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The city’s urban planning also involves evaluating the amount of office and retail space needed by 2020
March 27, 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The Emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time.

April 3, 2014

Nissan LCV NV350 Urvan
11:57 GMT

Nissan is the official Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) supplier to the four-time World Championship-winning Formula One team now known as Infiniti Red Bull Racing at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Emirates App for iPad, now available globally on the App Store, allows users to explore destinations and manage their travel on Emirates at a tap of their fingers
11:52 GMT

Emirates airline has increased its mobile presence with the launch of the Emirates App for iPad on the global App Store.

Qatar Airways
07:03 GMT

Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United States.

April 2, 2014

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort and Qatar Airways have entered into an agreement to offer the airline’s Privilege Club members ‘QMiles’ against their accommodation expenditure at the Moroccan resort.

The Mayor of Leipzig, the Mayor of Halle, accompanied by representatives from Etihad Regional and Leipzig/Halle Airport mark the start of direct flights from Zurich to Leipzig
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Regional today marked the start of direct daily services between Zurich, Switzerland and Leipzig/Halle, Germany.

April 1, 2014

When open, Emirates' new Contact Centre in Budapest will further support the airline's goal of providing the best possible customer service at every point of a passenger's journey
12:30 GMT

Emirates has announced it will open its second customer contact centre in Europe with a 300 seat facility in Budapest this year.

Only limited lanes and counters will be open for services at the four 24-hour centres and the capacity will increase with the hike in demand
10:55 GMT

Motorists can now choose to get their vehicles tested and registered in the quiet of the night, avoiding long queues at daytime as the Roads Transport Authority (RTA) starts 24/7 services at four of its centres.

During the ceremony
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Commemorating the 1st year anniversary of the new Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) terminal, Airport International Group (AIG) held a special employee event at Amman Airport Hotel.

Etihad Airways Community Football Week
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Health and nutrition advice was on the menu last week, as well as football tips from Manchester City FC coaches, as more than 500 children took part in the Etihad Airways Community Football Week in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

March 31, 2014

Qatar Airways will offer up to 293 Economy Class seats in its new expanded route to Melbourne (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

Qatar Airways will add more capacity to its Melbourne route, starting April 1.

Passenger traffic at Beirut's main airport is already down due to deteriorating domestic and regional situations, both of which have taken a critical toll on the country's economy (File Archive)
12:00 GMT

Air traffic controllers are organizing a strike for Tuesday to demand a wage hike as government leadership discusses the issue for all public servants. However, the strike will definitely take a toll on Lebanon's already diminishing tourism and transport sectors.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
11:02 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 15.6% increase in passenger traffic during February 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to February 2013.

Jazeera Airways
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its January 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Amman, Jeddah, Riyadh, Alexandria and Mashhad.

Central Trade and Auto Company during Earth Hour
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA) took part in the global “Earth Hour” celebrations of March 29th 2014, switching off all electrical lights in its Mecca Street showroom for one hour.

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 110 nationalities
06:49 GMT
(press release)

Talented hospitality professionals based in Morocco now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky, by joining Etihad Airways’ World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew.