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Saudi airline takes delivery of first Dreamliners from Boeing
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Saudi airline takes delivery of first Dreamliners from Boeing

Saturday, 6 February 2016 12:58 AM

National carrier Saudia says third 787-9 aircraft is set to be received next week as part of order placed in 2010

Airline battle brews in Gulf as Iran eyes regional hub role
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Airline battle brews in Gulf as Iran eyes regional hub role

Thursday, 4 February 2016 12:09 PM

$27bn jet order sends signals to Gulf rivals, but hub plans depend on progress in expanding airport

New era for Saudi Arabia's aviation sector
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New era for Saudi Arabia's aviation sector

Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:56 AM

Saudi Arabia’s aviation market has been one of the most highly regulated in the world for seven decades, but recent public appearances by two new airlines indicate a new era is imminent. Neil Halligan reports

Saudi, Bahrain, Iran airlines squeezed by diplomatic tensions
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Saudi, Bahrain, Iran airlines squeezed by diplomatic tensions

Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:51 AM

Regional tensions are causing airlines in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Bahrain to lose millions of dollars in revenue

Saudi Arabia’s Flynas in talks with Boeing, Airbus for 100 Jets
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Saudi Arabia’s Flynas in talks with Boeing, Airbus for 100 Jets

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:38 AM

Low-cost carrier CEO Paul Byrne says the airline planes to buy its own fleet over next six years

Saudi Arabia to grant first licence in airline shake-up by end-March
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Saudi Arabia to grant first licence in airline shake-up by end-March

Friday, 22 January 2016 1:08 AM

Saudi Gulf Airlines is set to obtain regulatory approvals to launch flights as kingdom opens up aviation sector

Saudi-backed shipping line UASC resumes Iran business
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Saudi-backed shipping line UASC resumes Iran business

Thursday, 21 January 2016 1:27 PM

Kuwait-based firm takes decision despite deep-seated political rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia, one of its main shareholders

Uber sees 2016 Saudi growth surge as women need rides
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Uber sees 2016 Saudi growth surge as women need rides

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 8:45 PM

Ride-sharing service is aiming for growth of 50-60% in trips per month in Gulf kingdom this year

Jeddah airport faces “grave challenge” as passenger traffic rises to 30m in 2015
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Jeddah airport faces “grave challenge” as passenger traffic rises to 30m in 2015

Sunday, 17 January 2016 3:37 PM

Increasing amount of air traffic movement has left it three times over what it was designed to manage

Cash is king for Uber users in Saudi Arabia
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Cash is king for Uber users in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 14 January 2016 1:47 PM

Taxi firm is growing in popularity in Gulf kingdom since introduction of cash option for drivers

Saudi halts 150 flights carrying pilgrims from Iran, as crisis widens
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Saudi halts 150 flights carrying pilgrims from Iran, as crisis widens

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 5:11 PM

While Riyadh said pilgrimages would not be impacted by the severing of ties, separate sources say Saudi has closed Iran's haj office in the kingdom

Alwaleed-backed app firm signs $500m deal for 'self-driving' cars
Banking & Finance»

Alwaleed-backed app firm signs $500m deal for 'self-driving' cars

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 3:51 PM

Lyft, a major rival to Uber in the US, has struck the deal with General Motors

Saudi regulator says airport privatisation open to foreigners
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Saudi regulator says airport privatisation open to foreigners

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 3:48 PM

King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi's busiest airport, will be privatised in Q2 2017

Mid-air fight causes ministers' Riyadh flight to be cancelled
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Mid-air fight causes ministers' Riyadh flight to be cancelled

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 11:59 AM

A plane carrying three Egyptian ministers to the Saudi capital was forced to turn back after a fight broke out

Qatar-backed Uber runs into opposition in Saudi Arabia
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Qatar-backed Uber runs into opposition in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 11:04 AM

Officials complain that drivers using apps lack the necessary regulatory permits to operate in Saudi Arabia


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