Transport & Shipping
August 6, 2014
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, announced today the start of its non-stop services to the city of Antalya, on the Mediterranean coast, in the South West of Turkey.
Abdimajid Haithar, General Manager of Mahmoudia Motors was chosen as part of a select group of CEOs and GMs to participate in Jaguar Land Rover’s pilot program for its dealership principals.
International superstar Ronan Keating joined a line-up of VIPs at the official launch of Etihad Airways new daily services between Perth and Abu Dhabi in the Western Australian capital last night.
August 5, 2014
To say that some of life’s greatest moments happen at 35,000 ft. could not ring truer than when Stuart Mackinnon proposed to Victoria Loudon on their Emirates A380 flight to Brisbane.
Etihad Airways has enjoyed the busiest four days in the history of the airline with 181,333 passengers flying with the Abu Dhabi-based airline during the post Eid Al Fitr period.
August 4, 2014
Nissan has announced the appointment of Roland Buerk as Senior Director in charge of Communications for the Africa, Middle East and India region, effective immediately.
The ZENT CERUMO racing team of Yuji Tachikawa & Kohei Hirate driving their #1 Lexus RC F secured their first win of the season by clinching Round 4 of the 2014 AUTOBACS Super GT series (GT500 class).
The high point after the victory in the final at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium last month came 36 hours later, when the Siegerflieger – a Boeing 747-8 – flew over the German capital’s fan park 700 metres above the ground, with 500,000 fans cheering on.
Royal Jordanian announces resuming its service to Iraq, after suspending it for 24 hours for security concerns.
August 3, 2014
A new business division, Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations, has been launched to focus on meeting the increasing expectations of today’s most discerning and enthusiastic car customers.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG reports an operating profit of EUR 114 million for the first six months of 2014, an improvement of EUR 41 million on the EUR 73 million of the same period last year.
July 31, 2014
Emirates continues to set industry standards by becoming the first airline to introduce Audio Description on movies for visually impaired customers on its inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen.
July 30, 2014
Airlines have been rethinking flight routes since the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board, earlier this month over a rebel-held area of eastern Ukraine.
July 28, 2014
Emirates, a connector of people and their passions, and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016.
Cabin crew have just 20 minutes to deliver Emirates’ in-flight service on the world’s shortest A380 flight.