Transport & Shipping
August 31, 2014
For the seventh consecutive month, PAX and ACM figures are on a steady rise, surging by 5.6% and 8.4% respectively.
August 28, 2014
Vehicles registered in Dubai will soon have number plates with new designs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on plans to replace the existing designs and colours.
The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner joined the RJ fleet on August 27, bearing the name of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II.
An ambulance service for Etihad Airways began operations in Abu Dhabi today, as part of the airline’s commitment to provide world-class medical emergency response for its employees.
Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80.
Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline*, announced flights to Asmara in Eritrea, the 27th country destination in Africa where the global carrier now flies to 42 destinations.
Qatar Airways, the launch customer of the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft is set to receive its first delivery before the end of this year.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December 2014.
August 27, 2014
Emirates and Arik Air have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation.
Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive Toyota dealer in the Kingdom, recently sponsored the Red Bull SoundClash: Autostrad vs. El Morabba3 musical concert.
Jazeera Airways released its July 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Istanbul, Cairo, Jeddah, Sharm El Sheikh and Sohag.
August 26, 2014
Ingenium - the new family of premium diesel and petrol engines - designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover, delivers class-leading levels of torque, horsepower and refinement, while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has donated more than AED70,000 to assist the work of Breast Cancer Arabia in providing support to women with breast cancer.
August 25, 2014
Turkish Airlines’ first half 2014 consolidated financial statements were reported to Borsa Istanbul. Compared to the same period of 2013, sales revenue increased by 15% in USD terms reaching 5,2 billion USD.
Anyone searching for the best airline deals from Jordan to London, Europe or North America will now be able to hold their British Airways flight for up to 72 hours for as little as GBP 5 or approximately JOD 6* through ba.com.