Tuesday , 19 September 2017

Automotive & Transport

Etihad hub Abu Dhabi International Airport sees slower passenger growth this year

Etihad Airways’ hub Abu Dhabi International Airport expects a slowdown in the pace of passenger growth this year, the acting chief executive of operator Abu Dhabi Airports said on Monday. The United Arab Emirates’ second busiest commercial airport expects to handle “around 25 million” passengers in 2017 compared with 24.5 million in the previous year, Abdul Majeed al-Khoori told Reuters …

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JetSmarter’s Inaugural JetShuttle Flight from Dubai to London Takes off December 1st

Private Jet Booking App Reinvents First-Class Travel Connecting Three Continents as They Continue their Global Expansion JetSmarter, the world’s leading private jet company has announced today, the launch of the first-ever shared, private JetShuttle flight that will connect Europe and the Middle East, offering JetSmarter members single-seat trips on flights between Dubai and London. For the first-time in the private …

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RTA reviews experience of Netherland, Germany in smart mobility & Autonomous driving

Roads & Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: A delegation from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently visited the Dutch capital Amsterdam, and the German city Stuttgart to get familiarized with the experience of the two cities in smart mobility and autonomous driving. The move is part of the smart mobility strategy aimed at converting 25% of total …

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Nissan appoints Simon Frith as new Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

Nissan has announced that Simon Frith has been appointed to be the new Managing Director of Nissan Saudi Arabia Co., Ltd., effective June 1. Frith’s appointment will accelerate strategic decision making to further develop Nissan’s business operations in the Kingdom. He will be based in Jeddah and report to Samir Cherfan, the Managing Director of Nissan Middle East. The appointment …

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Hyundai Appoints New Head of Africa & Middle East Region

Mike Song Will Lead Regional Activities from Dubai RHQ Has 23 Years’ Experience with Hyundai Motor Company Previously Worked at Hyundai Headquarters, and in North America Carmaker Hyundai has appointed Mike Song as its new Head of Africa and Middle East Region, commencing during the second week of May. Based in the Dubai Regional Headquarters, Mr. Song will oversee operations …

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Etihad Airways appoints new General Manager for China

Etihad Airways , the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr. Peter Li as its new General Manager for China. Peter will lead the development of Etihad Airway ‘s commercial strategy and represent the Abu Dhabi based airline in China. He will be responsible for further strengthening Etihad Airways ‘ partnerships with travel trade partners and corporate …

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Immense Potential of $80 Billion African Aviation Market in the Spotlight at Inaugural Event in Dubai

Immense Potential of $80 Billion African Aviation Market in the Spotlight at Inaugural Event in Dubai. First-ever Aviation Africa to bring together world’s leading airlines, ministers and authorities including IATA, Rwandair, CAA Ghana, to discuss untapped market’s significant opportunities. Aviation Africa 2015 (http://www.aviationafrica.aero) which opens on 10th May at Le Meridien Hotel, Dubai will underscore the immense potential of the …

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Evergreen Apple Nigeria to launch new name and branding at EBACE 2014

Evergreen Apple Nigeria will be presenting a new look and feel for the company at this year’s European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE). It will be announcing a new name, “EAN Aviation” and promoting a revamped brand to exhibition attendees on the AfBAA booth 5542. Initially known as Evergreen Apple Nigeria, the brand refresh has been implemented following an …

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Etihad airways honoured for employee learning and development at MENA HR excellence awards 2014

Wissam Hachem, Etihad Airways Vice President Learning and Development (right), collects the Distinction in Learning and Development award from His Excellency Dr Omar Al Nuaimi, Assistant Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Labour, and Sophie Le Ray, naseba group CEO. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, received two prestigious accolades for its employee training and development …

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RJ adds Lagos and Accra to route network starting July 3

Royal Jordanian announced that it will add two new destinations to its route network, Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria and Accra, the capital of Ghana, starting July 3, 2013. President/CEO Amer Hadidi said that the company is following an expansion strategy to find new tourism and travel markets in different countries around the world in order to boost tourism …

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