Transport & Shipping
January 25, 2012
Emirates will launch Barcelona as its second passenger gateway into Spain from 3rd July, after doubling frequencies to Madrid from 1st July.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company published today the 2011 performance report for Abu Dhabi International Airport, which reflects a significant growth of 13.9% in passenger traffic compared with 2010.
Central Trade and Auto Company finalized an agreement with al-Dallah Rent-a-Car to purchase 10 brand new, specially priced Toyota Avanza vehicles, and one Toyota Fortuner for al-Dallah’s rental car fleet.
General Motors Middle East has passed a major training milestone and graduated its 500th student from the GM Advanced Technical Training Center in Angat, Philippines.
Porsche Centre Abu Dhabi has opened a 55 million Dirham, state-of-the-art Porsche Centre in the capital that features the largest Porsche Service Centre in the world.
Etihad Airways’ flight from Seattle to Abu Dhabi – the delivery flight of the airline’s newest Boeing 777-300ER that arrived on January 24 – was the first in the Gulf to be operated using sustainable biofuel.
German and Austrian regulatory authorities have given their approval to the deal announced last month in which Etihad Airways increased its shareholding in airberlin to 29.21 per cent.
January 24, 2012
Air Arabia announced that it carried some 4.7 million passengers in 2011, a six per cent growth compared to the previous year.
An Audi driver had managed a perfect recovery after having started from position ten on the grid. As early as on lap one he was in position six, and in third place after his second stop.
Luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has kicked off the New Year with a number of regional award wins to complement their growing collection of global accolades for the 12MY range.
Boeing reached a major milestone with Saudi Arabian Airlines when it delivered the airline's first two 777-300ERs marking another step forward in Boeing's historic and enduring relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
January 23, 2012
2011 was a successful year for Volkswagen in the Middle East, recording a 21 percent growth in sales (2010-2011) placing the German manufacturer among the fastest growing brands in the automotive industry in the region.
Emirates and Alaska Airlines have announced the launch of a new frequent flier partnership that will offer travelers the opportunity to accrue Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan.
British Airways is to welcome leading Indian airline Kingfisher in to one world in February 2012, as part of its plans to strengthen its Asian network.
January 22, 2012
Etihad Rail announcing today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Dahra Agricultural Company.