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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port all set to become world’s largestGulfRetail

Abu Dhabi Ports has announced a major expansion plan for its Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone to accommodate more industries.* The 100 sq km...

Third Airbus plane arrives in IranGulfRetail

An Airbus A330 airliner arrived in Tehran on Saturday, the third of 200 Western-built passenger aircraft ordered by IranAir following the lifting of sanctions...

Controversial US electronics ban sends ME airlines into tailspinGulfRetail

The Trump administration has once again targeted Middle Eastern travellers to the US. Now, passengers traveling from eight Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East...

Ford keeps family in mindGulfRetail

Industry study finds affluent Gen-Xers flocking to the 365-horsepower Explorer Sport, shown here in Magnetic Metallic. (Image supplied)* Ford discovers car feature that mothers need...

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...

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...

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, 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 says Europe, India, Turkey to lead growth in 2017GulfRetail

A container ship being unloaded at Centerm container terminal, Vancouver, Canada. AlamyPorts operator DP World said on Tuesday it expected 2017 growth to be...

Etihad sees challenging year as passenger growth slowsGulfRetail

Etihad sees challenging year as passenger growth slowsFebruary 9, 2017 10:23 am Etihad Airways faces “another challenging year”, Group Chief Executive James Hogan said on...