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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.

April 6, 2014

During the visit
10:27 GMT
(press release)

On the occasion of the first-year anniversary of the new Queen Alia International Airport terminal, Airport International Group arranged several tours of the airport for over 1,000 students from 17 public and private schools across Amman.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:18 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports commits its support to the Global Aerospace Summit for the second year as an official Summit Partner.

Iran says US sanctions have prevented it from renewing its fleet, forcing it to use sub-standard Russian aircraft and to patch up jets that have long since exceed their normal years of service. Iran says US sanctions have prevented it from renewing its fleet, forcing it to use sub-standard Russian aircraft and to patch up jets that have long since exceed their normal years of service.
03:55 GMT

Since 1990 Iran has had more than 200 accidents, causing more than 2,000 deaths, according to official news agency IRNA.

April 3, 2014

Etihad Airways
12:21 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways continues to provide air travellers with greater access to key European destinations, following the launch of its codeshare operations with Spanish carrier, Air Europa.

Nissan LCV NV350 Urvan
11:57 GMT

Nissan is the official Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) supplier to the four-time World Championship-winning Formula One team now known as Infiniti Red Bull Racing at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Emirates App for iPad, now available globally on the App Store, allows users to explore destinations and manage their travel on Emirates at a tap of their fingers
11:52 GMT

Emirates airline has increased its mobile presence with the launch of the Emirates App for iPad on the global App Store.

Qatar Airways
07:03 GMT

Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United States.

April 2, 2014

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort and Qatar Airways have entered into an agreement to offer the airline’s Privilege Club members ‘QMiles’ against their accommodation expenditure at the Moroccan resort.

The Mayor of Leipzig, the Mayor of Halle, accompanied by representatives from Etihad Regional and Leipzig/Halle Airport mark the start of direct flights from Zurich to Leipzig
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Regional today marked the start of direct daily services between Zurich, Switzerland and Leipzig/Halle, Germany.

April 1, 2014

When open, Emirates' new Contact Centre in Budapest will further support the airline's goal of providing the best possible customer service at every point of a passenger's journey
12:30 GMT

Emirates has announced it will open its second customer contact centre in Europe with a 300 seat facility in Budapest this year.

Only limited lanes and counters will be open for services at the four 24-hour centres and the capacity will increase with the hike in demand
10:55 GMT

Motorists can now choose to get their vehicles tested and registered in the quiet of the night, avoiding long queues at daytime as the Roads Transport Authority (RTA) starts 24/7 services at four of its centres.

During the ceremony
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Commemorating the 1st year anniversary of the new Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) terminal, Airport International Group (AIG) held a special employee event at Amman Airport Hotel.

Etihad Airways Community Football Week
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Health and nutrition advice was on the menu last week, as well as football tips from Manchester City FC coaches, as more than 500 children took part in the Etihad Airways Community Football Week in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

March 31, 2014

Qatar Airways will offer up to 293 Economy Class seats in its new expanded route to Melbourne (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

Qatar Airways will add more capacity to its Melbourne route, starting April 1.

Passenger traffic at Beirut's main airport is already down due to deteriorating domestic and regional situations, both of which have taken a critical toll on the country's economy (File Archive)
12:00 GMT

Air traffic controllers are organizing a strike for Tuesday to demand a wage hike as government leadership discusses the issue for all public servants. However, the strike will definitely take a toll on Lebanon's already diminishing tourism and transport sectors.