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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

October 8, 2013

flydubai Business Class
08:55 GMT

flydubai recorded another milestone today with its first Business Class flight taking off.

Etihad Airways
05:39 GMT

Etihad Airways announced the launch of direct flights to Los Angeles, California.

October 7, 2013

Etihad Airways
07:05 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways continued to achieve record growth in the third quarter of 2013, with revenue from passenger services exceeding US$1 billion for the first time and passenger numbers passing 3 million.

October 6, 2013

Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Emirates has partnered with global property developer, Emaar Properties, on the inaugural Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, as the ‘Official Airline,’ for the first-of-its-kind initiative in the Middle East.

Turkish Airlines
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline*, has announced irresistable two-way airfares, of up to 50 per cent off, for passengers from Abu Dhabi.

October 2, 2013

The JV partners are to build the QAR 8.46 billion ($2.32 billion) Red Line North Underground line for Doha Metroon behalf of Qatar Railways Company.
14:34 GMT

The Red Line North Underground project includes two parallel 13km underground tunnels and seven underground stations between Msheireb and Lusail Marina.

Philippines Airlines
12:18 GMT

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomed evening the inaugural flight of Philippine Airlines.

Emirates Airline
07:18 GMT

Emirates’ expansion reaches new heights with the launch of flights to Clark in the Philippines and a brand new A380 service to Brisbane – all on the same day in four different continents.

Etihad Airways
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been named Corporate Risk Manager of the Year at the Energy Risk Awards Asia in recognition of its highly-effective fuel hedging strategy.

October 1, 2013

Airport International Group
12:50 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group has announced record-breaking traffic for August 2013 following the dip in July results.

Etihad Airways
12:04 GMT

Etihad Airways launched daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

IATA
11:06 GMT
(press release)

The International Air Transport Association reported a continued modest improvement in air cargo markets in August.

September 29, 2013

Al Bustan Centre
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence announces exciting offers for visitors and exhibitors of Gitex, one of the largest ICT exhibitions in the Middle East.

Airport International Group
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group has announced the selection of the Worldwide Flight Services and joint venture partner Royal Jordanian as the preferred bidder to provide Meet & Assist services at QAIA.

September 26, 2013

Etihad Airways
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has unveiled its new European headquarters in Berlin, enhancing the airline’s presence in the German domestic market and further cementing its strategic relationship with airberlin.