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Tourism is expected to be boosted by the move (Image: PortofSohar)
August 31, 2014 - 07:13 GMT
With Oman's cargo authorities shifting port activities from Muscat to Sohar, it will not only boost the economy but also create a positive future for the country's industrial development.

August 14, 2014

Toyota Corolla
09:36 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, is offering some of its most popular models at very attractive monthly payments as part of its ‘We’re not kidding’ campaign.

August 13, 2014

The airport is set to open in 2017 and will be the largest airport in the world, serving 150 million passengers annually.
21:41 GMT

İstanbul's third airport, currently under construction and set to open in 2017, will be named after President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The Dubai-based carrier is the world's largest operator of the A380 jets. In November, it announced plans to buy another 50 from the European planemaker at the Dubai Air Show.
20:37 GMT

Emirates used the loan to take delivery of its 50th superjumbo, the bank said.


UAE was ranked the top country in the Middle East based on passengers carried.
11:52 GMT

Middle East airlines carried 157.9 million passengers in 2013, marking an increase of 8.8 per cent over the figures for the previous year.

Andres Iniesta & AMP Thiago Silva Nissan
09:41 GMT
(press release)

Nissan’s innovative partnership with the UEFA Champions League kicks off today at the 2014 UEFA Super Cup with the launch of its Engineers of Excitement program.

Etihad Cargo
07:32 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo has unveiled a new Equine service called SkyStables, targeted at customers around the world wishing to transport horses and other similar species by air.

August 12, 2014

Islamabad
11:08 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways has announced increased frequencies to the popular cities of Tehran, Islamabad and Muscat.

August 11, 2014

Etihad Cargo
11:29 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, the freight business of United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways, will launch twice weekly freighter rotations linking Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Moscow Domodedovo (DME) airports on 13 August 2014.

Mahmoudia Motors
08:35 GMT
(press release)

Mahmoudia Motors - the sole and official dealer of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands in Jordan - launched on Tuesday 5 August a new Facebook competition.

August 10, 2014

Turkish Airlines
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has launched round trip fares starting from AED 1,195 inclusive of all taxes and service charges, from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.

Etihad Airways
09:03 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced that it will re-route its flights to avoid conflict airspace in Iraq.

Air Arabia
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia (PJSC), the largest low-cost carrier (LCC) operator in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today its financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2014.

During the event
06:14 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and Alitalia announced that they have signed the transaction implementation agreement which will result in a €1,758 million investment to build a reinvigorated Alitalia as a competitive, sustainably profitable business.

Meanwhile, an aviation analyst termed the Etihad’s deal with Alitalia risky and said Abu Dhabi-based airline will have to go all-out to make this deal work to achieve desire results by 2017.
04:55 GMT

Etihad Airways on Friday signed a €1.76 billion deal to acquire 49 per cent stake in loss-making Alitalia.

August 7, 2014

Emirates Airline
11:25 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will step up services to Morocco with a second daily flight, boosting the service to 14 weekly flights beginning 1st September, 2014.