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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 2, 2013

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).

Salem Al Mesmari, the new Airport Manager in the Republic of the Seychelles
09:31 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Salem Al Mesmari as its new Airport Manager in the Republic of the Seychelles.

August 28, 2013

Turkish Airlines
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines’ first half consolidated financial statements were reported to Borsa Istanbul. Compared to the same period of 2013, Turkish Airlines sales revenue increased by 23% reaching 8,2 billion TL.

Emirates Airline
05:26 GMT

Emirates announced the launch of non-stop passenger services to Taipei, its 16th destination in the Far East.

August 25, 2013

2013 Ford Focus
10:28 GMT
(press release)

The 2013 Ford Focus earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Focus is one of six vehicles in the small car segment to achieve IIHS’s highest rating.

Kia Soul
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors America received awards for three of its vehicles, the 2013 Optima, Rio and Soul.

August 21, 2013

Intersect By Lexus_Second floor
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Lexus International will open the first INTERSECT BY LEXUS luxury brand experience space in Tokyo’s Aoyama district on August 30, 2013 as part of its AMAZING IN MOTION endeavors.

August 20, 2013

The arrival of the first RAK Airways flight at QAIA
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of Queen Alia International Airport, announced the arrival of the first RAK Airways flight at QAIA.

August 19, 2013

Mike Rock, new sales manager for Central Asia and the Levant
08:50 GMT
(press release)

British Airways has appointed Mike Rock as the new sales manager for Central Asia and the Levant, consolidating the airline’s commitment to the region following its return to Jordan.

Volkswagen Passat
07:26 GMT
(press release)

The Volkswagen Passat has been revealed as the key driver behind the most successful month ever recorded for Volkswagen Middle East.

August 18, 2013

09:33 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai today announced that Business Class tickets are now on sale, with flights offering the premium option commencing in October.

Etihad Rail
09:08 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the network, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bertschi.