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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.

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Qatar Airways
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airwaysand Vuelinghave signed an interline agreement that will enable Qatar’s five-star national airline to increase the number of passengers to Europe, while strengthening Vueling’s hubs in Rome and Barcelona.

September 30, 2014

Antoine Medawar, Vice President, Middle East and North Africa, Amadeus
09:37 GMT
(press release)

Amadeus announced that Etihad Airway has become the first in the region to deploy Amadeus Airline Ancillary Services, enabling travel agencies using the Amadeus system to book the airline’s popular Extra Legroom Seats for their customers.

Land Rover’s Galactic Discovery
09:13 GMT
(press release)

Four friends are set to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to space with Land Rover’s Galactic Discovery competition, a ground-breaking online search for a group of aspiring astronauts to go on the ultimate adventure.

September 28, 2014

Since the beginning of 2014 and up until August, the year-to-date passenger traffic surged by 12.1 per cent to 4.93 million.
18:31 GMT

"This is the first time in QAIA history that we exceed such a benchmark, and we eagerly look forward to reaching even greater heights in the future," he added.

Land Rover Discovery Sport
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Sport, the world’s most versatile and capable premium compact SUV.

Etihad Airways celebrates the rollout of its first Boeing 787-9 painted in the airline’s stunning new “Facets of Abu Dhabi’ livery"
08:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and Boeing celebrated the roll out of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner at an event in Seattle, Washington overnight.

Airport International Group
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group announced that it has welcomed over 700,000 passengers during August 2014.

September 25, 2014

During the event
11:40 GMT
(press release)

British Airways team members in Bahrain rowed around the canals of the Amwaj Islands in support of Flying Start, the global charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief UK.

Etihad visits Moulay Ismail School
06:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has donated more than one hundred thousand UAE dirhams to underprivileged children in Morocco.

September 24, 2014

Emirates A380
12:36 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will operate a one-off Airbus A380 service to Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran, on 30th September 2014.

Conservation & Environmental Grants
11:15 GMT
(press release)

The Ford Motor Company Conservation & Environmental Grants programme has received over 300 entries for its 2014 edition, setting an all-time record in the number of projects competing over their share of the $100,000 grants.

Etihad Airways
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has awarded a US$14 million contract to Spatial Composite Solutions, the UAE-based manufacturer of crew training equipment for the global civil aviation and aerospace industries.

September 23, 2014

Jaguar XE
11:26 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar held two special events in London to mark the unveiling of the new Jaguar XE. A true driver's car, the new model is one that redefines the concept of the mid-size sports saloon.

September 22, 2014

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 115 nationalities
07:04 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is hosting a major recruitment drive globally, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join the airline’s World Leading Cabin Crew.

During the AGM
06:00 GMT

The RJ general assembly held its 7th ordinary annual general meeting on September 21 at the Sheraton Hotel, Amman, presided by Chairman of the RJ board of directors and President/CEO Nasser Lozi.