Transport & Shipping
April 2, 2013
Etihad Airways has commenced non-stop daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Washington, D.C., creating the first direct air link between the two capitals.
Central Trade & Auto Company announced a record increase in Lexus 2012 sales with 31,288 units sold during the year across the Middle East.
April 1, 2013
Turkish Airlines has added Houston to its growing Middle East network with flights launching the 220th destination to the largest country-network for an airline worldwide.
Emirates and Qantas have marked the official start of their historic partnership, with the first Qantas flights departing from Sydney and Melbourne to London via the international hub of Dubai on Sunday.
Borg al-Arab International Airport in Alexandria reopened Sunday after police strikes forced it to shut down.
March 31, 2013
Qantas reports a sharp increase in bookings to Europe since it signed a deal with Dubai’s Emirates, under which the first flight in partnership between the two airlines is due to take off on Sunday.
flydubai has announced operations to two new destinations in the CIS region: Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan and Osh in Kyrgyzstan.
Air Memphis departed Egypt’s International Airport on Saturday heading to Tehran to mark the first direct flight between the two capitals since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, more 30 years ago.
Award-winning Jazeera Airways today issued its January 2013 Operational Performance Report.
Egypt’s vital waterway Suez Canal hit a 7.4 percent slump in monthly revenues, the country's state information portal showed.
March 28, 2013
Turkish Airlines has added Colombo, Sri Lanka as its 219th destination, connecting now to 98 countries, the largest country-network for any airline in the world.
The Head of the Lebanese Farmers Association on Wednesday called on authorities to take active steps to allow Lebanese trucks to cross the Syrian border.
flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, announced that it will fly double daily to Sri Lanka starting this summer, bringing the total number of weekly flights to 14.
March 27, 2013
Etihad Airways has launched an innovative preferred partner program which will see the UAE’s national airline strengthen partnerships with key global and regional brands.
A truck ferry route to Jordan was launched this week almost days after Lebanon’s major transit route through Syria came to a complete halt.