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“More than 110,000 people have arrived in Italy so far this year, sometimes 4,000 or even 5,000 people in a matter of days,” said Flavio Di Giacomo, spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Italy.
September 10, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.

August 17, 2014

Promotional campaign on the Land Rover LR4
09:50 GMT
(press release)

Mahmoudia Motors - the sole and official dealer of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands in Jordan - announced the launch of a promotional campaign on the Land Rover LR4.

Air Arabia
05:48 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced that from September 2, 2014 it will run three flights per week from its new hub in Ras Al Khaimah to Chittagong, Bangladesh.

August 14, 2014

The company said it plans to float a tender, inviting bids from pre-qualified companies for constructing the first package of the 170-km Sohar-Buraimi route this month.
22:51 GMT

The Oman Railway Company (ORC) unveiled a list of pre-qualified consortiums to undertake its national railway project on Wednesday, according to a report by theTimes of Oman.

The move into Eritrea is in line with the airline’s ongoing strategy to serve emerging markets largely underserved by international airlines.
22:43 GMT

Qatar Airways will become the first Gulf carrier to serve Eritrea from December 4.

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

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.