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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 13, 2014

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.

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.

Al-Futtaim Honda
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda is offering exclusive offers on its Honda Civic, Accord Coupe, CR-V and Pilot models all through August.

“The project is also expected to improve the macroeconomic indicators as it raises the canal’s revenues to $13 billion annually from $5 billion,” said Fathy.
“Investors expect an economic boom in most sectors when the Suez Canal industrial hub project sees the light,”
04:55 GMT

Egyptian stocks rallied on Monday as details of the Suez Canal industrial hub mega project started to unfold, analysts said

August 6, 2014

Emirates’ inaugural flight touches down at O'Hare International Airport, Chicago
12:45 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has commenced a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.