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The city’s urban planning also involves evaluating the amount of office and retail space needed by 2020
March 27, 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The Emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time.

February 20, 2014

The value of the deals was not disclosed but local media put the figure at around $4.0 billion (2.9 billion euros).
19:41 GMT

The value of the deals was not disclosed but local media put the figure at around $4.0 billion (2.9 billion euros).

One of Emirates’ much-loved onboard experiences, the popular instant photograph in an iconic Emirates cabin crew hat
10:54 GMT

Emirates is the most valuable airline brand worldwide for the third consecutive year, according to The Brand Finance Global 500 report for 2014 that was released this week.

Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul
08:57 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has further enhanced the award winning services offered by Europe’s Best Airline with a 40% expansion and design refurbishment of its departure lounge at Ataturk International Airport.

February 18, 2014

Qatar Airways will launch its new business-only flights on May 15 (Courtesy of Fly Fly Travel)
18:13 GMT

Qatar Airways will launch business class-only travel from Doha to London Heathrow in May 2014.

Hadidi and Mifleh launch the RJ clothing charity initiative
10:11 GMT

Royal Jordanian today started distributing containers of the Charity Clothing Bank at its headquarters offices in Amman, at Queen Alia International Airport and at the City Terminal, off the 7th Circle.

During the event
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Juma Al Majid Establishment, the sole distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, celebrated yet another year of success alongside its partners at its annual Strategic Partners Conference 2014.

Saudi Arabian Airlines
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) will celebrate the golden jubilee of its operation to Dubai on Wednesday February 19, 2014.

It is expected that the GCC Railway project will be completed by 2018.
07:15 GMT

The cost of railway project connecting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), including the linking of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia through a bridge, is expected to be around $15.4 billion.

February 17, 2014

Air Arabia
12:05 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013.

Nasem Al Bitar After Sales Manager A&S AUDI
06:40 GMT
(press release)

Ali & Sons has been ranked number one for overall After Sales customer satisfaction against its premium sector competitor brands and as top Audi partner for After Sales customer satisfaction for the entire region.

February 16, 2014

UAE spending on airport security is estimated to reach $57.7 million by 2015, with a view to increase investment on homeland security, economic development and rapid population growth
03:55 GMT

The UAE is set to double its spending on homeland security from $5.5 billion to more than $10 billion in the next 10 years

This year, the show is set to welcome over 17,000 visitors with an exhibitor line-up of 170 suppliers showcasing the latest innovations and development in the aviation sector.
23:41 GMT

More than 100 aircraft representing a range of models from ultra-light to heavy business jets, including the VIP AirBus corporate jet and the TBM 850, will be on hand.

February 13, 2014

In 2013, Doha airport has registered a year-on-year growth every month
08:55 GMT

The growth rate comes as Qatar gears up for the opening of Hamad International Airport “expected to redefine passengers’ experience”.

Emirates SkyCargo team at the Air Cargo India 2014 gala awards night
05:25 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has added two highly coveted accolades to its impressive list of industry awards in the last few weeks.

February 12, 2014

An Emirates A380
11:18 GMT

In yet another first, Emirates will operate a one-off A380 service from Glasgow Airport on 10th April 2014 to celebrate a decade of carrying Scotland’s passengers to Dubai and beyond.