Transport & Shipping
August 9, 2012
Abu Dhabi’s new airport deal is nearing a AED 4 billion ($1.1 billion), predominantly Shari’ah-compliant deal with a number of Abu Dhabi-based banks
Audi Middle East posted its strongest July sales figures ever with a total of 661 units sold. Sales increased by 34 percent over the same period in 2011.
August 8, 2012
Lebanon started facilitating the export of agricultural produce via maritime routes Tuesday, with a first shipment containing 200 refrigerated containers of potatoes setting out for the Gulf.
In addition to the BRIC markets, Indonesia, the Philippines and Chile showed an impressive growth, according to analysis by the market intelligence solution Amadeus Total Demand.
August 7, 2012
Air Arabia announced today its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2012, demonstrating the continued strength of the airline’s business model.
August 6, 2012
Etihad Cargo, a division of Etihad Airways, has posted record monthly figures for July with network volumes approaching 33,000 tonnes, an increase of 18 per cent on the same month last year.
Jazeera Airways revealed that 8.5% of total bookings in June were generated through one of its native mobile booking apps, which puts Jazeera Airways customers as one of the most adaptive and tech-savvy travelers in the world.
August 5, 2012
Audi Jordan, represented by Nuqul Automotive, announces the start of the annual summer promotion titled “Audi extra”.
Etihad Airways has welcomed 20 Emirati trainees to its technical engineering development program bringing the number of trainees currently enrolled in the program to 86.
FAMCO, Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co, the Al-Futtaim Group distributor of commercial vehicles, construction and industrial equipment, today announced the launch of FAMCO Financial Services.
Middle East carriers were the strongest performers in the world in June with demand growth of 18.2 percent outstripping a capacity expansion of 13.4 percent, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
August 2, 2012
Emirates’ A380 route network has extended to the Netherlands today with the launch of services to Amsterdam.
Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor for Lexus in the UAE, today unveiled the all-new 2013 ES.
August 1, 2012
Washington has responded strongly to Iran’s threats, declaring that any attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz is a “red line” that would “trigger a military response.”
Ramada Downtown Dubai participated in China Workshop 2012 to maximise the business potential in the Chinese market.