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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 18, 2013

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.

Gulf Air is to hire all of Bahrain Air's pilots, despite restructuring plans
09:59 GMT

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air in a major move has started recruitment of all Bahraini pilots who have been affected by the closure of Bahrain Air in line with nationalisation strategy.

Etihad Airways’ crew ,Hareb Almuhairy, Nadia Bastaki, Abdul Qader Hussein Ahmed, Ray Gammell, Hasan Hammadi, James Hogan, Khaled Almehairbi, Salah Alfarajalla, Ali Al Shamsi, Mona Walid  and  Bassam Al Mosa
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has welcomed more than 260 Emirati nationals to its workforce through the Absher initiative, since its launch in June 2012.

Air Arabia
05:02 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, today announced that it has taken delivery of its second Sharklet equipped Airbus A320 aircraft in 2013.

March 6, 2013

Kia Cerato
08:18 GMT

Kia - UAE has recently announced it has shown a sales growth of 22% in the UAE in the 2012 Y-o-Y and would be able to boost it further with the launch of its new models due in 2013.

Etihad Airways
07:48 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has opened a line maintenance base at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the UAE flag carrier’s seventh outside Abu Dhabi and its first in the United States.

Milan lounge
04:48 GMT

Emirates celebrated the opening of its 35th dedicated lounge for First Class and Business Class passengers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Emirates Skywards.