Transport & Shipping
July 1, 2013
American automotive giants GM, Chrysler and Ford are considering proposals to set up manufacturing plants in Saudi Arabia, reported Arab News.
June 30, 2013
The cargo shipment airline makes Muscat its 79th destination
Emirates announced a linked service to Conakry, the capital city of Guinea, from 27 October 2013.
Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Al Dhabi Lounge has been voted the best airport lounge in Africa and the Middle East in 2013 by customers of the world’s largest independent airport lounge access programme – Priority Pass.
Jazeera Airways today released its May 2013 Operational Performance Report showing a 7% increase in number of flown passengers from the same month last year.
Saudi Arabia commands 60 percent of the air charter business in the Middle East, according to Private Jet Charter (PJC), one of the world’s largest independent private jet charter brokers.
June 27, 2013
TOYOTA Racing achieved an emotional runners-up finish in the 90th anniversary edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours after a rollercoaster race.
Emirates will deploy a Boeing 777-300 aircraft to Warsaw from 1 January 2014.
British Airways announced that it is taking delivery of its first two Boeing 787 Dreamliners from 27 June.
The sultanate will have at least one low-cost carrier (LCC) by the first half of 2014 with the possibility of more licences being awarded, according to Salim Nasser Said al Aufi, chief executive officer of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation.
A Dh75 million Traffic Control System (TCS) has been installed in Mohammad Bin Zayed City in the capital, the Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.
Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia this week will commence new codeshare flights between Jakarta and Perth, the capital of Western Australia.
For the first time in the Airport’s history, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) has become Airport Carbon Accredited.
BA has announced an increase in its schedule to Marrakech from daily to 10 flights a week and added a third weekly service to Agadir.
June 26, 2013
Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, recently announced new appointments to senior management roles within the organisation which mirror the company’s growth and expansion.