 5, 2011

Lufthansa FlyNet from iPhone
11:09 GMT
(press release)

FlyNet allows passengers to stay connected while cruising at high altitude, Available as a hotspot through all cabin classes using WiFi-enabled device, 43 long-range aircraft fitted with FlyNet .

Jazeera Airways
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s largest regional carrier, today announced that Business Class travelers may now check-in up to 60 kilograms of baggage for free, instead of the previously instated 40 kilograms.

Emirates Airline
06:03 GMT

Emirates has launched a Baggage Delivery service at Dubai International Airport.

December 4, 2011

Denise during her speech
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain Airport Company held a dinner banquet in honour of Ms. Denise McGregor, Head of Customer Services and Operations (Europe, Africa, Middle East, South America, UK) for British Airways (BA).

Etihad Airways
06:59 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, will host the 44th Annual General Meeting of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) between 28 and 30 November.

Audi approved used car locator, Middle East
06:45 GMT
(press release)

Audi is making it even easier to purchase an approved used car from its model range in the Middle East.

Emirates Airline
06:05 GMT

Emirates has brought Italy into its broadening A380 network after the launch of a superjumbo service to Rome.

Etihad Airways
05:53 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ “Flying the Flag” flight over the seven emirates, marking the 40th anniversary of the UAE, took off from Abu Dhabi Airport at 5pm on National Day, December 2.

December 1, 2011

Etihad Airways
08:47 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways is giving away dozens of free tickets to two of its newest destinations; Dusseldorf in Germany and Chengdu in China.

Etihad Airways
06:05 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating three years of its non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Moscow.

November 30, 2011

Mercedes
12:57 GMT
(press release)

Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, and Mercedes-Benz official Field Force Team announced the launch of their Mobile Workshop in Doha.