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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

October 29, 2014

During the celebration
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today marked its eleventh year of successful operations with its first flight to Tiblisi, Georgia.

Ahmed Al Dhaheri, Chairman of Ali & Sons Co LLC, Thomas Milz, Managing Director of Volkswagen Middle East, and Ammar Johmani, General Manager of Volkswagen Ali & Sons
04:15 GMT
(press release)

Ali & Sons Co. LLC, the official distributor of Volkswagen in Abu Dhabi, today broke ground on the development of a new state-of-the-art Volkswagen showroom in Rawdhat, Abu Dhabi

October 28, 2014

Qatar Airways
06:08 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways has continued its expansion in Africa with the launch of services to its latest destination Djibouti, beginning 26th October, 2014.

Emirates Airline
05:06 GMT

Emirates, a global catalyst of trade and business, has launched a daily non-stop service to BUDAPEST, marking its first entry into Hungary.

October 27, 2014

Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules, Etihad Airways new GM for Thailand
05:13 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager for Thailand.

October 26, 2014

Emirates' specially designed crockery for its Japanese routes
10:08 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced that it has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year.

British Airways
07:16 GMT
(press release)

First and Club World (business class) customers travelling between Jordan and Washington via Heathrow on British Airways’ first A380 to the US Capital, will now have the added bonus of enjoying the airline’s newly re-launched lounge at Washington Dulles International Airport.

05:09 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade & Auto (CTA) announced the opening the submission window for its renowned global creative design contest, the Lexus Design Award, which will remain open until November 3, 2014.

October 23, 2014

Etihad Airways
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase the frequency of its new service to Dallas/Fort Worth in the United States to daily from 16 April 2015.

flydubai's inaugural flight upon arrival to Dar es Salaam
08:15 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down yesterday in Tanzania.

Mohammed Al Khaja, President and Chairman of the Emirates Airline Bowling Club, rolls the first pin to kick off the 7th World Airline Bowling Championship (WABC)
05:57 GMT

More than 120 international bowlers are competing in Dubai this week at the 7th World Airline Bowling Championship (WABC).

Etihad Airways collected the ‘Employer of the Year’ award at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014 in Dubai last night
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was named ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014, which took place in Dubai last night.

October 22, 2014

LR Discovery Sport Reveal Paris
10:15 GMT
(press release)

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport made a uniquely British public début ahead of the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

Etihad Airways’ employees celebrate being named one of LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ by holding signs describing what they love about working for the airline
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been recognised as one of the world’s most attractive employers on LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ list.

October 21, 2014

Air Arabia
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced the launch of non-stop service to Al Jouf, one of the compelling tourist destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.