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In July this year, there were 2.9 million scheduled flights and 395 million scheduled global airline seats
August 26, 2014 - 08:29 GMT
That old saying, '€˜There’s no such thing as bad publicity’, probably applies to what the aviation industry has flown through in recent months.

May 14, 2013

Air Arabia
09:58 GMT

Air Arabia said on Monday its net profit for the first quarter of 2013 jumped 20 per cent to Dh59 million.

09:29 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Emirates Drifting Team, represented by Ahmed Al Ameri, grabbed 2nd place after an amazing display of poise and tyre smoke in front of hundreds of UAE drifting fans.

Focus ST Overboost infographic
07:50 GMT
(press release)

The new Ford Focus ST features a four-cylinder, direct-injected turbocharged engine with an “overboost” feature that extends peak torque for up to 15 seconds at a time.

May 13, 2013

International Air Transport Association
12:47 GMT

The UAE Cabinet has approved an agreement between the UAE and the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al Thani, Chairman of Air Arabia
12:22 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia (PJSC), the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today its financial results for the three months ending March 31, 2013.

Emirates SkyCargo
12:15 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo reinforced its position as an industry leader by claiming a top prize at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards.

Etihad Airways
08:02 GMT
(press release)

PointsPay, the innovative solution enabling members of Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways’ industry leading loyalty program, to convert their Etihad Guest Miles to cash, has gained industry recognition with Loylogic.

Al-Futtaim Honda
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has announced a month of heavy weight offers across all its models.

H.E. Dr. Nasser Al Mansoori, CEO of Etihad Rail and Madhav Kurup, CEO of Hellmann Middle East & North Africa
06:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics (Hellmann).

May 12, 2013

Etihad Crystal Cargo
05:32 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo has unveiled its new loyalty program for freight forwarders called CargoConnect, a free mileage earning program that rewards companies for every booking made with the UAE cargo operator.

May 9, 2013

Manchester City Seychelles Soccer School
10:39 GMT

Air Seychelles and equity alliance partner Etihad Airways this week concluded the first ever Manchester City Seychelles Soccer School.

May 8, 2013

ESO Plant tree
10:25 GMT
(press release)

With more than 900 plant species, including over 50 endemic ones not available anywhere else on Earth, the mountains of the Dhofar region in Southern Oman are a biodiversity hotspot of unique value.

Peter Pollak, General Manager UAE and Director Gulf, Afghanistan & Iraq
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Lufthansa proved that it is the best among the best after clinching the “Best European Airline in the Middle East” title during the recent gala ceremony of the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2013.

Technical and financial offers for the bus network project this month had been received from six coalitions already qualified to compete for the implementation of the project
07:07 GMT

The High Commission for Riyadh Development (HCRD) has offered investment opportunities in various real estate projects being implemented here.

Nasair has recorded a 20 per cent increase in passenger numbers since the beginning of the year
05:30 GMT

Nasair, a low-cost carrier based in Saudi Arabia, is set to go public as the airline prepares for an initial public offering (IPO), a top official said.