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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
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.

September 10, 2013

08:58 GMT

This Eid Al Adha, take advantage of Emirates Holidays’ wide range of attractive holiday packages and travel to some of the most beautiful destinations in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Indian Ocean.

Qatar Airways
05:57 GMT

Qatar Airways will become a full member of oneworld with effect from Wednesday October 30, adding one of the world’s fastest growing and most highly rated airlines to the world’s leading quality airline alliance.

September 9, 2013

Emirates Holidays
11:48 GMT

Emirates Holidays has established its first global franchise, Emirates Vacations, following the appointment of the US-based Destination Southern Africa Inc. as its partner.

Turkish Airlines, Nepal 104th Country
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has added flights to the capital and largest city of Nepal, Kathmandu, as the 29th destination served in the Far East.

Etihad Airways
09:50 GMT
(press release)

James Hogan, President and CEO of Etihad Airways, is leading a delegation of senior executives to Manila this week to celebrate the airline’s 10th anniversary and its seventh year of service to the Philippines.

British Airways
09:05 GMT
(press release)

British Airways is inviting GCC tourists to visit Britain with its special “Visit Britain” reduced fares and shopping discounts.

08:05 GMT
(press release)

nasair, Saudi Arabia’s national air carrier, has announced that in celebration of Saudi Arabia’s 83rd National Day fares for all nasair domestic and international flights starts from SR 83.

Kia Optima
05:33 GMT
(press release)

The Kia Optima, the bestselling car in the USA, was recently named ‘Most Affordable Mid-size Sedan’ by, the award-winning online destination for car buyers.

September 8, 2013

Ramada Downtown Dubai Hotel
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman will organise a not-for-profit art competition aimed at raising environmental awareness among 100,000 school children in the northern emirates.

Swim, Ride, Run - Tri More cupcakes
07:04 GMT

Etihad Airways is collaborating with landmark bakery, Georgetown Cupcake, to prepare specially-themed ‘Swim, Ride, Run - Tri More’ cupcakes.

September 5, 2013

Limited Edition Honda Accord
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has announced a month of fabulous offers across its model line-up.

Jim Benintende, president, Ford Middle East and Africa
07:44 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company announced the appointment of Jim Benintende to the newly-created position of president, Ford Middle East and Africa.

Etihad Airways
06:57 GMT

Etihad Airways will increase its Abu Dhabi-Kathmandu service from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from November 1, 2013.

September 3, 2013

Lufthansa receiving WTA Europe Award
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Lufthansa German Airlines has been voted Europe’s leading Airline at the World Travel Awards.

An Emirates Boeing 777-200
08:27 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has resumed passenger flights to Tripoli, the capital and largest city of Libya.