Transport & Shipping
August 29, 2013
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’ 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 announced the launch of non-stop passenger services to Taipei, its 16th destination in the Far East.
August 25, 2013
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 Motors America received awards for three of its vehicles, the 2013 Optima, Rio and Soul.
August 21, 2013
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
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
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.
The Volkswagen Passat has been revealed as the key driver behind the most successful month ever recorded for Volkswagen Middle East.
August 18, 2013
Dubai-based flydubai today announced that Business Class tickets are now on sale, with flights offering the premium option commencing in October.
Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the network, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bertschi.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company is set to open Abu Dhabi International Airport’s VIP terminal to be available to all interested travelers.
Jordan Ahli Bank recently announced Dina Al Hilo as the 16th lucky winner of its monthly Jame’ati account grand prize; a 2013 model Kia Cerato, licensed and taxed in full.
Queen Alia International Airport has jumped from its 2012 international ranking at 186th place to 44th place this year according to the global Airport Service Quality Survey for Q2 2013.
Ford Focus, the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world last year, retains that ranking through the first quarter of 2013 with global vehicle registrations up 18 percent compared to the same period in 2012.