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Pilots said unregulated drones flown near airports can compromise aircraft safety leading to loss of lives.
January 27, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.

January 7, 2015

Honda Accord LX-A
08:50 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda is celebrating the Dubai Shopping Festival with spectacular offers across its 2015 model line-up.

Qatar Airways
05:16 GMT

Boeing and Qatar Airways have finalized an order for four 777 Freighters, valued at $1.24 billion at current list prices.

January 6, 2015

Royal Jordanian
05:50 GMT

Royal Jordanian’s Emergency Committee held a meeting on Sunday, January 4, 2015, headed by Acting President/CEO Captain Haitham Misto, to discuss the airline’s readiness to deal with the exceptional weather conditions forecast for the kingdom.

Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, has announced the launch of a new plan to reduce its operational expenditure.
04:55 GMT

Oman Air, which reported an annual loss in 2013, previously said that it will spin off some of its business units to become profitable.

January 5, 2015

Petra Airlines will be rebranded as Air Arabia Jordan and the UAE carrier will establish a hub at Amman's Queen Alia International Airport
14:28 GMT

Air Arabia, a leading low-cost carrier, has bought a 49 per cent stake in Jordan's Petra Airlines.

BA cabin crew with double decker bus and Big Ben in London small
10:02 GMT
(press release)

A survey commissioned by British Airways revealed that 25 per cent of residents of Jordan travelled long-haul only once over a period of twelve months.

All-New Sorento
09:27 GMT
(press release)

The Dead Sea was the spectacular setting for the launch of KIA Motors’ latest automotive offering, the All-New Sorento.

January 4, 2015

All-new Ford F-150
08:57 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Ford F-150 pickup – the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever – will be the Official Vehicle of the 2015 International CES.

December 31, 2014

In the first 11 months of this year, passenger traffic climbed 5.9 per cent to 63.98 million people
13:36 GMT

Growth in passenger traffic through Dubai International Airport, one of the world’s busiest, slowed in November because of the geopolitical and economic instability hitting Russia.

December 30, 2014

Dnata Cargo Service
12:57 GMT

In 2014, dnata invested more than AED545 million to deepen its service offering in travel.

08:21 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover has launched a research project to develop technologies that will offer drivers a 3600 view out of their vehicle, uninterrupted by the pillars that support the roof.

2 Real Madrid's Pepe and Coentrao arrive at Dubai International Airport after an Emirates flight from Madrid
06:26 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and passions, this morning has welcomed one of the biggest football teams in the world and Club World Cup winners, Real Madrid, to Dubai for the friendly match against AC Milan.

Ralf Bissinger, new Sales and Marketing Director for Middle East Region
06:10 GMT
(press release)

BMW Group has today announced that Ralf Bissinger will succeed Alexander Eftimov as Sales and Marketing Director for BMW Group in the Middle East.

December 29, 2014

The AirAsia passenger plane went missing Sunday with 162 people on board. (AFP/File)
08:39 GMT

Shares from AirAsia have significantly dropped following the disappearance of the airline's passenger plane on Sunday.

Bahrain Airport Company aims for the modernization program to be completed by 2018. (Image: Airports International)
07:37 GMT

The Bahrain Airport Company is due to hand out construction contracts as part of the country's airport modernization program in Q1.