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The objective of the report was to quantify the economic impact of the aviation sector and its subsequent Dubai-based supply chain
November 17, 2014 - 21:47 GMT
Emirates airline, Dubai Airports and the aviation sector as a whole contributed $26.7 billion to the economy of Dubai in 2013.

July 15, 2013

British Airways
06:02 GMT
(press release)

This month British Airways is to trial a new electronic bag tag that could do without the need to have a new paper tag every time you fly. Once checked in, customers just need to hold their Smartphone over the electronic tag.

July 14, 2013

The project is part of plans to build a $10 billion GCC rail link that will also connect with the proposed Friendship Causeway between Bahrain and Qatar
11:55 GMT

Experts are studying plans to establish railway tracks parallel to the King Fahad Causeway as part of the $10 billion GCC rail link.

Toyota
11:38 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation announced a surge in its Land Cruiser sales for Q1 2013.

During the event
07:36 GMT
(press release)

National Arab Motors announced its sponsorship of a soccer workshop for the children of the Zaatari camp in collaboration with ‘Save the Children’ and the Brazilian Embassy in Jordan.

Tri Yas
06:12 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways is the new official airline sponsor of Events DC’s Nation’s Triathlon, marking the Abu Dhabi-based airline’s first entry into sports sponsorship in the US capital.

July 11, 2013

Emirates Airline
10:40 GMT

Emirates is seeking to remove some of the stress out of packing for a trip by increasing baggage allowances.

Simulator extension visual
10:10 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has purchased seven state-of-the-art full flight simulators (FFS) which will be based at the airline’s world class training academy in Abu Dhabi.

Winner of Mahmoudia Motors Facebook competition
06:57 GMT
(press release)

Concluding its most recent Facebook competition, Mahmoudia Motors has announced Abdullah Zaghal as the winner of its all-expenses-paid trip for two.

July 10, 2013

Emirates Airline
09:23 GMT

Emirates announced a further increase in capacity between Dubai and Bangkok, with a start of a sixth daily, non-stop service from 27 October 2013.

British Airways
09:19 GMT
(press release)

To welcome the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, British Airways has launched special Ramadan fares across the UAE.

kirobo_space
08:58 GMT
(press release)

A miniature robot, developed in part by Toyota, is set to become the latest visitor to the International Space Station (ISS).

Emirates First Class Shower Spas
06:21 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced that it will commence a daily Airbus A380 service from Dubai to Mauritius from 16 December 2013.

July 9, 2013

Etihad Airways
13:03 GMT

Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare services with South African Airways following regulatory approval, which enables both carriers to offer codeshare and interline services to key destinations on each others’ route networks.

An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in flight
11:25 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo will soon be connecting more North European businesses with international opportunities with the addition of Stockholm to Emirates global network on 4th September 2013.

Etihad promotional photograph
10:09 GMT

Etihad Airways, an Abu Dhabi government-owned carrier, said second-quarter revenue jumped 7 percent on the year to reach $1.33 billion (Dh4.9 billion)