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The city’s urban planning also involves evaluating the amount of office and retail space needed by 2020
March 27, 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The Emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time.

January 23, 2013

The award winning team
06:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways Food and Beverage Manager Claudette Khamiss and Cabin Senior John Poladian have won the Gold Team Award for Maximising Sales Techniques at the 2013 Inflight Sales Person of the Year (ISPY2013).

January 22, 2013

Etihad looks set to finalize a deal to takeover India's Jet Airways
12:15 GMT

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will finalise a deal to buy a stake in India's Jet Airways, the first such investment by a foreign carrier in an Indian airline since rules were relaxed last year, CNBC TV18 reported.

Etihad Airways
10:32 GMT

Etihad Airways will increase capacity on its Dublin flights, deploying a Boeing 777-300ER on the route from 2 July 2013.

January 21, 2013

George Wills, Managing Director of Porsche Middle East and Africa
12:07 GMT
(press release)

Porsche Middle East and Africa has had an astounding year across the Middle East region with a 15 per cent sales increase on 2011 across all models.

An Emirates' A380 in Dubai, carrying the new Expo 2020 message
11:24 GMT
(press release)

Emirates is putting the full force of its A380 fleet behind Dubai’s bid to land the 2020 World Expo.

2012 JSS Best Dressed Lady and Des Thurlby Global HR Director JLR
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar will once again play proud host to the hotly anticipated Jaguar Style Stakes, which will take place at the world’s richest race day – the Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday 30 March 2013.

Etihad Airways
07:24 GMT

Etihad Airways is now offering its signature Etihad Chauffeur service to its Coral Economy class guests arriving or departing London Heathrow Airport.

Etihad Airways and Sydney Opera House announce new partnership
06:35 GMT

Etihad Airways and Sydney Opera House announced a new three-year, multi-million dollar partnership.

January 20, 2013

Turkey has released a plane bound for Tehran after fining it for a breach of regulations
12:52 GMT

Turkey has reportedly lifted ban on a Turkish cargo plane carrying Ghana’s commitments to Iran in gold, which had been locked up for lacking proper documents.

Jazeera Airways
12:27 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced the successful closing of its rights issue of 178 million shares, effectively raising the company’s capital by 74% to KD42 million.

Emirates Airline
11:13 GMT

Emirates will add more than 1400 seats a week on its Dar es Salaam – Dubai route by introducing a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft effective from 1st February 2013.

Mercedes-Benz
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Once again, the SLS AMG GT3 from the customer team Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon claimed an unchallenged victory in the Dubai 24-hour race (10th to 12th of January 2013).

Etihad Airways
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is offering free flights for 10-year-old guests* as a part of a year-long celebration of the airline’s tenth anniversary.

Emirates Airline
06:33 GMT

Emirates will showcase one of its fleet of 31 Airbus A380s during celebrations which will be held to mark the 45th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Mauritius in March.

January 17, 2013

Passenger numbers are taking off at Rafik Hariri Airport in Beirut
11:27 GMT

The number of passengers using Lebanon's Rafik Hariri International Airport increased 5 percent in 2012, said the Directorate of Civil Aviation Wednesday, adding that growth came despite a sharp decline in transit flights.