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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
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
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 13, 2011

12:53 GMT
(press release)

Boeing and Southwest Airlines today announced a firm order for 150 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes.

Etihad Airways
09:47 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been voted “Best International Airline”, as revealed at the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Feather Awards on December 7.

Nuqul Automotive basketball match
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive Social Club has recently invited all brands employees to participate in a basketball match that was held at Nuqul Automotive’s showroom where they faced each other in a friendly match.

General Motors
09:12 GMT

General Motors’ dealers in the Middle East reported total sales of 10,741 vehicles in November 2011.

Emirates Airline
08:49 GMT

Emirates’ flights to Venice will go double daily from 25th March next year.

Emirates Airline Cup of Nations XV’s rugby
05:45 GMT

Action in the Emirates Airline Cup of Nations XV’s rugby tournament continues today, Tuesday December 13th, at 7he Sevens ground on Al Ain road.

December 12, 2011

Emirates Airline
14:09 GMT

Customers on a growing number of Emirates A380s can now surf, share, email, or tweet their way across the Emirates network as the airline launches Wi-Fi internet connectivity with leading industry service provider, OnAir.

Mohammed Abdullah Hashim, Managing Director receiving Honda's award
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Abdullah Hashim Company, the exclusive Distributor of Honda Cars, Motorcycles, Power Products and Marine Engines in Saudi Arabia, was ranked first in Sales and Customer Satisfaction indices.

Saudi Cargo's CEO receieves the certificate
07:33 GMT
(press release)

Recently, Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. obtained ISO 9001:2008 certificate (Quality Management System) by Moody International Limited.

Etihad Airways
06:42 GMT

Etihad Airways today announced it was buying 10 more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in a deal which will make it the largest operator of the aircraft type in the world.

Mahmoudia Motors
06:11 GMT
(press release)

Luxury automotive manufacturer Land Rover MENAP and Mahmoudia Motors are proud to introduce the newest edition to the Range Rover family - the long anticipated Range Rover Evoque.

December 11, 2011

Henry George, Chief Technology Officer, Amierican Express ME receiving ACN Arab Tech award
10:55 GMT
(press release)

American Express Middle East’s new integrated ‘Card Management Solution’ has been named the best ‘Banking and Finance Implementation’ in the region, at the ACN Arab Technology awards.

Dr. Martin Winterkorn, the CEO of Volkswagen
08:10 GMT
(press release)

The CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, highly commended the performance of the workforce in 2011.

During the meeting
05:40 GMT
(press release)

SME policy, and more recently policies, have become important priorities for GCC policymakers as a means to support economic growth and diversification, productivity, innovation and employment.

December 8, 2011

09:31 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor for Toyota in the UAE, announced its participation in the Al Ain Motor Festival, taking place at Al Ain Convention Centre from 8 to 11 December 2011.