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“More than 110,000 people have arrived in Italy so far this year, sometimes 4,000 or even 5,000 people in a matter of days,” said Flavio Di Giacomo, spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Italy.
September 10, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.

June 19, 2013

During the agreement
08:14 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has entered into an agreement with global technology company Taleris to launch groundbreaking new technology which can help predict potential maintenance faults and recommend preventive action.

07:04 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of business class services, based on feedback from its passengers, across its network of 60 destinations.

Emirates Airline
05:42 GMT

Emirates has today been awarded the highly coveted ‘World’s Best Airline’ award, presented by Skytrax at the 2013 World Airline Awards.

Etihad Airways
05:38 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has swept the Skytrax World Airline Awards’ First Class category, receiving all three awards, for the second year in a row.

June 18, 2013

Purchase would be subject to a due diligence process and regulatory approvals
11:27 GMT

Etihad Airways said on Monday it had signed an initial agreement with the Serbian government over a possible equity investment in the country's loss-making JAT Airways.

Airport Service Quality
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport received last week the prestigious award of Best Airport for the Middle East region from the Airports Council International.

Emirates SkyCargo
10:13 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo is set to increase its cargo capacity to the Philippines, when Emirates begins daily non-stop flights to Clark International Airport from 1st October 2013.

Officials from Al Majid Motors Company and Kia Motors Middle East & Africa Regional Head Quarter convene during their visit to the Dubai Ice Rink
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Al Majid Motors is building on its strategic relationship with Emaar Retail in a deal that sees the fastest growing automotive brand in the world return to the Olympic-size Dubai Ice Rink.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and Velibor Vukasinovic, JatAirways’ Chief Executive Officer, celebrate the signing of an Initial Memorandum of Understanding (IMU) in Belgrade today
05:41 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will advance discussions with JatAirways about an equity investment in the Serbian national carrier.

June 17, 2013

Emirates Airline
12:57 GMT

Emirates will operate nearly 60 extra flights to assist pilgrims travelling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the Holy month of Ramadan.

Jazeera Airways
11:48 GMT

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), DVB Bank, and Jazeera Airways Group (JAG) today (17 June) announced a $90 million commercial facility for funding JAG’s aircraft purchases through a structured facility led by NBK and DVB Bank SE.k

During the event
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Adventure lovers, gathered in their 4x4 vehicles to enjoy the scenic spots of Northern Jordan as part of a one-day off-roading event organized by Central Trade and Auto Company.

Jazeera Airways fleet
08:29 GMT
(press release)

The National Bank of Kuwait, DVB Bank, and Jazeera Airways Group announced a USD90 million commercial facility for funding JAG’s aircraft purchases through a structured facility led by NBK and DVB Bank SE.

Global Green Brands 2013
08:19 GMT

Kia Motors has been named 37th in Interbrand’s list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands 2013.

June 16, 2013

The 489-seat Emirates A380 offers 14 Private First Class Suites, 76 lie-flat beds in Business Class and 399 spacious seats in Economy Class
12:43 GMT

Emirates on Wednesday announced an upgrade of service from Dubai to Los Angeles with the introduction of the A380 starting on December 2, this year.