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In the driving seat: Daimler's Mike Belk

In the driving seat: Daimler's Mike Belk

Mike Belk, president and CEO of Daimler Middle East & Levant, talks to Arabian Business about why the company’s results are so strong, how it’s pushing the boundaries of technology, and where the automotive industry is heading.

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Sailing ahead: N-KOM's Chandru Rajwani

Sailing ahead: N-KOM's Chandru Rajwani

From revolutionary new engines set to dramatically improve shipping sustainability to Doha’s under-construction Hamad Port, the new boss of Qatari shipping operator N-KOM, Chandru Rajwani, is optimistic about what’s on the horizon. So much so, he is brushing...

"I'm not afraid of anybody," says Lufthansa boss

German flag-carrier Lufthansa celebrates its 60th anniversary in April. New CEO Carsten Spohr has only been in the job less than a year but he’s determined to turn around the fortunes of Europe’s largest airline group, which means more clashes with the...

The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover

The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover has had mixed fortunes in the Middle East, but new regional boss Bruce Robertson says the Tata Motors-owned manufacturer is investing heavily in new products and new dealerships

Face-to-face: Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch

Face-to-face: Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch

Newly appointed CEO talks about the next phase for the airline, the fleet and route expansion plans, and about winning awards

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BMW intent on staying number one in the Middle East

BMW intent on staying number one in the Middle East

BMW has the biggest market share for the premium car segment in the Middle East and seems to be breaking records every year. But for new regional managing director Johannes Seibert, there’s still plenty of work to be done to grow the brand even further...

Henry Ford revolutionised the car industry. Can his great-grandson save the planet from global gridlock?

Henry Ford revolutionised the car industry. Can his great-grandson save the planet from global gridlock?

Bill Ford now runs a $55 billion company that has a claim to being America’s most influential and innovative corporate. In an exclusive interview, the executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company explains how the 111-year-old firm will adapt to the automotive...

Box clever: UPS president Jim Barber

Box clever: UPS president Jim Barber

Jim Barber has spent 29 years with UPS. Climbing the ladder, from delivery man right up to company executive, he has spent his life driving the growth of the global logistics and delivery group. Now his focus is turning toward the GCC, where he believes...

Interview: Willie Walsh

Interview: Willie Walsh

Willie Walsh has always been one of the most outspoken chief executives in the aviation industry but now having steered British Airways and Iberia back into the black, the Irishman is proving there is metal behind his words

UAE to become a hub for scrapping of old aircraft

UAE to become a hub for scrapping of old aircraft

Nearly 50 airplanes have been left abandoned and will be dismantled by Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

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Interview: flydubai's CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith

Interview: flydubai's CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith

New destinations, new aircraft and new services are all in the pipeline for one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, flydubai

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French connection: Air France-KLM chairman

French connection: Air France-KLM chairman

Air France-KLM is midway through a cost-cutting programme that aims to fast-track what was once the world’s biggest airline back to profit. Chairman and CEO Alexandre de Juniac explains how the plan is working, what the carrier is doing to revamp its...

James Hogan: The facts about Etihad

James Hogan: The facts about Etihad

Etihad Airways has become one of the fastest growing airlines in aviation history. In an exclusive interview, President and CEO James Hogan reveals how the airline is funded, and hits back at the growing campaign of smear and innuendo

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