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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

January 25, 2015

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 115 nationalities
08:59 GMT

Etihad Airways is holding 11 recruitment days in February 2015, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join its World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
06:29 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports today reported a year of solid growth in 2014, setting new annual records in passenger figures, aircraft and freight traffic.

Air traffic in Dubai was halted for nearly an hour on Friday due to public misuse of recreational drones near the flight path.
05:55 GMT

He said such recreational drones pose a serious risk to the safety of air navigation as well as passengers, he said.

Hyundai Elantra
05:35 GMT
(press release)

TheHyundai Elantra has topped fifth place in the ranking for the world’s best-selling car, according to a report issued by “Carmudi”. The study found that across the globe, Hyundai had sold a total of 406,995 units in the 24 years since its launch.

January 22, 2015

Emirates Airline
13:05 GMT

Customers worldwide have spoken and Emirates airline has been ranked as the Best Airline in 2014, according to an annual study by eDreams, one of the largest e-commerce travel companies in Europe.

RJ's 787
06:23 GMT

A Jordanian woman gave birth to a baby girl aboard RJ’s JFK-bound flight (261) on one of the airline’s 787 Dreamliner on Jan. 20.

January 21, 2015

Jazeera Airways
11:47 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its November 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a 7% increase in total flown passengers from November 2013, and an on-time performance of 95%.

Toyota Dakar Rally4 briefing
11:38 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation recently announced the participation of its motorsports team in the 2015 Dakar Rally, which took place between the 4th and 17th of January.

F-TYPE Coupe
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles has achieved solid sales performance in 2014, retailing 462,678 vehicles, up 9% versus prior year.

January 20, 2015

Royal Jordanian
10:01 GMT

Royal Jordanian’s passengers will be able to manage all their travel plans on the move in a simpler and more convenient way with a newly introduced RJ mobile application offering features from flight booking to flight status and more.

Lexus 3S Centre
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has officially inaugurated a new facility in Ras Al Khaimah, making it the first Lexus 3S Centre in the UAE (sales, service and spare parts).

January 19, 2015

Kolkata
12:15 GMT

Emirates airline, a global connector of people and places, today, announced two enhancements to its service to the Kolkata market.

Manish Banerji, Asst Exec Housekeeper
10:58 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman announces the appointments of Prabath Chaminda as Recreation Manager and Manish Banerji as Assistant Executive Housekeeper.

Air Arabia
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia will create another piece of history next month when it becomes the first low-cost airline from the Middle East and Africa to enter the Chinese market.

Honda CR-V
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has announced the introduction of the 2015 Honda CR-V.