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The city’s urban planning also involves evaluating the amount of office and retail space needed by 2020
March 27, 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The Emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time.

November 8, 2012

Ghaith Al Ghaith receives the Low Cost Airline of the Year award
09:35 GMT
(press release)

flydubai received the Outstanding Contribution to Aviation trophy at the annual Aviation Business Awards, held last night in Dubai.

Etihad Cargo
06:33 GMT

Etihad Cargo carried a record 32,500 tonnes of freight in October, a 15 per cent increase on the same month last year.

05:56 GMT
(press release)

The International Air Transport Association outlined five areas in which opportunities exist to further develop aviation in the Middle East and North Africa to benefit the region’s economies.

Emirates Airline
05:42 GMT

Emirates has been unveiled as an Official Partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Official Airline of the Queen’s Baton Relay.

November 7, 2012

RJ to suspend flights to Muscat
11:31 GMT

RJ has suspended flight operations from Amman to Muscat for commercial reasons. He pointed out that Royal Jordanian and Oman Air are working on concluding a code share agreement to enable the RJ customers to travel between the two cities under the RJ code.

International Air Transport Association (IATA).
10:07 GMT

International Air Transport Association (IATA), on Tuesday said there are immense opportunities to further develop aviation in the Mena region.

Air Arabia
07:26 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia today announced that it has welcomed 458,316 passengers in October 2012, an increase of over 22 per cent compared to the corresponding month in 2011.

November 6, 2012

Jazeera Airways announces best earnings in history for 9-month 2012
12:04 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group announced a record net profit of KD7.6 million for Q3 2012.

Etihad Airways
06:57 GMT

Etihad Airways increased the complimentary baggage allowance for Coral Economy class guests to 30kg.

Etihad Airways
04:35 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) have launched an innovative joint initiative to promote and sell the emirate as a leading leisure destination to the world.

November 5, 2012

Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Baumgartner and the airline’s Chief People and Performance Officer, Ray Gammell, cut the celebratory cake surrounded by Etihad Airways staff
11:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is nine years old today.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
06:05 GMT

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) received the highest accolade from the global duty free industry by winning the Frontier Award for Best Airport Operator of the Year 2012.

November 4, 2012

11:29 GMT

Emirates has introduced an additional weekly flight to Sana’a. Effective 28th October, Yemen is now a daily service from Dubai.

09:56 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Racing completed a remarkable debut season with a commanding victory from pole position in the Six Hours of Shanghai, the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Jazeera Airways
07:58 GMT
(press release)

Starting November 4, Jazeera Airways is offering big savings on 13 destinations for the next three weeks with new low fares to be announced at the beginning of every week.