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In July this year, there were 2.9 million scheduled flights and 395 million scheduled global airline seats
August 26, 2014 - 08:29 GMT
That old saying, '€˜There’s no such thing as bad publicity’, probably applies to what the aviation industry has flown through in recent months.

Today

Number plates in Dubai haven’t changed for decades
11:55 GMT

Vehicles registered in Dubai will soon have number plates with new designs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on plans to replace the existing designs and colours.

The Jordanian flag on the Dreamliner
11:51 GMT

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner joined the RJ fleet on August 27, bearing the name of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II.

Robert Ball, National Ambulance CEO; Dr Nadia Bastaki, Etihad Airways’ Vice President of Medical Services; and Ray Gammell, Etihad Airways’ Chief People and Performance Officer, participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony at the launch of Etihad Airways’ new ambulance service in Abu Dhabi
11:46 GMT

An ambulance service for Etihad Airways began operations in Abu Dhabi today, as part of the airline’s commitment to provide world-class medical emergency response for its employees.

flydubai
11:15 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80.

Turkish Airlines
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline*, announced flights to Asmara in Eritrea, the 27th country destination in Africa where the global carrier now flies to 42 destinations.

Qatar Airways
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways, the launch customer of the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft is set to receive its first delivery before the end of this year.

Etihad Airways
06:09 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December 2014.

August 27, 2014

Chris Ndlulue, Arik Air’s Managing Director, and Adnan Kazim, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Planning, Aeropolitical and Industry Affairs, sign the MoU at Emirates Group Headquarters in Dubai
11:36 GMT

Emirates and Arik Air have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation.

Toyota
10:43 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive Toyota dealer in the Kingdom, recently sponsored the Red Bull SoundClash: Autostrad vs. El Morabba3 musical concert.

Jazeera Airways
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its July 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Istanbul, Cairo, Jeddah, Sharm El Sheikh and Sohag.

August 26, 2014

Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium Engine
08:48 GMT
(press release)

Ingenium - the new family of premium diesel and petrol engines - designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover, delivers class-leading levels of torque, horsepower and refinement, while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

During the event
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has donated more than AED70,000 to assist the work of Breast Cancer Arabia in providing support to women with breast cancer.

August 25, 2014

Turkish Airlines
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines’ first half 2014 consolidated financial statements were reported to Borsa Istanbul. Compared to the same period of 2013, sales revenue increased by 15% in USD terms reaching 5,2 billion USD.

British Airways
09:16 GMT
(press release)

Anyone searching for the best airline deals from Jordan to London, Europe or North America will now be able to hold their British Airways flight for up to 72 hours for as little as GBP 5 or approximately JOD 6* through ba.com.

Mr Gianni Tronza, Etihad Airways New General Manager Switzerland
09:08 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Mr Gianni Tronza as its new General Manager for Switzerland effective immediately.