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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
January 27, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

December 10, 2013

Air Arabia new website
09:06 GMT
(press release)

As part of its drive to further improve passenger convenience and online experience, Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, today unveiled its new website.

Etihad Airways
04:29 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced key new appointments within its commercial division which span the globe and cater for the airline’s growing requirements.

December 9, 2013

According to Yediot Aharonot newspaper, which first broke the story, the idea dates back to the 1994 signing of a peace treaty between Israel and Jordan.
11:16 GMT

But don't get too carried away with the idealistic title, the deal is also all about guarding their strategic interests.

Etihad Airways
08:16 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has commenced major expansion of its Indian operations following the approval of an historic 24 per cent investment in Jet Airways.

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
06:46 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, recently announced its participation in Toyota Motor Corporation’s recently launched 8th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest.

December 8, 2013

The airline industry will carry more than 3 billion passengers for the first time, according to the International Air Transport Association (File Archive)
12:16 GMT

Airline carriers in the Middle East exhibited the strongest year-over-year traffic growth based on its October figures, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Jazeera Airways
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its October 2013 Operational Performance Report, which showed that the airline led in on-time performance (OTP) against all other airlines in the Middle East during the month of October 2013.

Toyota Corolla
04:29 GMT
(press release)

Following its acclaimed regional premiere at the Dubai International Motor Show, the all-new Corolla has been officially launched by Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE.

Toyota Corolla
04:29 GMT
(press release)

Following its acclaimed regional premiere at the Dubai International Motor Show, the all-new Corolla has been officially launched by Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE.

December 5, 2013

During the event
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has greatly expanded its place in the global aviation community by a series of large-scale aircraft orders.

Ford Mustang
08:34 GMT
(press release)

The next chapter in the life of the iconic pony car begins today as the all-new Ford Mustang, loaded with innovative technologies and delivering world-class levels of performance.

Etihad Airways longest serving staff members celebrate their ten-year achievements with airline management executives
07:15 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has paid tribute to 75 employees who have been with company since the start of operations ten years ago.

Global freight tonne kilometres were up 4.0% in October year-on-year, a rebound from the 0.3% contraction in September. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
07:08 GMT

Middle East carriers, driven mainly by Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad, recorded the “fastest growth” in air freight in October, a trend International Air Transport Association expects to continue.

December 4, 2013

During the event
11:12 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places today commenced its newest service, to Kabul the capital of Afghanistan.

A Water Cannon Salute Welcomes the Emirates' A380 in Los Angeles
04:29 GMT

Emirates, which has often picked up the Oscars of the travel industry, has swooped into the home of the original Oscars to launch its celebrated A380 service.