Transport & Shipping
January 20, 2013
Jazeera Airways Group today announced the successful closing of its rights issue of 178 million shares, effectively raising the company’s capital by 74% to KD42 million.
Emirates will add more than 1400 seats a week on its Dar es Salaam – Dubai route by introducing a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft effective from 1st February 2013.
Once again, the SLS AMG GT3 from the customer team Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon claimed an unchallenged victory in the Dubai 24-hour race (10th to 12th of January 2013).
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is offering free flights for 10-year-old guests* as a part of a year-long celebration of the airline’s tenth anniversary.
Emirates will showcase one of its fleet of 31 Airbus A380s during celebrations which will be held to mark the 45th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Mauritius in March.
January 17, 2013
The number of passengers using Lebanon's Rafik Hariri International Airport increased 5 percent in 2012, said the Directorate of Civil Aviation Wednesday, adding that growth came despite a sharp decline in transit flights.
Emirates welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s decision to grant interim authorisation for the proposed Emirates and Qantas partnership.
Airlines in the Middle East are monitoring the situation with Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jet, which has been plagued by problems with the US authorities grounding the aircraft.
Etihad Airways announced it will operate at least three extra flights to carry football fans to Bahrain to support the UAE national football team in the final game.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced that it will be providing free parking at Abu Dhabi International Airport to all supporters and fans of the 21st Gulf Cup travelling to Bahrain, 18th January, 2013.
Porsche AG sold more sports cars in 2012 than ever before: 141,075 customer deliveries equal an increase of 18.7% compared to last year's record of 118,868 vehicles sold.
Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE announced the launch of Toyota’s fourth-generation RAV4, a reinvention of the world’s original crossover sport utility vehicle.
January 16, 2013
The Egyptian government received some LE11.2 billion ($1.7 billion) in revenue from a private company operating the port of Ain Sokhna in 2012.
NBK Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, announced its new sale campaigns with unrivaled benefits to prospective owners of the GL, S and E-Class vehicles.
Egypt has pledged 45 billion Egyptian pound ($7billion) to invest in the country's railway infrastructure to stop further disasters, such as Tuesday's incident, which claimed the lives of 19 people and injured 107.