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Qatar Airways flight diverted over suspected engine leak
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Qatar Airways flight diverted over suspected engine leak

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:21 PM

Aircraft was travelling from Doha to Australia when the pilot decided to divert to Colombo

Saudi introduces new licence for those transporting kids to school
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Saudi introduces new licence for those transporting kids to school

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:08 PM

Inspections to be carried out near schools to ensure compliance with new regulations

Qatar Airways launches 787 Dreamliner service to Vienna
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Qatar Airways launches 787 Dreamliner service to Vienna

Monday, 1 September 2014 5:11 PM

Doha-based carrier says introduction will add 92% more capacity to respond to increase in demand

Emirates says airline is not interested in Qantas investment
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Emirates says airline is not interested in Qantas investment

Monday, 1 September 2014 4:10 PM

Senior exec at Dubai-based airline says investment does not fit with company's strategy

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100th anniversary of Swiss Air Forces

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:06 PM

The Swiss Air Force celebrates 100 years of existence with two air shows being organised in Switzerland during 2014. The first, AIR14 airshow, started on August 30, 2014, in Payerne, western Switzerland.

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Czech car firm mobilises the disabled

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:04 PM

Czech engineers want to expand production of 'Elbee', the vehicle designed for disabled persons in wheelchairs to increase their mobility and maximise their independence.

Exclusive: Cable car to Dubai's The World is
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Exclusive: Cable car to Dubai's The World is "most economical" option

Monday, 1 September 2014 9:31 AM

A study commissioned by The Heart of Europe developer has found a cable car connecting the manmade island project is the best transport option & has initial gov’t support

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Bahrain's Gulf Air says losses cut by 30% in H1
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Bahrain's Gulf Air says losses cut by 30% in H1

Sunday, 31 August 2014 5:25 PM

Bahrain's national carrier also announces that revenues rise by 10% in first six months of 2014

Bahrain floats tender to expand international airport
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Bahrain floats tender to expand international airport

Sunday, 31 August 2014 1:35 PM

Ministry of Transport invites construction contractors to prequalify for modernisation project

Dubai Int'l runway closure leads to 2.9% drop in July passengers
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Dubai Int'l runway closure leads to 2.9% drop in July passengers

Sunday, 31 August 2014 1:35 PM

Operator says airport passenger numbers remained about 5m mark for the 19th straight month

Egypt to issue certificates to finance Suez Canal
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Egypt to issue certificates to finance Suez Canal

Sunday, 31 August 2014 10:57 AM

Project includes the development of 76,000 sq km around the canal into an international industrial and logistics hub

CEO of Bahrain's Gulf Air hails 'remarkable growth' in H1
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CEO of Bahrain's Gulf Air hails 'remarkable growth' in H1

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Maher bin Salman bin Jabur Al-Massallam admits he still can't says when airline will return to profitability

Emirates inks deal to develop relationship with Nigeria's Arik Air
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Emirates inks deal to develop relationship with Nigeria's Arik Air

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

New agreement will explore potential of codeshare arrangements with West African airline

flydubai says to add three new routes to East Africa
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flydubai says to add three new routes to East Africa

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Dubai's low-cost carrier to launch flights to cities in Burundi, Uganda and Rwanda in September

Gulftainer says Sharjah terminal volumes up 14% in H1
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Gulftainer says Sharjah terminal volumes up 14% in H1

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:03 AM

Terminal operator says growth is driven in part by robust UAE-East Africa trade route


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    UAE teens among the highest for obesity rates

    Everyone in UAE knows that biggest is best.

    UAE may not light up the international league tables in standard of living, education standards, press... more

    Friday, 29 August 2014 4:20 PM - Proud UAEer
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    Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids

    perhaps the unemployed saudi men or the millions of women who are not allowed to work could pick up a broom and start sweeping their own houses. more

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 3:28 PM - nice
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    Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate

    Surprisingly the only studies that show a negative financial impact of the smoking ban on the hospitality industry are sponsored by tobacco companies ... more

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 4:19 PM - Telcoguy
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    World's most pierced man refused entry to the UAE

    Tolerance has its limits everywhere including Dubai and those who considered Dubai a lawless circus were held accountable...so thank you Dubai authorities... more

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:51 PM - Khalil
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    Baby NOT on board?

    Some of you cry babies need to get your own personal apartments on the plane ! You cry more then the babies I have seen in my travels. LOL more

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 9:10 AM - Jim
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    Israel “must be punished” over Gaza, says Dubai police chief

    This high moral ground that Mick is talking abt sound very familiar. May I remind Mick that the US & its British ally alone killed over 1 million innocent... more

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 4:12 PM - Mathew