1. FlightStats has announced the winners of the FlightStats 2012 On-time Performance Service Awards. Airlines are recognised for delivering the highest percentage of flights to their arrival gates within 15 minutes of the scheduled arrival time. This ranking looks at ‘Major International Airlines', those that fly a significant number of trans-oceanic or international flights spanning at least three continents with at least 30,000 flights operated annually. This year’s winner in this category was JAL, with a score of 90.35%. (Getty Images)
After a decade as director-general of the Dubai Land Department, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren says he is acting fast to improve regulation of the real estate industry and ensure it remains a thriving part of the emirate’s economy. He explains why he is adamant investors will keep coming.