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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.


(Left to right) James Harrison; Etihad Airways Country Manager Canada, James Mueller; Etihad SVP Sales, Evanka Osmak; Celebrity MC, and Geert Boven; Etihad SVP The Americas at the Etihad VIP reception in Toronto
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways hosted a VIP reception in Toronto last night to celebrate the valued contribution of key partners in enhancing air connections between Canada, the UAE and other markets around the world.

Nissan Patrol at Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge
08:25 GMT
(press release)

Nissan Patrol has once again proved to be the Hero of All Terrains in Life by powering top competitors to success in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge POWERED by Nissan 2014.

The results are a continuation of the manufacturer’s year on year record breaking sales performance, with growth exceeding that of the overall premium passenger and SUV segments in the region
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover has once again seen strong growth in the MENA region, posting a 36% YOY sales increase for the fiscal year April 2013 to March 2014.

The day-long visit to the north of the kingdom was spent with the beneficiaries of the CSR project and helped visitors get a comprehensive understanding of the program’s goals and resulting success
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Twenty women affiliated with institutions from around Madaba toured Nuqul Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in Al Koura district.

April 16, 2014

The growth rate is more than double a recent estimate from the International Air Transport Association, or Iata, that passenger demand will increase 5.8 per cent this year on a global basis
17:34 GMT

The national airline of the UAE racked up $1.4 billion in revenues as it transported 3.2 million passengers, higher by over 14 per cent year-on-year

The next two years will see a surge in car sales with a 75 percent hike (File/AFP)
10:39 GMT

A new study by consumer group Nielson says that car sales in the Middle East will go up in the next two years.

Ashish Konickal’s grand prize was a Corolla Dream Day of his choice which started with a celebrity-like photo shoot next to the all-new 2014 Corolla
09:17 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors Toyota announces Ashish Konickal and Anzon Joseph as the winners of the Corolla Spotlight Icons competition.

From 2 July 2014, Etihad Airways will increase frequency on the Abu Dhabi-Athens route from seven to 10 flights per week with the introduction of three new flights
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced it will boost frequency and capacity to Athens and Larnaca, adding depth to its expanding network, while enhancing connectivity over its Abu Dhabi hub.

Etihad Cargo also outperformed the global market, carrying 127,821 tonnes of freight and mail in the first quarter
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced its strongest ever passenger and cargo volumes for a first quarter.

April 15, 2014

The airline will increase the number of return flights to the touristic Turkish city from three return flights a week to five return flights a week
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways today announced it will begin serving Istanbul through the city’s primary airport, Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST).

The concept car previews dynamic new design language and an array of innovative versatility and capability features
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover revealed its Discovery Vision Concept SUV in New York. It is a vision of Land Rover’s future family of Discovery vehicles, the first model of which is due in 2015.

Sheikh Ahmed tours Emirates Official Store at The Dubai Mall
07:08 GMT

Visitors to The Dubai Mall can now connect with aviation like never before, thanks to Emirates airline.

April 14, 2014

Dubai International Airport has the most passenger traffic of any airport in the entire world (File Archive)
08:44 GMT

Renovations at Dubai's International Airport will force at least eight airlines to move their operations to the emirate's second airport until the overhaul is complete.

Jazeera Airways
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its February 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a continued increase in flown passengers on routes serving Amman, Jeddah, and Alexandria.

Hyundai Genesis
05:20 GMT
(press release)

Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled the All-New Genesis - a premium sedan that has been designed to set new standards in its class - for the first time in the Middle East and Africa.