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A lack of coordination on air traffic control among GCC states has been blamed for the region’s increasing congestion problems.
October 23, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Failure to solve the GCC’s airspace congestion issues will negatively impact the Dubai economy.

September 7, 2014

Lexus LX 570
10:15 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Lexus in the Kingdom, announced the launch of the limited edition supercharged Lexus LX 570 in the Jordanian market.

Emirates arrives to a water cannon salute
05:25 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has today marked its inaugural flight to Brussels in Belgium.

September 4, 2014

05:25 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto (CTA), the exclusive Toyota dealer in the Kingdom, is sponsoring the long-awaited special performance by comedian Nemr Abou Nassar, "U.F.O.".

Saudi Arabia has approved a number of new airport development projects worth more than SR5 billion ($1.33 billion), according to reports.
04:55 GMT

The projects include building a new airport at Jazan called the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Airport and the expansion of the airport in Arar.

September 3, 2014

Land Rover sport
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Sport, the world’s most versatile and capable premium compact SUV.

Emirates Airlines arrives to Oslo
06:25 GMT

Emirates, a global enabler of trade and business, has expanded its Scandinavian reach today with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo.

September 2, 2014

The Audi A6
15:26 GMT
(press release)

Audi Jordan, represented by Nuqul Automotive, has introduced the latest Audi A6 model that will captivate the hearts and minds of Audi lovers across the Kingdom.

Flights will start to Oslo and Brussels on September 2 (File/AFP)
12:29 GMT

The biggest Middle Eastern airline, Emirates, added two more destinations to its network this week including Oslo and Brussels.

Land Rover Mobile App
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover MENA announced that its regional mobile apps have become available on the Android platform, in line with efforts to further enhance its customer service experience.

Abu Dhabi Airports
08:08 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports announced today a 21.7% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the month of July.

During the inauguration
05:25 GMT

Royal Jordanian’s first 787 had its inaugural flight today from its base at Queen Alia International Airport to London Heathrow, thus starting its regular operations.

September 1, 2014

During the event
14:35 GMT
(press release)

Thousands of passengers flying with Etihad Airways on Sunday 7 September will be able to enjoy every moment of the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary.

Emirates Airline Arab Idol sponsorship
14:27 GMT

Emirates has raised the curtain on its latest sponsorship – Arab Idol, the reality show watched by Arab audiences all around the world.

Gulf Air made redundant over 25 percent of staff in 2013, but promised no more job cuts (Image: Gulf Air)
07:17 GMT

Bahrain's national airline has cut year-on-year losses by 30 percent and increased overall revenue by 10 percent in H1, according to a report by Gulf Daily News.

August 31, 2014

Qantas Group declared a before tax loss of 642 million Australian dollars (Dh2.2 billion) and a statutory after tax loss.
14:33 GMT

“People who once flew on Qantas operated aircraft who suddenly fly on the Emirates operated aircraft are seeing a big improvement in quality. Instead of booking on the Qantas website they are now just jumping on the Emirates website.”