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In July this year, there were 2.9 million scheduled flights and 395 million scheduled global airline seats
August 26, 2014 - 08:29 GMT
That old saying, '€˜There’s no such thing as bad publicity’, probably applies to what the aviation industry has flown through in recent months.

March 28, 2013

A cake was cut in celebration of flydubai's first flight to Mattala Rajapaksa new airport
06:41 GMT

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, announced that it will fly double daily to Sri Lanka starting this summer, bringing the total number of weekly flights to 14.

March 27, 2013

Etihad Airways
06:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has launched an innovative preferred partner program which will see the UAE’s national airline strengthen partnerships with key global and regional brands.

A truck ferry route between Jordan and Lebanon launched this week after the trade route between Syria and Lebanon was closed
06:34 GMT

A truck ferry route to Jordan was launched this week almost days after Lebanon’s major transit route through Syria came to a complete halt.

March 26, 2013

The new Mercedes-Benz
09:36 GMT
(press release)

A.R. Albisher and Z. Alkazemi Co. - the exclusive general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Kuwait has announced another noteworthy sales year for Mercedes-Benz Kuwait.

Mr. Khalid Essa Abdulla Buhumaid - Vice President - Corporate Relations and Int'l. Affairs
08:23 GMT
(press release)

To Dubai Aluminium, DUBAL, meaningful corporate social responsibility involves improving living conditions and creating opportunities for underprivileged and disadvantaged members of society.

Central Trade & Auto Company celebrating Earth Hour
07:35 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade & Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota vehicles in the Kingdom, recently took part in the global “Earth Hour” celebration, in its showrooms.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today appointed Taylor Woodrow International Construction LLC to carry out major expansion work at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

March 25, 2013

Jazeera Airways
10:10 GMT

Talks are ongoing between budget carrier Jazeera and Kuwait Airways

Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer Peter Baumgartner, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer Cramer Ball and Abu Dhabi Airports Company Chief Commercial Officer, Mohamad Al Balooki celebrated the launch of Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles codeshare services.
06:09 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today added Hong Kong to its global network through a new codeshare with equity alliance partner, Air Seychelles.

March 24, 2013

Huawei
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has announced the launch of its first Global Network Evolution & Experience Center (GNEEC).

Porsche
07:17 GMT
(press release)

In the 2012 financial year, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG achieved record levels in sales, turnover and earnings. At 143,096 vehicles, sales were 22 per cent higher than in the previous year.

Lexus
04:31 GMT
(press release)

According to the J.D. Power and Associates’ recent 2013 study, Toyota Motor Corporation’s luxury brand; Lexus topped the Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), recently released in the United States.

March 21, 2013

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi
14:13 GMT

Minister says that the route between Upper Egypt and Iran are expected to resume soon.

Royal Jordanian will transfer all its flight operations to the new terminal at Queen Alia International on Thursday
09:06 GMT

Royal Jordanian will transfer all its flight operations to the new terminal at Queen Alia International Airport on Thursday.

flydubai
06:36 GMT

flydubai underscored the growing importance of the CIS region to its operations by announcing it will double its network in Russia to eight points and add additional services in Ukraine.