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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.

March 25, 2014

During the event
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Created and built by a partnership between Turkish Airlines, Turkish Airlines Technic Inc. and Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI); Turkish Cabin Interiors (TCI) debuts the first locally produced airplane featuring galleys as it enters passenger service.

March 24, 2014

Audi marks its 30th anniversary in Bahrain's market this month (Courtesy of Motor Authority)
14:00 GMT

The new Audi A8 L was released in the Bahrain market this week.

March 23, 2014

Etihad has been building a network of airlines by buying up minority stakes as it seeks to channel more passengers from its partners' planes to its Abu Dhabi hub.
21:49 GMT

Air Berlin, Germany's No.2 airline after Lufthansa, needs to remain German so as not to lose its traffic rights outside the European Union.

Passenger traffic has dramatically increased in Amman since the opening of the new airport last year (File Archive/Shutterstock)
11:00 GMT

Jordan's recently renovated Queen Alia International Airport witnessed a 19.3 percent increase in passenger traffic in February.

Nissan at Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Nissan has once again claimed the most awards of any automotive manufacturer at the Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity.

Airport International Group
06:38 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group has registered continued passenger traffic (PAX) and aircraft movements growth for February 2014.

March 19, 2014

09:55 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, is celebrating Mothers’ Day in style this year.

March 18, 2014

Flydubai will offer daily service to Moscow starting in September targeting both business and leisure travellers (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

Flydubai is launching daily flights to Moscow starting in September.

Monal Zeidan- Director of Marketing at Nissan Middle East
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Having experienced strong and continuous growth in the Middle East during 2013, Nissan is preparing for continued success in the next financial year.

Dubai Metro is the world’s longest fully automated and driverless urban rail system
03:55 GMT

The metro museums will feature interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art technology such as mobile applications.

March 17, 2014

Last year, Hyundai's Elantra was the company's top selling model in the Middle East (File Archive)
13:00 GMT

Hyundai signed a deal with a Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) government company this week to provide the authoritative body with a fleet of 84 vehicles.

Heavy Commercial Vehicles
07:54 GMT
(press release)

Juma Al Majid Establishment, the sole distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has landed a deal worth AED 30 million with one of Ras Al Khaimah government companies to supply a fleet of 84 commercial vehicles.

Etihad - Senior Vice President Sales
06:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed James Mueller to the new position of Senior Vice President Sales.

Air Arabia Annual General Meeting
05:38 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced that the assembly has approved the distribution of a 7.25 per cent cash dividend for the year 2013, equivalent to 7.25 fils per share.

March 16, 2014

Nicole Scherzinger at Taste of Dubai with British Airways 3
12:29 GMT
(press release)

British Airways took center stage at Taste of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates most prestigious and high profile food and drink festival, 13-15 March.