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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 3, 2011

Chevrolet
09:43 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Chevrolet Malibu, the first global midsize sedan, will make its regional debut at the Dubai International Motor Show on November 10, 2011.

Sam Eltibi, Executive Director, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group MENA & Asia Pacific
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTG) MENA and Asia Pacific will participate at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) taking place in London.

Lexus
08:43 GMT
(press release)

Lexus claimed back the top spot among luxury automotive brands in US Consumer Reports' reliability ranking, beating BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.

Al Tayer Showroom
06:58 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover has released year to date sales figures for the UAE demonstrating strong performance growth from January to September 2011, indicating a return to pre-recession sales levels.

Emirates Airline
06:51 GMT

Emirates airline produced a net profit of Dhs 827 million (US$ 225 million), for the first six months of its current financial year ending 30th September 2011.

Etihad Airways
05:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to the Republic of the Seychelles touched down at the Seychelles International Airport on Mahé this afternoon.

November 2, 2011

Alexei Bakirey, Chairman of the Committee for St Petersburg Transport-Transit Policy, and Thierry Antinori, Emirates Executive Vice President, Passenger Sales, Worldwide exchange gifts commemorating the inaugural of Emirates first direct daily service to St. Petersburg.
12:09 GMT

Emirates has been welcomed in Russia’s ‘Northern Capital’ yesterday after the airline’s inaugural flight arrived from Dubai.

Abu Dhabi Lounge
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today the completion of the refurbishment and upgrading works of Terminal 1 at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Saud Abbasi, General Manager for Lexus, Al-Futtaim Motors
08:39 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has announced that it will be a major exhibitor at the 5-day Dubai Motor Show starting November 10, 2011.

2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette
07:27 GMT

Chevrolet will commemorate its 100th Anniversary on its stand at the Dubai International Motor Show by unveiling the 2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette for the first time in the Middle East.

MINI
07:07 GMT
(press release)

Hundreds of MINI owners from across the region get together for a unique MINI experience.

Volkswagen Tiguan SUV
07:01 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Ali & Sons has launched the highly celebrated Volkswagen Tiguan SUV.

The spectacular Jaguar C-X75
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover will showcase its most exciting line-up ever at the forthcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from 10th to 14th November at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

November 1, 2011

During the event
14:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ first flight to Malé touched down to a colourful welcome in the capital of the Republic of the Maldives this afternoon.

Gopiraj KV, CEO of ZAFCO
13:04 GMT
(press release)

ZAFCO announced the acquisition of the ZEETEX brand from S&H Tires, a Netherlands based company, making ZAFCO the sole distributor of the premium brand.