Transport & Shipping
October 30, 2012
Etihad Airways has welcomed the announcement by Virgin Australia that it is to acquire a majority stake in Tiger Airways and has reached an in-principle agreement to purchase Skywest Airlines.
The Federal Government Coordination Committee for Etihad Rail met recently to discuss the route of Stages Two and Three of the rail network.
Ports operator DP World on Sunday said that the expansion of Jebel Ali Port’s Terminal 2, which includes the brand new $850 million Terminal 3, has passed the halfway mark.
October 28, 2012
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has reportedly issued a loan of EUR 25 million ($32.5 million) for the construction of a railway station in Belgrade, Serbia.
Qatar Airways plan to expand its route network by adding three new destinations in the United States to its list, the airline company’s CEO Akbar al-Baker has said.
October 25, 2012
Heavy rush for seats has pushed up airfares in some sectors with Doha International Airport seeing busy traffic, mostly outbound, with many residents flying out during the Eid al-Adha break
Workers at the Egyptian port of Ain Sokhna have agreed to end a two-week strike after management bowed to their demands to reinstate several colleagues.
flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, is introducing two additional flights to Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, from 28 October 2012.
October 24, 2012
Fisker Automotive leadership unveiled the award-winning Karma sedan in front of global and regional media at Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai Festival City.
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has appointed 41-year old Lee Newton as Marketing Director for Middle East and Africa (excluding the Maghreb states) with immediate effect.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is celebrating four years of its non-stop service between Moscow and Abu Dhabi.
October 23, 2012
Toyota's production of more stylish vehicles with greater appeal to young buyers has led to the company being named the world's most valuable automotive brand for the 9th consecutive year.
The U.S. aircraft maker joined with its customer and Etihad Airways, and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Boeing’s newest working-together partner for aircraft financing, to co-host the region’s first-ever Chief Risk Officer Aviation Summit.
Volkswagen Ali & Sons has launched the all new Polo Sedan in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
October 22, 2012
flydubai’s inaugural flight between Dubai and Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia, touched down today, marking the innovative low-cost airline’s 15th passenger route in Central & Eastern Europe.