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The construction of the new roads aim to improve the capacity of the traffic flow on Sheikh Zayed Road. (Shutterstock)
July 20, 2018 - 05:00 GMT
As an ever-growing city, Dubai is always developing its road infrastructure. With the Expo 2020 coming closer, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has increased the pace of road development and there are a number of roads that would be completed this year.
The 2018 Euro NCAP testing was the toughest ever with new and more demanding challenges on safety technology.
July 19, 2018 - 06:42 GMT
Volvo Cars’ XC40 adds another accolade as it receives five stars and top ratings in its 2018 Euro NCAP tests.
The US low-cost carrier JetBlue last week became the first purchaser of the aircraft since its rebrand, with an order for 60 of the single-aisle planes. (AFP)
July 18, 2018 - 13:34 GMT
The European plane maker acquired a majority stake in the C-Series program in October, officially rebranding it in April to the A220, strengthening its offering in the smaller jet sector in competition with arch-rival Boeing.
Claudio Bravo, Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte of Manchester City wearing the Special Olympics World Games 2019 Club Kit.
July 18, 2018 - 06:22 GMT
Etihad Airways has been Manchester City’s main club partner since 2009, with its logo as an instantly recognizable part of the club kit.
Etihad Airways WhatsApp number will be exhibited in Premium check-in at Abu Dhabi Airport.
July 17, 2018 - 09:31 GMT
Etihad Airways has launched a WhatsApp Business solution, allowing guests to communicate instantly with the airline via the popular messaging app.
Travellers can also book with Emirates Holidays and enjoy a five-star holiday experience for an additional spend starting at Dh275 per person, exclusive of the airfare. (File/Photo)
July 16, 2018 - 13:44 GMT
The offer applies to bookings made today until July 23, 2018 and for travel until May 31, 2019.
Wataniya Airways resumed operations in July 2017 and currently operates a fleet of four A320 family aircraft serving destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia from its home base in Kuwait.
July 16, 2018 - 12:27 GMT
Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.
Gulf carriers such as Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways are unlikely to materialize, as the region’s carriers continue to take stock after a period of bruising losses. (AFP)
July 16, 2018 - 11:10 GMT
The aviation industry heads to the UK’s Farnborough International Airshow on Monday in rude health, with higher oil prices and a strong global economy leading to predictions of a large number of orders at the week-long show.
Najaf is the 9th station on RJ’s route network where RJ suspends its flights for security reasons.
July 15, 2018 - 11:40 GMT
Royal Jordanian Airline decided to halt its services between Amman and the Iraqi city of Najaf, effective July 15, 2018.
15 percent increase in car sales is expected based on reports issued by banks and marketing departments of automobile dealers in the country. (Shutterstock)
July 15, 2018 - 10:36 GMT
Saudi Arabia imported 231,631 cars during the past five months, according to the Customs Department. It said the vehicles came from five different countries.
Dubai Airports' plans to close Dubai International's southern runway for upgrade works between April 16 and May 30, 2019. (File/Photo)
July 15, 2018 - 10:27 GMT
Emirates airline will cancel certain flights and reduce frequencies to some destinations next year due to the closure of Dubai International airport's runway for an upgrade, the Dubai-based carrier said.
From L - R... Thani Al Ansari, Country Manager, Egypt, Emirates, Simon Stamper, General Manager, Intercontinental City Stars, Ahmed Hosny, Executive Manager, Terminal Building 2, Cairo International Airport, Mohammed Mattar, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Airport Services, Eng. Ahmed Youssef, Chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board, Mamdouh Ghobrial, Airport Services Manager, Cairo International Airport at the Emirates Lounge opening eventز
July 12, 2018 - 13:58 GMT
Airline invests over US$ 3.6 million in the new premium offering
QA said it plans to increase the number of destinations it serves to 220 by 2022 from the current 164. (Shutterstock)
July 11, 2018 - 09:55 GMT
Qatar Airways (QA) on Monday said it plans to increase the number of destinations it serves to 220 by 2022 from the current 164, effectively shutting up mutterings in some quarters that the national carrier is fumbling under a Saudi-led siege of Qatar.
The promotion is available on all flydubai WiFi enabled aircraft until 30 September 2018.
July 10, 2018 - 07:40 GMT
This summer, flydubai has launched a special “Surf and drive” offer for its passengers to enjoy unlimited connectivity for only USD 08 per flight, and have the chance to win one of two new Toyota Rush SUVs.
DAE currently has US$2.3 billion in bonds in US capital markets.
July 10, 2018 - 07:00 GMT
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. announced today that its Board of Directors and Shareholders had approved a bond repurchase program of up to US$300 million.
The special Emirates A380 flight was operated by UAE national, Capt Abbas Shaban, Chief Pilot of Technical Operations and Pakistani national, First Officer Qadir Moin.
July 08, 2018 - 12:46 GMT
The Emirates A380 touched down in Islamabad today for a historic one-off service to Islamabad International Airport.