Transport & Shipping
August 28, 2014
An ambulance service for Etihad Airways began operations in Abu Dhabi today, as part of the airline’s commitment to provide world-class medical emergency response for its employees.
Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80.
Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline*, announced flights to Asmara in Eritrea, the 27th country destination in Africa where the global carrier now flies to 42 destinations.
Qatar Airways, the launch customer of the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft is set to receive its first delivery before the end of this year.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December 2014.
August 27, 2014
Emirates and Arik Air have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation.
Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive Toyota dealer in the Kingdom, recently sponsored the Red Bull SoundClash: Autostrad vs. El Morabba3 musical concert.
Jazeera Airways released its July 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Istanbul, Cairo, Jeddah, Sharm El Sheikh and Sohag.
August 26, 2014
Ingenium - the new family of premium diesel and petrol engines - designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover, delivers class-leading levels of torque, horsepower and refinement, while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has donated more than AED70,000 to assist the work of Breast Cancer Arabia in providing support to women with breast cancer.
August 25, 2014
Turkish Airlines’ first half 2014 consolidated financial statements were reported to Borsa Istanbul. Compared to the same period of 2013, sales revenue increased by 15% in USD terms reaching 5,2 billion USD.
Anyone searching for the best airline deals from Jordan to London, Europe or North America will now be able to hold their British Airways flight for up to 72 hours for as little as GBP 5 or approximately JOD 6* through ba.com.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Mr Gianni Tronza as its new General Manager for Switzerland effective immediately.
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways welcomed a review process by Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation regarding a deal to buy 33.3 percent of Swiss carrier, Darwin Airline.
August 24, 2014
Foca said last week that the current agreement can lead to Etihad controlling Darwin and would be incompatible with statutory provisions.