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Emirates to appeal against Milan-New York route ban
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Emirates to appeal against Milan-New York route ban

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:52 PM

Airline wins temporary suspension of ban, pending the outcome of an appeal process

Culture & Society»

Ferry sinks off South Korea

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:45 PM

A ferry carrying about 470 passengers has sunk off the coast of South Korea’s Jindo Island. The ferry, identified as the Sewol, was carrying hundreds of people including students and teachers when it submerged after running aground. At the time of going to press three people had been confirmed dead, with more than 100 still unaccounted for.

Culture & Society»

Scores rescued from sinking South Korean ship

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:39 PM

Dozens of rescue ships have rescued scores of passengers from a ferry after it sank off the coast of South Korea. More than 100 people remain missing as the search continues in the area, and at least one person has been confirmed dead.

Etihad, Fiji Airways sign codesharing agreement
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Etihad, Fiji Airways sign codesharing agreement

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:00 AM

Abu Dhabi carrier's revenue from codeshare and equity partners increased by 23% to $223m in Q1

Royal Jordanian mulls Libya flights suspension after kidnapping
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Royal Jordanian mulls Libya flights suspension after kidnapping

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 4:57 PM

Airline says it is closely monitoring situation; will take 'appropriate decision' regarding Libyan ops

Dubai to launch water taxis to Great Britain island on The World
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Dubai to launch water taxis to Great Britain island on The World

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 4:08 PM

Owner Safi Qureshi will soon unveil "exciting plans" for the island, located 4km off the emirate's coastline

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Over 40.5m passengers ride Dubai Metro in Q1
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Over 40.5m passengers ride Dubai Metro in Q1

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 3:58 PM

More than 7m extra users travel on Dubai's rail system compared to the first quarter of 2013

Air Arabia says to start RAK operations from May 6
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Air Arabia says to start RAK operations from May 6

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 2:59 PM

Low cost carrier takes over from RAK Airways which suspended its services earlier this year

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Dubai plans infrastructure to promote use of electric cars
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Dubai plans infrastructure to promote use of electric cars

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:33 PM

State utility DEWA set to install 100 charging stations across Dubai as part of Smart City initiative

Dubai Tram set to start second phase of testing
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Dubai Tram set to start second phase of testing

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:33 PM

$1bn transport project to begin trials between Marina Towers, Mina Seyahi, Media City, Palm Jumeirah on Wednesday

Etihad records 27% revenue growth in Q1
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Etihad records 27% revenue growth in Q1

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:51 AM

Abu Dhabi carrier hailed record cargo and passenger growth for revenue of $1.4bn

Emirates launches first A380 simulator in the Middle East
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Emirates launches first A380 simulator in the Middle East

Monday, 14 April 2014 2:28 PM

New attraction has opened alongside airline's 10th Emirates Official Store at The Dubai Mall

Qatar Airways plans to launch Dreamliner on Moscow route
Travel & Hospitality»

Qatar Airways plans to launch Dreamliner on Moscow route

Monday, 14 April 2014 1:20 PM

Carrier says move is part of strategy to upgrade services to Russian capital city from September 1

Revealed: Airlines due to operate from DWC during Dubai Int’l runway upgrade
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Revealed: Airlines due to operate from DWC during Dubai Int’l runway upgrade

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:40 AM

A total of 14 airlines will fly from the emirate’s second airport during 80-day period

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Emirates air stewardess caught trying to smuggle 13kg of gold
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Emirates air stewardess caught trying to smuggle 13kg of gold

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:25 AM

The off-duty flight attendant concealed the precious metal in her hand luggage on a flight to India

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