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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

November 30, 2014

600 buses will be supplied by the United Arab Emirates to Egypt next February
21:53 GMT

The 600 buses provided by the UAE will cover around 44.5% of the requirements of the Public Transport Authority in Cairo.

Lexus
10:13 GMT
(press release)

The Lexus GS, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors – Lexus, has joined the Dubai Police patrol as part of its modern fleet.

November 27, 2014

3 Emirates A380s at Dubai Airport
11:26 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of places, people and their passions is set to score a hat-trick next week as the airline prepares for the launch of three new A380 destinations in three days.

Land Rover LR4 and Range Rover lead team parade onto pitch (Image by Peter Rear, Filmatography)
10:33 GMT
(press release)

Leading luxury automotive manufacturer Land Rover MENA sponsored the fifth edition of the Sentebale Polo Cup that took place on Thursday, 20th November at the Abu Dhabi Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club.

Etihad Airways
08:56 GMT
(press release)

SAS, Scandinavia's leading airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, are set to begin codeshare operations and provide customers with enhanced travel options between Scandinavia and the UAE.

November 26, 2014

Toyota
06:43 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors is marking the occasion of the UAE’s 43rd anniversary by raising 43 national flags across its nationwide Toyota, Lexus and Hino facilities for a week-long celebration.

November 25, 2014

Axel Dreyer - President, Hyundai UAE
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Juma Al Majid Est., sole distributor for Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has announced that it is partnering with Dubai Police as an official sponsor for its ‘Speed Kills’ campaign.

Jazeera Airways
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its September 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a 5% increase in total flown passengers from September 2013 and an on-time performance of 96%.

Kia Roadshow
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Al Majid Motors Co., sole distributor of KIA cars in the UAE, has concluded its highly-acclaimed UAE KIA Roadshow 2014.

November 23, 2014

RJ 787 tailfins
11:26 GMT

Royal Jordanian yesterday welcomed its fifth 787 aircraft, thus completing the assimilation of the first group of its 787 order.

flydubai
10:40 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai was named ‘Low Cost Carrierof the Year’ at the 2014 CAPA Awards for Excellence in Aviation held in Antwerp, Belgium.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Ecclestone, Chief Executive Officer of Formula One group, finalise the new contract for the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GR AND PRIX in the A380 Lobby mock-up at the airline’s Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi
08:53 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has extended its Title Sponsorship of the FORMULA 1 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX to become one of the longest title sponsors in F1 history.

The DP World Championship in Dubai is a significant event on the golf calendar drawing in crowds from around the world
05:23 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and their passions is concluding a successful year as the Official Airline of the European Tour.

November 20, 2014

Qatar Airways
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways is again offering its customers in UAE a fabulous ‘Double the Luxury’ offer so that travellers can enjoy a fantastic 2-for-1 offer on selected destinations with the World’s Best Business Class.

Engineers and mechanics at Etihad Airways’ Technical Maintenance department celebrate their record breaking achievement
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ Technical Maintenance department has just set a new world record by replacing a GE90 engine on one of its Boeing 777 passenger aircraft in less than seven hours.