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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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Interview: Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

Interview: Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

These days it’s not the travel that takes forever, it’s the process of even getting on board a plane. But Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths reveals how he’s planning to have you flying through check in, security and immigration, all from a remote terminal...

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Interview: Kuwait Airways CEO Rasha Al Roumi

Interview: Kuwait Airways CEO Rasha Al Roumi

For two decades, Kuwait Airways has bled millions of dollars as it struggled to compete with the oldest fleet in the region and political tampering. Even its own citizens gave up on the airline. But new CEO Rasha Al Roumi is already making headway in...

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Interview: Transcorp International

Interview: Transcorp International

Rodrigue Nacouzi, founder of Transcorp International, explains how he has found a niche among the big players of the UAE’s competitive trade and logistics market.

Man on a mission: Abu Dhabi Airports CEO Tony Douglas

Man on a mission: Abu Dhabi Airports CEO Tony Douglas

As Etihad Airways continues its mission to dominate the skies, Abu Dhabi Airports Company CEO Tony Douglas is the man tasked with managing the mega infrastructure on the ground to make sure it all runs smoothly

Virgin Galactic: ready for lift-off

Virgin Galactic: ready for lift-off

Virgin Galactic boss George Whitesides talks about his ambitious plan to put the first space tourists into orbit by the end of this year.

The business of errands

The business of errands

Hani El Sherbini explains how Mashaweer is finding success by helping other small businesses complete their daily errands

Full steam ahead: Sheikh Ali bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani

Full steam ahead: Sheikh Ali bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani

In an exclusive interview, Sheikh Ali bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, the chairman and managing director of shipping giant Milaha, says the firm’s diversification can win it new business all over the world.

Space race: Hypermach CEO Richard Lugg

Space race: Hypermach CEO Richard Lugg

British firm Hypermach has been quietly developing a new supersonic jet which will be twice the speed of Concorde and travel from London to New York in just over an hour. CEO Richard Lugg outlines the innovative new technology and how current talks in...

Interview: Richard Branson

Interview: Richard Branson

Serial entrepreneur and billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks candidly about startups, success and space travel

Interview: Flynas chief Sulaiman Al Hamdan

Interview: Flynas chief Sulaiman Al Hamdan

Low-cost Saudi carrier Flynas has struggled amid a skewed competitive landscape and regulatory challenges. With the entrance of two new rival airlines next year, things are only going to get tougher for chairman Sulaiman Al Hamdan


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    Baby NOT on board?

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    Thursday, 21 August 2014 8:30 AM - Amer
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    CEO of Just Falafel to step down

    Just Falafel was a disaster waiting to happen. The food isn't even that good and the focus wasn't on building the brand and operations. Instead they focused... more

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 8:37 PM - milad
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    Belgium diplomat arrested for pulling veil from Qatari princess

    If its illegal to dress in a certain way why didnt the police do something about it.

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    Thursday, 21 August 2014 8:37 PM - Ghazi
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Half of all televisions and mobile phones sold in the UAE make their way to the shelves via the Eros Group. Chief executive Deepak Babani explains how he has managed to stay ahead of a rapidly evolving market and what he thinks will drive the group over the next ten years.

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