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Budget carrier AirAsia in talks to launch Dubai flights
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Budget carrier AirAsia in talks to launch Dubai flights

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 9:06 PM

Chief exec Tony Fernandes says Malaysian airline is in discussions with Dubai aviation authorities

MidEast carriers post 7.8% cargo growth in August
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MidEast carriers post 7.8% cargo growth in August

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 6:05 PM

IATA says growth seen by regional airlines is lower than year-to-date average of 9.6%

Abu Dhabi Int'l posts 24.8% rise in August passenger traffic
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Abu Dhabi Int'l posts 24.8% rise in August passenger traffic

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:38 PM

Airport operator says Bangkok, London Heathrow, Doha, Manila, and Bahrain are top routes during month

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Emirates Airline celebrates more flights to Iran

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:48 PM

Dubai's Emirates Airline made a one-off flight to the Iranian capital, for the first time with its flagship Airbus A380 plane, to celebrate its recent introduction of more flights on the route.

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'Ask the crew' Emirates series: Recruitment

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:45 PM

In their third video, Kate and Richard, Emirates Cabin Crew, are back to talk about the recruitment process.

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Japan's "bullet train" turns 50

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:44 PM

It was 50 years ago that Japan first introduced the world to the bullet train, also known as Shinkansen. The country's high-speed rail network helped transport Japan to the top tier of world economies.

Dubai port operator DP World mulls free zone in Senegal
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Dubai port operator DP World mulls free zone in Senegal

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:14 PM

Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem did not provide specifics but said the firm was very bullish on Africa in general

Dubai Police in crackdown on speeding watercrafts
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Dubai Police in crackdown on speeding watercrafts

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:06 PM

Hand-held radar guns to catch speeding jet skiers, boats in Dubai. Fines start from $544

UAE airline owner blacklisted over claims he aided the Assad regime
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UAE airline owner blacklisted over claims he aided the Assad regime

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 11:46 AM

The US has accused MidEast businessman Jaideep Mirchandani of aiding the Syrian and Iranian gov’ts

Germany examines Etihad, Air Berlin codeshare plans
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Germany examines Etihad, Air Berlin codeshare plans

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 8:37 PM

Move is described by German airline as an attempt to reinterpret a bilateral air transport agreement with the UAE

Dubai Metro to extend hours for GITEX Shopper show
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Dubai Metro to extend hours for GITEX Shopper show

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 6:39 PM

Dubai's transport system will run for four extra hours from 10am to midnight on Friday to cope with expected rush of visitors

Saudi Electricity signs $682m deals to power Riyadh metro
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Saudi Electricity signs $682m deals to power Riyadh metro

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 5:02 PM

Seven contracts are to build stations and lay cables for the rail system in the Saudi capital

Etihad Rail to launch next phase of $11bn UAE rail network
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Etihad Rail to launch next phase of $11bn UAE rail network

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 4:28 PM

Acting CEO says set to secure gov't funding for 628km stage to connect ports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai with the Saudi and Omani borders

Airbus A350 wins European safety approval
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Airbus A350 wins European safety approval

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 4:21 PM

New aircraft is due to enter service with Qatar Airways before the end of this year

Dubai's Emirates inks deal to manage African carrier
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Dubai's Emirates inks deal to manage African carrier

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 3:11 PM

Agreement does not include equity stake in Angolan flag carrier TAAG

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