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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.

October 29, 2014

Mr. Ahmad Khalifa Hammad, CEO, Al Ahli Club Dubai (Left) and Mr. Abdulla Tawakul – SVP, Corporate & Regional Network, dnata Travel (Right) signing the renewal of dnata’s sponsorship of Al Ahli Dubai FC.
10:31 GMT

dnata has announced the renewal of its sponsorship of Al Ahli Club. dnata has been a Premier Partner of Al Ahli since 2012.

Naveen Chawla, VP Aeromarketing for Mumbai International Airport, flydubai's CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith and flydubai's SVP Sudhir Sreedharan 2
09:51 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai today celebrated the arrival of its inaugural service to Mumbai.

During the celebration
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today marked its eleventh year of successful operations with its first flight to Tiblisi, Georgia.

Ahmed Al Dhaheri, Chairman of Ali & Sons Co LLC, Thomas Milz, Managing Director of Volkswagen Middle East, and Ammar Johmani, General Manager of Volkswagen Ali & Sons
04:15 GMT
(press release)

Ali & Sons Co. LLC, the official distributor of Volkswagen in Abu Dhabi, today broke ground on the development of a new state-of-the-art Volkswagen showroom in Rawdhat, Abu Dhabi

October 28, 2014

Qatar Airways
06:08 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways has continued its expansion in Africa with the launch of services to its latest destination Djibouti, beginning 26th October, 2014.

Emirates Airline
05:06 GMT

Emirates, a global catalyst of trade and business, has launched a daily non-stop service to BUDAPEST, marking its first entry into Hungary.

October 27, 2014

Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules, Etihad Airways new GM for Thailand
05:13 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager for Thailand.

October 26, 2014

Emirates' specially designed crockery for its Japanese routes
10:08 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced that it has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year.

British Airways
07:16 GMT
(press release)

First and Club World (business class) customers travelling between Jordan and Washington via Heathrow on British Airways’ first A380 to the US Capital, will now have the added bonus of enjoying the airline’s newly re-launched lounge at Washington Dulles International Airport.

05:09 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade & Auto (CTA) announced the opening the submission window for its renowned global creative design contest, the Lexus Design Award, which will remain open until November 3, 2014.

October 23, 2014

Etihad Airways
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase the frequency of its new service to Dallas/Fort Worth in the United States to daily from 16 April 2015.

flydubai's inaugural flight upon arrival to Dar es Salaam
08:15 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down yesterday in Tanzania.

Mohammed Al Khaja, President and Chairman of the Emirates Airline Bowling Club, rolls the first pin to kick off the 7th World Airline Bowling Championship (WABC)
05:57 GMT

More than 120 international bowlers are competing in Dubai this week at the 7th World Airline Bowling Championship (WABC).

Etihad Airways collected the ‘Employer of the Year’ award at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014 in Dubai last night
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was named ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014, which took place in Dubai last night.

October 22, 2014

LR Discovery Sport Reveal Paris
10:15 GMT
(press release)

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport made a uniquely British public début ahead of the 2014 Paris Motor Show.