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Spain's Indra wins $314m for Riyadh public transport project
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Spain's Indra wins $314m for Riyadh public transport project

Saturday, 17 January 2015 1:38 AM

Company to implement the world's biggest ticketing system for public transport systems in Saudi capital city

Saudi Arabia mulls privatising airports
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Saudi Arabia mulls privatising airports

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:36 AM

The kingdom’s civil aviation authority is considering privatising the operation of some of its largest airports, as it gradually sells divisions of the national airline

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Top 10 most punctual airlines in the world

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 10:44 AM

Report found an average on-time performance for arriving flights of 88.8% in 2014

Red tape blamed for delay of Qatar Airways' Saudi launch
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Red tape blamed for delay of Qatar Airways' Saudi launch

Sunday, 11 January 2015 1:39 PM

Airline's CEO says complicated bureaucracy has put brakes on planned domestic operations in Gulf kingdom

Saudia denies plan to segregate men, women
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Saudia denies plan to segregate men, women

Monday, 5 January 2015 10:31 AM

A marketing manager for the airline had reportedly said men, women would be segregated after complaints that unrelated men were sitting next to women & an attendant had been too ‘flirty’

Saudia 'to segregate men, women' after complaints of 'flirty' attendant
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Saudia 'to segregate men, women' after complaints of 'flirty' attendant

Sunday, 4 January 2015 10:09 AM

The national airline of Saudi Arabia says a high number of men have complained of non-related males sitting near their female relatives

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Bahrain's Gulf Air set to launch two new Saudi routes
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Bahrain's Gulf Air set to launch two new Saudi routes

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 10:35 AM

National carrier announces plan to start flights to Gassim and Taif from January 10

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Saudi Arabia to open up flights to 11 new countries
Transport»

Saudi Arabia to open up flights to 11 new countries

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 1:14 PM

Kingdom is expected to sign agreements with 11 countries including Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe, Uruguay and Mauritius

Transport»

High-speed trains to be delivered to Jeddah

Sunday, 14 December 2014 12:28 PM

A unit of the new high-speed train built by Spanish manufacturer Talgo is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona's port on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia. The high-speed Haramain Railway will run seven trains between Makkah and Jeddah in one hour.

Saudia delays flight after passengers dreamt it crashed
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Saudia delays flight after passengers dreamt it crashed

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 1:14 PM

The plane was evacuated after a man stood up and claimed he dreamt it would crash

Saudi could handle 'five more airlines'
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Saudi could handle 'five more airlines'

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:10 PM

A member of the influential Shoura Council says the kingdom’s state carrier Saudia was struggling to cope with demand, while two new airlines still have not started services

Riyadh signs $2bn contract with French company to modernise bus network
Transport»

Riyadh signs $2bn contract with French company to modernise bus network

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:37 PM

French state-owned operator RATP to supply 1,000 buses as part of project

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Saudi's new $10bn high-speed rail network to run 7 services an hour
Transport»

Saudi's new $10bn high-speed rail network to run 7 services an hour

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:09 PM

Saudi Arabia’s $10bn high-speed rail between Jeddah and Makkah, already two years behind schedule, is due to begin operations by the end of 2015

Saudi king's advisors recommend lifting of ban on female drivers
Culture & Society»

Saudi king's advisors recommend lifting of ban on female drivers

Saturday, 8 November 2014 1:08 PM

Landmark move by the Shoura Council was made in secret last month, a source claims

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