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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.

September 9, 2013

nasair
08:05 GMT
(press release)

nasair, Saudi Arabia’s national air carrier, has announced that in celebration of Saudi Arabia’s 83rd National Day fares for all nasair domestic and international flights starts from SR 83.

Kia Optima
05:33 GMT
(press release)

The Kia Optima, the bestselling car in the USA, was recently named ‘Most Affordable Mid-size Sedan’ by Cars.com, the award-winning online destination for car buyers.

September 8, 2013

Ramada Downtown Dubai Hotel
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman will organise a not-for-profit art competition aimed at raising environmental awareness among 100,000 school children in the northern emirates.

Swim, Ride, Run - Tri More cupcakes
07:04 GMT

Etihad Airways is collaborating with landmark bakery, Georgetown Cupcake, to prepare specially-themed ‘Swim, Ride, Run - Tri More’ cupcakes.

September 5, 2013

Limited Edition Honda Accord
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has announced a month of fabulous offers across its model line-up.

Jim Benintende, president, Ford Middle East and Africa
07:44 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company announced the appointment of Jim Benintende to the newly-created position of president, Ford Middle East and Africa.

Etihad Airways
06:57 GMT

Etihad Airways will increase its Abu Dhabi-Kathmandu service from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from November 1, 2013.

September 3, 2013

Lufthansa receiving WTA Europe Award
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Lufthansa German Airlines has been voted Europe’s leading Airline at the World Travel Awards.

An Emirates Boeing 777-200
08:27 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has resumed passenger flights to Tripoli, the capital and largest city of Libya.

Royal Jordanian
06:38 GMT

Royal Jordanian said no aircraft belonging to it was held at Tripoli International Airport, in Libya, early Monday morning.

September 2, 2013

Etihad Airways
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched a new Arabic Twitter account to engage with the Arabic-speaking community on the popular social media platform.

Senior delegation on airport apron Sana'a launch
05:51 GMT

Etihad Airways launched its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi to Sana’a, Yemen’s political and commercial capital.

September 1, 2013

Qantas which reduced its international losses from $484 million to $246 million in financial year 2012-13, still has to cover a long distance before flying on high altitude.
11:27 GMT

The partnership is about to yield better outcomes.

Jim Benintende, president, Ford Middle East and Africa
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company announced the appointment of Jim Benintende to the newly-created position of president, Ford Middle East and Africa.

August 29, 2013

Etihad Cargo
12:07 GMT

Etihad Cargo has posted record monthly uplift figures for July of 45,000 tonnes, a 37 per cent increase on the same month in 2012 (32,876 tonnes).