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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.

September 28, 2014

Etihad Airways celebrates the rollout of its first Boeing 787-9 painted in the airline’s stunning new “Facets of Abu Dhabi’ livery"
08:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and Boeing celebrated the roll out of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner at an event in Seattle, Washington overnight.

Airport International Group
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group announced that it has welcomed over 700,000 passengers during August 2014.

September 25, 2014

During the event
11:40 GMT
(press release)

British Airways team members in Bahrain rowed around the canals of the Amwaj Islands in support of Flying Start, the global charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief UK.

Etihad visits Moulay Ismail School
06:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has donated more than one hundred thousand UAE dirhams to underprivileged children in Morocco.

September 24, 2014

Emirates A380
12:36 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will operate a one-off Airbus A380 service to Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran, on 30th September 2014.

Conservation & Environmental Grants
11:15 GMT
(press release)

The Ford Motor Company Conservation & Environmental Grants programme has received over 300 entries for its 2014 edition, setting an all-time record in the number of projects competing over their share of the $100,000 grants.

Etihad Airways
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has awarded a US$14 million contract to Spatial Composite Solutions, the UAE-based manufacturer of crew training equipment for the global civil aviation and aerospace industries.

September 23, 2014

Jaguar XE
11:26 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar held two special events in London to mark the unveiling of the new Jaguar XE. A true driver's car, the new model is one that redefines the concept of the mid-size sports saloon.

September 22, 2014

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 115 nationalities
07:04 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is hosting a major recruitment drive globally, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join the airline’s World Leading Cabin Crew.

During the AGM
06:00 GMT

The RJ general assembly held its 7th ordinary annual general meeting on September 21 at the Sheraton Hotel, Amman, presided by Chairman of the RJ board of directors and President/CEO Nasser Lozi.

September 21, 2014

Etihad Airways
09:17 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways will expand its global route network with the addition of Baku, Tbilisi and Dar es Salaam in the second half of 2015, increasing the total number of new destinations it has announced for next year to nine.

Land Rover Discovery Sport Interior
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover gave the public an exclusive look inside its Discovery Sport with the release of a short film showing glimpses of the cabin design.

International lounge
06:39 GMT

Over 22 million customers have enjoyed the haven of an Emirates Lounge since the airline opened its first international lounge outside of its Dubai hub, and demand is growing.

September 18, 2014

Emirates Airline
11:23 GMT

Only two months after launching its operations to Abuja, Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER.

Etihad has forged 47 codeshare partnerships with different airlines globally, 21 in Europe alone.
04:55 GMT

European airlines have finally opened up to Gulf carriers, forging partnerships and selling stakes, after decades of distrust and allegations of unfair competition.