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A lack of coordination on air traffic control among GCC states has been blamed for the region’s increasing congestion problems.
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.

October 18, 2011

Hani El Assaad, SITA Regional Vice President Middle East and North Africa
08:39 GMT
(press release)

SITA announced that Air Arabia, selected the SITA Horizon passenger management system to provide a seamless transit service at Air Arabia’s 70 departure points.

Al-Futtaim Honda
07:13 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, has made it easier for customers to purchase a high quality Honda vehicle with the launch of the Approved pre-owned vehicle program in the UAE.

Kia Amateur Australian Open
07:05 GMT
(press release)

National Arab Motors (Kia Jordan), in collaboration with the Jordanian Tennis Federation, recently concluded the Kia Amateur Australian Open at the Royal Automobile Club of Jordan.

October 17, 2011

Frank Bernthaler, Director of Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Cars
13:19 GMT
(press release)

Daring drivers from around the region will have the opportunity to command the fearsome V8 engines of Mercedes-AMG’s latest powerhouses.

13:10 GMT
(press release)

Dubai-based low cost airline flydubai has been named the region’s best value for money airline in a recent UAE poll, collecting 31% of the total vote.

12:02 GMT
(press release)

BMW Group Middle East is gearing up for the 2011 Dubai International Motor Show with a host of new models that will demonstrate the luxury motor manufacturer’s leadership in innovation and individuality.

Etihad Airways
11:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced it would soon begin flights to Tripoli.

Space Camp Team
10:05 GMT
(press release)

A schoolteacher and a student from the UAE recently attended the 2011 Boeing Educators to Space Camp program held in Huntsville, Alabama in the United States.

This initiative will provide an extra layer of activity identified by the IRB as being critical to the development of nations who wish to improve their international rugby standing
09:59 GMT

Emirates Airline has recently announced their sponsorship of a new XV’s rugby tournament initiative, the Emirates Four Nations Cup.

Samer Doueier, Ammar Al Johmani & Dana Younis
09:27 GMT
(press release)

Dana Younis from Abu Dhabi will be driving around in style this year as the winner of the “Be Surprised” competition organised by Volkswagen Ali & Sons in the United Arab Emirates.

Cadillac SRX
09:07 GMT

The Cadillac SRX, a fast-rising favorite among midsize luxury crossovers, receives a significant upgrade for the 2012 model year starting in November.

Nuqul Soccer Team
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive’s social club has recently announced the launch of its activities by inviting the employees to participate in a soccer tournament.

October 16, 2011

Toyota Hilux 2012
13:55 GMT
(press release)

The exciting Toyota Hilux 2012 was revealed for the first time in Saudi Arabia at a brilliant launch event held on Jeddah’s Corniche.

All New 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback
12:44 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Sonic is available for sale now across the Middle East and is designed to be a successful car in the highly competitive small car market.

Premium sports car manufacturer McLaren not only marks 30 years of carbon innovation since its first model launch, it also celebrates its Middle Eastern debut at the Dubai Motor Show with its McLaren MP4-12c
11:06 GMT
(press release)

With the modern automobile an auspicious 125 years old this year, Dubai International Motor Show highlights a number of milestones being marked by exhibitors participating at this year’s event.