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The objective of the report was to quantify the economic impact of the aviation sector and its subsequent Dubai-based supply chain
November 17, 2014 - 21:47 GMT
Emirates airline, Dubai Airports and the aviation sector as a whole contributed $26.7 billion to the economy of Dubai in 2013.

October 21, 2013

Tony Douglas, Abu Dhabi Airports Milestone
10:34 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports announced the placement of the first buttress for the main structural steel arches of the Midfield Terminal Building , 7 days ahead of schedule.

Korean Air
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline, to include six new destinations.

October 20, 2013

An Etihad Airways Airbus A340-600 (registration A6-EHK) performs an historic fly past of Sydney Opera House for the iconic venue’s 40th birthday
07:20 GMT
(press release)

An Etihad Airways Airbus A340-600 today performed a low-altitude aerial salute to Sydney Opera House as part of the iconic venue’s 40th birthday celebrations.

Etihad Airways
05:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo and Singapore Airlines Cargo have agreed to exchange confirmed cargo capacity on services operated by both airlines from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow and Frankfurt.

October 14, 2013

Etihad Airways
06:38 GMT

Etihad Airways has launched an art competition on its English and Arabic Facebook pages to discover and showcase the work of great UAE artists.

October 13, 2013

Turkish Airlines
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has announced incredible round trip airfares to six cities in North America, offering up to 30 per cent off for passengers travelling from across the Gulf region.

October 10, 2013

Etihad Airways
06:59 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today confirmed its equity stake in Virgin Australia Holdings had reached 19.9 per cent.

06:46 GMT
(press release)

Toyota has been named as the Most Valuable Brand in the automotive sector by Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, and author of list of the top 100 brands worldwide.

October 9, 2013

Etihad Airways
06:56 GMT

Etihad Airways is set to increase the frequency of its Jakarta – Abu Dhabi flights from seven per week to double daily.

October 8, 2013

flydubai Business Class
08:55 GMT

flydubai recorded another milestone today with its first Business Class flight taking off.

Etihad Airways
05:39 GMT

Etihad Airways announced the launch of direct flights to Los Angeles, California.

October 7, 2013

Etihad Airways
07:05 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways continued to achieve record growth in the third quarter of 2013, with revenue from passenger services exceeding US$1 billion for the first time and passenger numbers passing 3 million.

October 6, 2013

Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Emirates has partnered with global property developer, Emaar Properties, on the inaugural Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, as the ‘Official Airline,’ for the first-of-its-kind initiative in the Middle East.

Turkish Airlines
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline*, has announced irresistable two-way airfares, of up to 50 per cent off, for passengers from Abu Dhabi.

October 2, 2013

The JV partners are to build the QAR 8.46 billion ($2.32 billion) Red Line North Underground line for Doha Metroon behalf of Qatar Railways Company.
14:34 GMT

The Red Line North Underground project includes two parallel 13km underground tunnels and seven underground stations between Msheireb and Lusail Marina.