Transport & Shipping

Featured Story:

In July this year, there were 2.9 million scheduled flights and 395 million scheduled global airline seats
August 26, 2014 - 08:29 GMT
That old saying, '€˜There’s no such thing as bad publicity’, probably applies to what the aviation industry has flown through in recent months.

June 18, 2013

Purchase would be subject to a due diligence process and regulatory approvals
11:27 GMT

Etihad Airways said on Monday it had signed an initial agreement with the Serbian government over a possible equity investment in the country's loss-making JAT Airways.

Airport Service Quality
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport received last week the prestigious award of Best Airport for the Middle East region from the Airports Council International.

Emirates SkyCargo
10:13 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo is set to increase its cargo capacity to the Philippines, when Emirates begins daily non-stop flights to Clark International Airport from 1st October 2013.

Officials from Al Majid Motors Company and Kia Motors Middle East & Africa Regional Head Quarter convene during their visit to the Dubai Ice Rink
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Al Majid Motors is building on its strategic relationship with Emaar Retail in a deal that sees the fastest growing automotive brand in the world return to the Olympic-size Dubai Ice Rink.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and Velibor Vukasinovic, JatAirways’ Chief Executive Officer, celebrate the signing of an Initial Memorandum of Understanding (IMU) in Belgrade today
05:41 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will advance discussions with JatAirways about an equity investment in the Serbian national carrier.

June 17, 2013

Emirates Airline
12:57 GMT

Emirates will operate nearly 60 extra flights to assist pilgrims travelling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the Holy month of Ramadan.

Jazeera Airways
11:48 GMT

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), DVB Bank, and Jazeera Airways Group (JAG) today (17 June) announced a $90 million commercial facility for funding JAG’s aircraft purchases through a structured facility led by NBK and DVB Bank SE.k

During the event
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Adventure lovers, gathered in their 4x4 vehicles to enjoy the scenic spots of Northern Jordan as part of a one-day off-roading event organized by Central Trade and Auto Company.

Jazeera Airways fleet
08:29 GMT
(press release)

The National Bank of Kuwait, DVB Bank, and Jazeera Airways Group announced a USD90 million commercial facility for funding JAG’s aircraft purchases through a structured facility led by NBK and DVB Bank SE.

Global Green Brands 2013
08:19 GMT

Kia Motors has been named 37th in Interbrand’s list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands 2013.

June 16, 2013

The 489-seat Emirates A380 offers 14 Private First Class Suites, 76 lie-flat beds in Business Class and 399 spacious seats in Economy Class
12:43 GMT

Emirates on Wednesday announced an upgrade of service from Dubai to Los Angeles with the introduction of the A380 starting on December 2, this year.

Etihad Airways launches new Belgrade service
05:59 GMT

Etihad Airways’ maiden flight to Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, has landed on schedule at the city’s Nikola Tesla Airport.

June 13, 2013

Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice in First Class, Business Class and Economy Class
12:21 GMT

Emirates announced an extended range of Arabic programming on its award-winning ice Digital Widescreen inflight entertainment system from July onwards.

Emirates A380 at sunset
06:33 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced an upgrade of service from Dubai to Los Angeles (L.A.) with the introduction of the flagship A380 starting on December 2nd, 2013.

June 12, 2013

The deal will be the first local currency Saudi debt issue that Standard Chartered has been involved in
12:57 GMT

Saudi Arabia's state airports operator has picked three banks to arrange the second tranche of its local Islamic bond programme, banking sources said on Tuesday, with a sale seen matching the firm's record-breaking $4 billion debut Sukuk in 2012.