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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

November 16, 2011

Ford Motor Company
10:05 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Ford Explorer has been named “SUV of the Year” by Sport Auto Middle East magazine, one of the region's leading and veteran car publications.

06:54 GMT
(press release)

Amadeus announced today the availability of flydubai, Dubai’s first low cost airline, in the Amadeus system.

Ismail Ali Albanna, Executive Vice President, dnata receives the award at the event last night.
06:11 GMT

dnata has been named Ground Handling Provider of the Year once again at the Aviation Business Awards – the fourth year they have received the accolade.

During the conference
05:54 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, has signed a Maintenance Cost Agreement with Honeywell, worth more than $20 million.

Etihad Airways
05:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has been named as official airline sponsor of a talent competition at Doha’s prestigious Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel in November.

November 15, 2011

Cadet pilot
12:24 GMT

Emirates has today announced plans to establish Emirates Flight Training Academy, a dedicated flight training centre that will be located at Dubai World Central Airport.

09:31 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company is demonstrating its strong commitment to Middle East customers with a $53 million investment in an all-new Middle East Parts Distribution Centre.

The new Midfield Terminal Building at Abu Dhabi International Airport
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has received six tenders for the construction of the new Midfield Terminal Building at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Jazeera Airlines
06:51 GMT
(press release)

Award winning Jazeera Airways today launched ‘Jazeerati,’ a loyalty program that rewards frequent fliers as individuals and as families with a free flight for every 10 flights flown with the airline.

ExecuJet Dubai
05:39 GMT

The ExecuJet Aviation Group is making private jet aircraft ownership easier with the announcement of a new turnkey package that includes aircraft financing options - called SimplyFly.

November 14, 2011

Etihad Airways
12:01 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a reciprocal Frequent Flyer agreement with codeshare partner Malaysia Airlines.

khalid Bel Jaflah, Emirates Vice President Commercial Sales UAE
10:03 GMT

Emirates is offering its customers the opportunity to take advantage of its three day sale, with discounts of up to 35 percent to select destinations across its network.

dnata's new branding
08:50 GMT

dnata has reinforced its determination to become the world’s most admired air services provider, by announcing a combined global investment cost of over 70 million US dollars.

Bateen Crew Lounge
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport, announced today the opening of its new crew lounge, part of the DhabiJet FBO brand.

During the launch event at Dubai International Motor Show
08:01 GMT
(press release)

KIA Motors the rapidly expanding Korean automaker brings fresh styling and new engine technology to its lineup.