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The new Etihad A380
December 23, 2014 - 14:04 GMT
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.

July 22, 2013

11:11 GMT
(press release)

Lexus recently announced that it was voted as the best car manufacturer in Britain’s auto market, according to the latest survey of Auto Express, polling over 46,000 readers.

Jazeera Airways
09:13 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its June 2013 Operational Performance Report which showed that the airline grabbed leading market shares on routes serving Beirut, Amman, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Sohag, Dubai and Bahrain.

July 21, 2013

Oman Rail can enter into partnerships with investors in various aspects of railway services
11:07 GMT

Oman is ramping up its efforts to build a 2,244-kilometre rail network that is expected to link major ports and neighbouring countries.

11:02 GMT

Nuqul Automotive has announced an all-inclusive package for Volkswagen customers to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan.

July 17, 2013

An artist’s impression of the new freighter cargo terminal
10:57 GMT

Construction has begun on Emirates SkyCargo’ s new state-of-the-art cargo terminal and supporting facilities at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport.

09:42 GMT

flydubai will begin operating flights to Medina on 25 July 2013, making it the 65th destination for the Dubai-based airline and 15th addition this year.

Boeing had earlier announced that world air cargo traffic will grow 5.2 per cent annually
08:55 GMT

Boeing has 649 purchase orders in the Middle East region as of June 2013 of various models with a main focus on 787s-Dreamliners and 777s.

Kia Motors
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors Corporation recently announced its global sales figures for the first half of this year.

July 16, 2013

Emirates Airline
12:17 GMT

The count down to the launch of Emirates’ new destination in the Philippines is well underway with just 10 weeks to go until the first flight.

Thomas Milz, Managing Director , Volkswagen Middle East
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East has announced record growth in deliveries for H1 2013 with a 30% increase across regional markets and 35% growth across the AGCC, compared to the same period in 2012.

08:41 GMT
(press release)

Celebrating the Holy Month, Audi Abu Dhabi, represented by Ali & Sons, announces the start of its annual Ramadan promotion titled “Audi Extra”.

Etihad Airways
07:39 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed a new codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline.

Emirates is the first airline to reach 100,000 followers on LinkedIn, a social network predominantly aimed at business professionals
06:26 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, is making a name for itself on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network which has 225 million members globally.

July 15, 2013

Turkish Airlines
11:52 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has announced an irresisibtle two-way airfare for passengers from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar to Istanbul during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Emirates Airline
09:41 GMT

Emirates has today announced it will commence a daily A380 service to Barcelona from 1st February 2014.