Transport

Qatar’s Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’, announced that the fourth phase of road development works on C-Ring Road, may affect residents and businesses in the area serviced by the new Salata junction until Al Kinana junction and the stretch from the Centre Roundabout until just before Al Asiri...
Saudi Arabia’s stock index TASI fell by 0.05 per cent to 10,588.26 points on Thursday, Aug. 14. The Mediterranean and Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance Co. surged nine per cent to hit SAR47, closing the week as a top gainer. The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, also known as Bahri, gained 1...
A delegation from the Dubai Courts has recently visited the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to review the best governmental practices adopted by the RTA in strategic planning, in the context of mutual visits methodology adopted by the RTA to share expertise and knowledge with government...
Contracts for 15 municipal development projects in a number of provinces have been signed by Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Prince Mansour bin Miteb. The projects, which are worth SR893.68m, seek to provide safe utilities to citizens and residents, Arab News reported. The contracts include...
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that its smart kiosks have received about 73 thousand transactions since the inauguration of the service last December, and plans are being hatched to step up the capacity of these kiosks by adding a number of other services. The move is part of RTA...
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has boosted its capacity to America’s third largest city, Chicago, with the start of daily non-stop flights. The Dubai-Chicago non-stop service, launched last week and operated by a Boeing 777-200LR, offers nearly 120 tons of belly-hold cargo...
Agility, a leading global logistics provider, ranks No. 65 on Forbes’ recently released 2014 Top 500 Companies in the Arab World and comes in at No. 2 in the magazine’s 15-company Transport sector. “The Forbes ranking is further recognition of our achievements in providing an exceptionally high...
As part of its expansion and growth plans, Wared Logistics, a joint venture between Zahid Group Holding and Saudi Binladin Group, has signed a contract to buy 75,000 square meters of land in the Industrial Valley Phase 2 of King Abdullah Economic City to provide exclusive logistic services for KAEC...
Passenger traffic growth slowed down for the month of June 2014, Asia-Pacific airports recorded a year-on-year increase of +3.3% while airports in the Middle East posted an increase of +4.4%. Traffic growth for June 2014 showed mixed results across reporting airports. Among the top five airports,...
Etihad Cargo, the freight division of United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Etihad Airways, has unveiled a new Equine service called SkyStables, targeted at customers around the world wishing to transport horses and other similar species by air. Supervised by expert managers, SkyStables offers owners...
Oman has awarded a three-year OR1.5m ($4m) contract to Hill International, a leader in managing construction risk to provide project management services for the construction of sections 1 and 2 of a six-lane highway, Trade Arabia reported. The OR432m ($1.1bn) Bidbid – Sur Road project includes nine...
INTERNATIONAL. Nigeria and South Africa dominate the infrastructure market; A substantial increase in spending in the basic manufacturing sector is expected in sub-Saharan Africa.
UAE. New Discovery Sport entering final development phase, with prototype fleets testing globally; Land Rover is the first global partner of pioneering commercial spaceline Virgin Galactic.
UAE. UAE. Infrastructure project awards across the GCC are forecast to exceed US$ 86 billion in 2014, as rail projects take centre stage.
EGYPT. Egypt plans to dig a new channel parallel to the Suez Canal in an US$8.4 billion venture to boost capacity at the vital global waterway, marking a new era of regeneration after the 2011 revolution.
UAE. Food Logistics Middle East, a specialised show within Gulfood Manufacturing, to highlight current trends and solutions for effective implementation in the Sector.
Abu Dhabi carrier says services to Iraqi city have been stopped with immediate effect
Dubai Maritime City Authority says move will help to improve safety along the UAE coastline
The Heart of Europe developer exploring possibilities with plane operator Seawings
Regional carriers report another month of double-digit growth as they outperform rest of the world
New planes, new destinations and upgraded airports are all in the frame for Alitalia after agreement with Abu Dhabi airline
Dubai-based airline announces that it will halt services to capital of Iraqi Kurdistan from August 12
Latest IATA data reveals region's carriers are expanding services to fast-growing emerging markets such as Uganda and Mexico
The 60-year-old reportedly became ill during the Jeddah-Cairo flight and died shortly before landing
Aircraft was escorted into Manchester Airport by military jets after passenger gave crew a note claiming there was a bomb on board
A Saudi Arabian Airlines plane become bogged in mud after attempting to take-off following heavy rain
Aircraft was escorted into Manchester Airport by Royal Air Force military jets

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