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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Dubai government, companies team up with IBM on blockchain projectGulfRetail

Dubai, one of the world’s largest trading hubs, has linked up with IBM to launch a scheme using blockchain computing technology to process transactions...

DP World 2016 gross container volumes up 2.2 per cent like-for-likeGulfRetail

DP World 2016 gross container volumes up 2.2 per cent like-for-likeFebruary 7, 2017 11:05 am Ports operator DP World on Tuesday reported full-year 2016 gross...

Dubai government finalising $3 billion airport expansion loanGulfRetail

Dubai is finalising a $3 billion, seven-year syndicated loan needed to back the expansion of Al Maktoum International Airport and plans to sign the...

Qatar Airways launches longest flight by flying timeGulfRetail

Qatar Airways launches longest flight by flying timeFebruary 5, 2017 12:57 pm Qatar Airways launched its first service to Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday with...

Saudi’s flynas to buy Airbus aircraft worth $8.6 billionGulfRetail

Saudi’s flynas to buy Airbus aircraft worth $8.6 billionJanuary 12, 2017 10:17 am Saudi Arabia’s flynas has struck a deal with Airbus to buy planes...

Iran sees arrival of first Western plane ordered after sanctions liftedGulfRetail

An Airbus passenger plane landed in Tehran on Thursday, the first of 200 Western-built aircraft ordered by IranAir following the lifting of sanctions on...

Saudi’s flynas orders 80 Airbus A320neo jetsGulfRetail

Flynas (Hi Fly) Airbus A330-322, Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, England. (Image: Alamy)* flynas-Airbus deal worth $8.6 billion * 60 new Airbus A320neo narrow body...

Emirates to open up Dubai luxury lounges to lower-tier frequent flyersGulfRetail

Emirates is opening up its lounges at its Dubai hub to lower-tier frequent flyer members in what is the latest move by the world’s...

Saudi Arabian Airlines budget unit to fly leased Airbus A320sGulfRetail

Saudi Arabian Airlines budget unit Flyadeal to fly leased Airbus A320sJanuary 17, 2017 10:49 am Saudi Arabian Airlines’ budget carrier Flyadeal will lease six Airbus...

Etihad, Lufthansa in merger talks?GulfRetail

* Etihad consider taking a 30-40 percent stake in Lufthansa – paper * Two airlines would look at a full-blown merger to create a...