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The insatiable appetite for connectivity is clear and consequently in-flight Wi-Fi is set to be one of the hottest trends for Middle East business aviation as we move into 2015,
December 9, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
While 9,450 new business deliveries valued at $280 billion are forecast between 2014 and 2024 around the world.

August 18, 2013

Queen Alia International Airport
05:53 GMT
(press release)

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
05:43 GMT
(press release)

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.

August 15, 2013

Mandatory meters would minimise exploiting female passengers dependent on drivers (Photo credit: Emirates 24/7).
08:54 GMT

In Saudi Arabia, passengers usually bargain with drivers to determine the fare, but a new alternative is now in place.

The Emirates First Class suite
05:50 GMT

With the launch of Emirates’ services to Stockholm less than a month away, Sweden is expected to receive an economic boost thanks to the airline’s extensive global network.

August 14, 2013

Taxis in dubai make an average of 8,335,424 trips per month, which the RTA said “is considered a new record in the Emirate of Dubai”.
08:23 GMT

Taxis remain a pivotal mean of transportation in the Emirate.

During the event
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced today that Dnata had won the final trophy for the 7-a side 2013 Ramadan Football Tournament 2013.

Eid celebrations at BAC
05:45 GMT

Bahrain Airport Company organized a reception event at the company’s headquarter and Bahrain International Airport (BIA) to mark the festive occasion.

August 13, 2013

Toyota Winglet
10:18 GMT
(press release)

Toyota has announced public sidewalk demonstration trials of the Winglet in Japan’s Tsukuba City.

Ford Police Interceptor
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Ford Police Interceptor will provide an additional measure of security for law enforcement officers by mitigating their risk of being snuck up on from the rear while working in their vehicles, especially at night.

Iraqi Airways
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Boeing delivered a Next-Generation 737-800 to Iraqi Airways, the first of 30 that the airline ordered in 2008, marking a milestone in its relationship with the airline.

Kia Optima & Sportage
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors received awards for two of its cars during Auto Pacific’s seventeenth annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards ceremony.

An Emirates’ Airbus A330-200 inflight
08:35 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced it is to launch services to Sialkot, its fifth route to Pakistan.

August 12, 2013

Crowne Plaza Amman
10:52 GMT

After gaining great success, the famous “Win Your Wedding” competition with Crowne Plaza Amman is back for the second time in 2013.

Ramada Downtown Dubai Home
06:17 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, has announced the launch of its new and improved website at

August 7, 2013

Etihad Airways
08:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways today outlined a range of major changes to its Australian operations, including new aircraft, new routes, additional flights and new airport facilities.