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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

November 27, 2014

Land Rover LR4 and Range Rover lead team parade onto pitch (Image by Peter Rear, Filmatography)
10:33 GMT
(press release)

Leading luxury automotive manufacturer Land Rover MENA sponsored the fifth edition of the Sentebale Polo Cup that took place on Thursday, 20th November at the Abu Dhabi Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club.

Etihad Airways
08:56 GMT
(press release)

SAS, Scandinavia's leading airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, are set to begin codeshare operations and provide customers with enhanced travel options between Scandinavia and the UAE.

November 26, 2014

06:43 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors is marking the occasion of the UAE’s 43rd anniversary by raising 43 national flags across its nationwide Toyota, Lexus and Hino facilities for a week-long celebration.

November 25, 2014

Axel Dreyer - President, Hyundai UAE
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Juma Al Majid Est., sole distributor for Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has announced that it is partnering with Dubai Police as an official sponsor for its ‘Speed Kills’ campaign.

Jazeera Airways
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its September 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a 5% increase in total flown passengers from September 2013 and an on-time performance of 96%.

Kia Roadshow
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Al Majid Motors Co., sole distributor of KIA cars in the UAE, has concluded its highly-acclaimed UAE KIA Roadshow 2014.

November 23, 2014

RJ 787 tailfins
11:26 GMT

Royal Jordanian yesterday welcomed its fifth 787 aircraft, thus completing the assimilation of the first group of its 787 order.

10:40 GMT

Dubai-based flydubai was named ‘Low Cost Carrierof the Year’ at the 2014 CAPA Awards for Excellence in Aviation held in Antwerp, Belgium.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Ecclestone, Chief Executive Officer of Formula One group, finalise the new contract for the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GR AND PRIX in the A380 Lobby mock-up at the airline’s Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi
08:53 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has extended its Title Sponsorship of the FORMULA 1 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX to become one of the longest title sponsors in F1 history.

The DP World Championship in Dubai is a significant event on the golf calendar drawing in crowds from around the world
05:23 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and their passions is concluding a successful year as the Official Airline of the European Tour.

November 20, 2014

Qatar Airways
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways is again offering its customers in UAE a fabulous ‘Double the Luxury’ offer so that travellers can enjoy a fantastic 2-for-1 offer on selected destinations with the World’s Best Business Class.

Engineers and mechanics at Etihad Airways’ Technical Maintenance department celebrate their record breaking achievement
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ Technical Maintenance department has just set a new world record by replacing a GE90 engine on one of its Boeing 777 passenger aircraft in less than seven hours.

First Apartment Bed A380
05:19 GMT
(press release)

The game-changing design of Etihad Airways' new Airbus A380 First Class product, called First Apartments, has been recognised at the annual Society of British and International Design (SBID) Awards 2014.

The region's airlines are securing funds as they take delivery of what Boeing has forecast to be a need for 2,610 aircraft by 2033,
04:55 GMT

Gulf-based airlines have closed financing agreements for a total of 16 Boeing and Airbus aircraft,

November 19, 2014

(left to right) Jeff Wilkinson, Etihad Airways Senior Vice President Technical; Joe Chamoun, Etihad Airways General Manager Sales (Abu Dhabi and Al Ain); and David Kerr, Etihad Airways Vice President Cargo, accept the awards at the Aviation Business Awards 2014 in Dubai last night
06:20 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways was named the ‘Airline of the Year’, ‘Cargo Operator of the Year (Commercial Airline)’ and ‘MRO Service Provider of the Year’ at the Aviation Business Awards 2014.