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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
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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.

October 22, 2014

LR Discovery Sport Reveal Paris
10:15 GMT
(press release)

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport made a uniquely British public début ahead of the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

Etihad Airways’ employees celebrate being named one of LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ by holding signs describing what they love about working for the airline
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been recognised as one of the world’s most attractive employers on LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ list.

October 21, 2014

Air Arabia
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced the launch of non-stop service to Al Jouf, one of the compelling tourist destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Toyota
09:57 GMT
(press release)

Toyota's investment in future mobility, including zero-emission vehicles and its focus on sustainability and innovation, have contributed to a 20-per-cent increase in its brand value over the past year.

Hamad Al Kuwari, Managing Director of Qatar Science and Technology Park and Head of the IASP 2014 Doha Organizing Committee
06:36 GMT

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education officially inaugurated the annual event in Doha today (Monday).

During the event
06:18 GMT
(press release)

Alitalia, Italy’s leading carrier, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have unveiled two aircraft in a unique Expo Milano 2015 livery to mark their co-sponsorship of the global event.

October 20, 2014

Land Rover Virgin Galactic space flight
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover has released exclusive new detail on what budding astronauts can expect to experience on a Virgin Galactic space flight.

Etihad Cargo
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, the freighter division of Etihad Airways based in Abu Dhabi, will partner with Avianca Cargo, the cargo division of leading Latin American carrier Avianca, based in Colombia.

October 19, 2014

Shiraz will become the airline's third Iranian destination supplementing existing operations to Tehran.
00:22 GMT

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, yesterday (October 18) announced the relaunch of flights to Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province in Iran.

“The main terminal is fairly lackluster. It isn’t overly clean, crowds can be a problem, and the services for travelers are in short supply."
12:02 GMT

An international website specializing in airport services has ranked King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah among the worst airports in the world with regard to services

During the event
10:12 GMT
(press release)

The Nissan Pathfinder has won ‘Midsize SUV of the Year’ in the Automan Magazine awards, bringing another prestigious trophy to the Japanese automaker’s bulging showcase.

Etihad - Flying Nanny
06:55 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, now has more than 1000 trained Flying Nannies helping families on flights across its network.

October 16, 2014

Kia Optima
11:00 GMT
(press release)

KIA Motors Corp., through its sole distributor in the UAE, Al Majid Motors Co., will be taking its current portfolio of passenger vehicles around the UAE during the latest instalment of its popular Roadshow, which starts on October 17.

Vienna
09:53 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways will provide a new air bridge between Abu Dhabi and Vienna, when it places its EY code on the forthcoming daily service by the Austrian carrier, and subsidiary of airberlin, NIKI (subject to government approval).

Honda
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda is making it easier to own a Honda with its Beat your Budget offer all through October.