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The objective of the report was to quantify the economic impact of the aviation sector and its subsequent Dubai-based supply chain
November 17, 2014 - 21:47 GMT
Emirates airline, Dubai Airports and the aviation sector as a whole contributed $26.7 billion to the economy of Dubai in 2013.

September 17, 2014

During the event
08:32 GMT
(press release)

More than 700 delegates from the airline industry have gathered in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, for the International Air Transport Association’s inaugural World Financial Symposium.

El-Hout and Lozi after signing the agreement in Beirut
06:03 GMT

Royal Jordanian and Middle East Airlines-Air Liban concluded a new free sale codeshare agreement that will be implemented as of the middle of this month.

Nissan X-Trail
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Today, Nissan launched its All-New X-Trail in the Middle East. The new compact SUV is available at all Nissan dealerships across the region from today.

The Suze Canal
04:55 GMT

The Suez Canal corridor project planned by a consortium led by Dar Al-Handasah will cost $220 billion over fifteen years, said Ashraf Salman, Egypt's investment minister,

September 16, 2014

The Suez Canal project includes the development of 76,000 sq km around the canal into an international industrial and logistics hub to attract more ships and generate income.
15:12 GMT

Fund-raising has closed and Egyptians will no longer be able to buy the investment certificates now that the initial goal of 60 billion pounds ($8 billion) has been exceeded, the governor said.

flydubai
12:46 GMT

flydubai’s inaugural flight to Almaty landed today at Almaty International Airport and was met by a traditional water cannon salute. This marked the start of the airline’s operations to Kazakhstan.

Toyota
08:23 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation has begun a project in which employees put themselves into vehicles to assess vehicle specification plans for future models and provide a valuable training opportunity over vast distances in Australia.

Qatar Airways
06:50 GMT

Qatar Airways is offering customers in the United States and around the world great savings to global destinations during its latest three-day "The World is Yours" global sale.

Lozi addressing the attendees during the forum
06:12 GMT

RJ Chairman of the Board/ President & CEO Nasser Lozi inaugurated the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) Business Technology Forum 2014,

September 15, 2014

During the event
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company participated in organizing the "U.F.O." special preformed by the Lebanese comedian Nemr Abou Nassar at the Cultural Palace - organized by Maestro Entertainment's Bands Across Borders.

The first group of Etihad Airways’ unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London
11:15 GMT
(press release)

The first group of Etihad Airways’ unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London.

September 14, 2014

The new MENA website
08:24 GMT
(press release)

Luxury automotive manufacturer, Jaguar MENA, has unveiled its new website, www.jaguar-me.com, designed to enhance the Jaguar digital brand experience for customers and fans across the Middle East and North Africa region.

September 11, 2014

Emirates A330-200
11:55 GMT

Emirates will be able to connect even more people and cargo with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, with the start of a second service to the east African coastal city from 26th October.

During the event
09:36 GMT
(press release)

Haitham Hasan Al Subaihi, Etihad Airways’ Vice President, Sales - Mid Atlantic (center) celebrates the airline’s second year as the official airline sponsor of the Nation’s Triathlon.

Ranked among the world's busiest airports for international travellers, Dubai International has established itself as a major stop on routes between the West and Asia and Australasia.
04:55 GMT

Dubai has relaunched an ambitious project to develop its second airport, touted originally as the world's largest, to handle 120 million passengers a year, its airports chief said Monday.