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“More than 110,000 people have arrived in Italy so far this year, sometimes 4,000 or even 5,000 people in a matter of days,” said Flavio Di Giacomo, spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Italy.
September 10, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.

March 20, 2013

British Airways
05:08 GMT
(press release)

The top five technological innovations, heralded for greatly improving the traveling experience, are online check-in, electronic tickets, the option to choose your seat online, mobile boarding pass and kiosk check-in.

March 19, 2013

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, Ray Gammell, Chief People and Performance Officer, and the new graduating class upon receiving their recognition today
08:54 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed another group of Emirati graduates.

flydubai touch down in Mattala Airport
06:13 GMT

flydubai made a special touch down at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, also known as Hambantota International Airport, as part of the official opening day celebrations.

Air Arabia aircraft makes maiden landing at Mattala Airport
04:37 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today touched down at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Sri Lanka.

March 18, 2013

Swiss International Airlines
12:00 GMT
(press release)

SWISS has introduced a new service facility for customers who use their Apple iPhone for their mobile boarding pass.

Khaled Shaaban, General Manager
04:58 GMT
(press release)

NBK Automobiles held its annual appreciation ceremony in recognition of the exemplar commitment, efforts and performance of its sales and after-sales team members for the year 2012.

Air Arabia Annual General Meeting
04:37 GMT
(press release)

Following the conclusion of Air Arabia’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, a distribution of a 7 per cent cash dividend was approved.

March 13, 2013

Moot Court
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways hosted over 60 law students from all over the world as they honed their skills at the Fourth International Air Law Moot Court Competition, held in Abu Dhabi from 9-12 March 2013.

 Denmark's Maersk – the world's largest container shipping company has chosen the Suez Canal over its Panamanian counterpart
11:57 GMT

Starting in April, Copenhagen-based Maersk shipping company will begin using Egypt's Suez Canal – rather than pricier Panamanian counterpart – for all voyages between Asia and US east coast.

Al-Futtaim Honda
06:17 GMT
(press release)

There’s never been a better time to buy a brand new Honda vehicle with exclusive distributor Al-Futtaim Honda announcing its 5-star offer all through the month of March.

March 12, 2013

Emirates SkyCargo
11:20 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo and Qantas Freight will offer customers seamless access to each other’s networks, marketing cargo capacity to a combined total of 233 ports across six continents (subject to regulatory approval).

Businessman and prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, engineer Khairat al-Shater Is looking at starting an airline.
08:49 GMT

Businessman and prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, engineer Khairat al-Shater, has begun investing in the aviation in recent weeks.

March 11, 2013

07:02 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company’s Conservation and Environmental Grants making use of the popular social media channel Facebook to launch the 2013 edition.

Etihad Airways
06:24 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced that from March 10 the airline’s double-daily flights from Abu Dhabi will operate to Amman’s new Queen Alia International Airport.

March 10, 2013

AlFaisal - Porsche GT3 CCME
11:55 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Falcons were part of the strongest grid in the history of the Porsche GT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, took to the Losail International Circuit ahead of preparations for Round 9 under the lights in Doha.