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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.

June 3, 2013

Turkish Airlines
09:34 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines signed an agreement with Borussia Dortmund Germany's top league.

The International Air Transport Association
09:10 GMT
(press release)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) opened its 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Cape Town, South Africa today.

Jason Soss and Ghaith Al Ghaith sign the hotel partnership agreement
08:53 GMT

flydubai has launched a new hotel offering allowing passengers to plan their entire holiday through flydubai.com.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:39 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company today announced the traffic figures for the first four months of 2013 highlighting a double digit increase of 14% in passenger traffic compared to the same period last year.

The daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Haneda is operated by a Boeing 77-200LR
08:32 GMT

Emirates on Monday celebrated the start of its daily, non-stop service from Dubai to Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) with the launch of its inaugural flight.

June 2, 2013

FIFA CONFED CUP 2013 Vehicle Handover
10:15 GMT

Kia Motors Corporation announced that it will provide 198 passenger cars to ensure efficient and smooth transportation during the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in host country Brazil.

Etihad Airways’ flight EY191 is welcomed to Sao Paulo
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has launched non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Sao Paulo, Brazil, the airline’s first destination in South America.

4x4 Off-Roading Event
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company is now holding a 4x4 off-roading event on Friday June 7th, 2013.

Jazeera Airways takes delivery of brand new Airbus A320
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group took delivery of a brand new Airbus A320 aircraft, bringing the total number of its fleet to 13 aircraft.

Etihad Airways
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will increase its Abu Dhabi-Minsk service from three flights per week to a daily schedule from June 15, 2013.

May 30, 2013

Turkish Airlines
12:19 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has entered into an agreement with Booking.com to provide online bookings with guaranteed best prices at nearly 300,000 hotels around the world.

‘Qatar’s share in GCC aviation to grow by 17% by 2023’
11:32 GMT

QATAR’S market share in the GCC aviation industry is expected to grow by 17 percent whereas the latter’s share in the global aviation market is likely to increase by five percent by 2023.

The authority will launch five routes, curtail three routes and extend five routes
10:59 GMT

Newly developed areas in Dubai will soon have public bus routes as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) plans a major revamp of its ever-expanding network.

Etihad Airways
09:38 GMT

Etihad Airways will increase frequencies on services to Amman, Cairo, Islamabad and Muscat from June 15, 2013.

Etihad Cargo liveried Boeing 747-8 Freighter
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo has announced its first round-the-world freighter routing in conjunction with Atlas Air Worldwide.