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Saudi Arabia said to be in talks with US for $1bn warships deal
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Saudi Arabia said to be in talks with US for $1bn warships deal

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 8:09 PM

Sources say Gulf kingdom could reach agreement by end of year to buy two warships built by Lockheed Martin

Saudia launches planes painted with tourism landmarks
Transport»

Saudia launches planes painted with tourism landmarks

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 2:19 PM

Aircraft are intended to promote the Gulf kingdom’s tourism industry domestically and internationally

Two pilots killed in helicopter crash on Saudi-Yemen border
Transport»

Two pilots killed in helicopter crash on Saudi-Yemen border

Saturday, 22 August 2015 2:55 PM

An aid organisation & Houthis also claim dozens have been killed in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen

Plane in crash that killed bin Laden family members was nearly 40% over speed limit
Transport»

Plane in crash that killed bin Laden family members was nearly 40% over speed limit

Thursday, 13 August 2015 11:23 AM

The private jet was travelling 42 knots over the recommended speed for landing, preliminary investigations by Saudi and British aviation experts reveal.

Two Saudi aircraft collide at Jeddah airport
Transport»

Two Saudi aircraft collide at Jeddah airport

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 3:04 PM

Two Saudi Arabian Airlines aircraft are slightly damaged at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

Saudis increasingly opting for private jets over scheduled flights
Transport»

Saudis increasingly opting for private jets over scheduled flights

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 1:02 PM

Kingdom's congested airline market has led to greater growth in charter flights than commercial bookings, official regulator figures show

Saudia launches first direct Riyadh-LA flight
Transport»

Saudia launches first direct Riyadh-LA flight

Thursday, 6 August 2015 11:42 AM

At 16 hours, the flight is one of the longest in commercial aviation history

Saudi royal invests in private jets smartphone app
Banking & Finance»

Saudi royal invests in private jets smartphone app

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdullaziz Al Saud backs JetSmarter which aims to make private jets more accessible to travellers

First direct road linking Oman-Saudi nearly complete
Transport»

First direct road linking Oman-Saudi nearly complete

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:17 PM

The 680-km road will cut out detours via the UAE & reduce border crossings from four to one, according to Al Shabiba

New $1.2bn Saudi airport 'of special significance' - analysts
Transport»

New $1.2bn Saudi airport 'of special significance' - analysts

Friday, 24 July 2015 1:14 AM

Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah will drive more privatisation in aviation sector, says Frost & Sullivan

Saudi arms shipment arrives in Yemen's Aden airport
Transport»

Saudi arms shipment arrives in Yemen's Aden airport

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 4:50 PM

Aircraft lands as Saudi-backed militiamen exchanges heavy artillery fire with their Houthi foes

Spain's Talgo says $201m Saudi trains deal cancelled
Transport»

Spain's Talgo says $201m Saudi trains deal cancelled

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 6:24 PM

Company does not give explanation for contract blow; share price tumbles 12% after announcement

Saudi shipper says Q2 profit doubles on bigger fleet, higher rates
Transport»

Saudi shipper says Q2 profit doubles on bigger fleet, higher rates

Monday, 13 July 2015 5:24 PM

National Shipping Company says it made more than $91m in the three months to June 30

Consortium named preferred bidder for Makkah Metro deal
Transport»

Consortium named preferred bidder for Makkah Metro deal

Saturday, 11 July 2015 1:15 AM

Spain's Isolux Corsan says set to sign contract to deliver lines B and C of major transport project

Construction starts on $10bn Riyadh Metro project
Transport»

Construction starts on $10bn Riyadh Metro project

Thursday, 9 July 2015 1:57 PM

Six-line network is expected to be one of the largest in the world and carry 400,000 passengers daily


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