Transport & Shipping
February 26, 2013
Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, announced today that it has secured financing of USD 1.28 billion (AED 4.7 billion) for Stage One of its railway project
Tourists coming to Egypt from the Arab Maghreb countries (Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria) will no longer have to obtain tourist visas, German news agency DPA reported on Monday.
February 25, 2013
A team of 300 volunteers descended on Dubai’s last remaining natural beach and protected marine reserve on Saturday (23rd February), to remove litter and algae pollution as part of the Clean the Beach campaign.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase capacity on its daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne, introducing a new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from 1 December.
Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Indonesia, Europe, the Middle East, Singapore and Australia.
flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, has announced operations to Juba, the capital city of the Republic of South Sudan.
February 24, 2013
Nuqul Automotive has launched its official Finance and Insurance Department in Jordan located at Nuqul Automotive’s 7th circle showroom.
Air Arabia announced that it flew a record number of passengers in January 2013 as the airline carried almost half a million passengers.
Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, announced the signing of a strategic sponsorship agreement with Al Jazira Sports Club.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed the return to profitability of its equity partner, airberlin.
February 21, 2013
Audi is introducing a new, exclusive model to the Middle East – the A8 L Security.
Following much international hype and anticipation, the all-new 2013 Avalon was officially unveiled by Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE at a special press launch event.
Etihad Airways has won the award for “Fastest Growing Airline to the Middle East” at the 2013 Athens International Airport (AIA) Airline Marketing Workshop.
February 20, 2013
Fast Company’s annual Most Innovative Companies issue honors leading businesses, including Apple, Amazon, Google and Target along with such rising newcomers as Square, Fab and Tumblr.
February 19, 2013
Emirates unveiled a new campaign showcasing the lighter side of language.