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Saudi Arabia to open up flights to 11 new countries
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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Saudi gov’t plane intercepted by Indonesia fighter jets
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Saudi gov’t plane intercepted by Indonesia fighter jets

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 10:20 AM

Air force ordered the Saudi aircraft to land after it violated its airspace en route to Australia

Transport»

InPics: Riyadh Metro

Sunday, 2 November 2014 12:19 PM

Saudi Arabian capital is in a race against time to complete its $22.5 billion metro public transportation project in four years. Construction began a year ago but has accelerated in the last few weeks to the frustration of drivers facing detours and lane-closures.

Playing by the numbers: Saudi Arabian Airlines
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Playing by the numbers: Saudi Arabian Airlines

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:35 AM

Why is Saudia only mentioned as an afterthought when one talks about the big GCC carriers? We investigate

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Saudi budget carrier suspends long-haul services
Transport»

Saudi budget carrier suspends long-haul services

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 8:48 PM

Chief executive of flynas says profits on the routes have not met expectations

UN aviation body urges Saudi Arabia to improve safety
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UN aviation body urges Saudi Arabia to improve safety

Monday, 27 October 2014 10:31 AM

Saudi aviation authorities have been urged to upgrade systems to international standards, a week after it was revealed the kingdom’s mid-air crash risk is seven times higher than world average

Power and profits
Transport»

Power and profits

Sunday, 26 October 2014 9:21 AM

The most influential members of the Gulf’s largest expatriate community

Transport»

InPicture: The GCC’s 100 Most Powerful Indians 2014

Sunday, 26 October 2014 9:21 AM

We present the most influential men and women of Indian origin who are making a difference in the GCC’s business and industry today.

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Indian power means UAE power
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Indian power means UAE power

Sunday, 26 October 2014 9:19 AM

We present the most influential men and women of Indian origin who are making a difference in the UAE’s business and industry today.

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