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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
January 27, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

July 10, 2013

Emirates Airline
09:23 GMT

Emirates announced a further increase in capacity between Dubai and Bangkok, with a start of a sixth daily, non-stop service from 27 October 2013.

British Airways
09:19 GMT
(press release)

To welcome the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, British Airways has launched special Ramadan fares across the UAE.

08:58 GMT
(press release)

A miniature robot, developed in part by Toyota, is set to become the latest visitor to the International Space Station (ISS).

Emirates First Class Shower Spas
06:21 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced that it will commence a daily Airbus A380 service from Dubai to Mauritius from 16 December 2013.

July 9, 2013

Etihad Airways
13:03 GMT

Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare services with South African Airways following regulatory approval, which enables both carriers to offer codeshare and interline services to key destinations on each others’ route networks.

An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in flight
11:25 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo will soon be connecting more North European businesses with international opportunities with the addition of Stockholm to Emirates global network on 4th September 2013.

Etihad promotional photograph
10:09 GMT

Etihad Airways, an Abu Dhabi government-owned carrier, said second-quarter revenue jumped 7 percent on the year to reach $1.33 billion (Dh4.9 billion)

A man and woman look out at the Doha Skyline (Albawaba/J. Zach Hollo)
09:37 GMT

Qatar National Vision 2013 and programs such as Q2022 are focusing on leaving a legacy for the upcoming World Cup

Honda Accord and Civic Limited edition
06:54 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has launched the limited edition Honda Accord and Civic models as part of its exciting Ramadan promotion.

July 8, 2013

During the event
09:30 GMT

flydubai and Al Amaan Travel and Holidays today celebrated the opening of a new flydubai Travel Shop in Al Ain.

(Source: Etihad's facebook page)
07:36 GMT

Indian civil aviation minister Ajit Singh is understood to have threatened to quit in the wake of the contentious Jet-Etihad dead.

Etihad Airways
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways today announced its strongest second quarter and half-year financial performances on record, reflecting continued solid growth in its airline alliance strategy and global cargo operations.

Jazeera Airways
05:52 GMT
(press release)

The Middle East’s #1 airline in on-time performance, Jazeera Airways today announced it is adding 61 additional flights to its summer schedule.

July 7, 2013

Dr. Wolfgang Porsche 70th birthday on May 10
11:07 GMT
(press release)

Porsche AG, is celebrating his 70th birthday on May 10, 2013. Matthias Müller, President and CEO of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, paid tribute to the invaluable contribution Mr. Porsche has made for the sports car maker:

10:48 GMT

Toyota Motor Corporation announces that as of the end of June, worldwide cumulative sales of the Prius gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle passed the 3-million mark.