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Why you should not be afraid to fly

After the recent unfortunate events that have occurred in the aviation industry, Kippreport looks into the safety of flying.

July 30, 2014 5:15
 
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Saudi Airline catering unit IPO seeks $350 million

The catering unit of Saudi Arabian Airlines is seeking to raise 1.3 billion riyals ($350 million) by floating 30 percent of its shares, the prospectus showed as the initial public offer opened to retail investors on Monday.

June 18, 2012 6:08
 
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READY FOR TAKE OFF: The world’s first intercontinental solar plane completes successful maiden trip

A solar energy plane landed in Morocco on Tuesday, completing the world's first intercontinental flight powered by the sun to show the potential for pollution-free air travel.

June 6, 2012 2:45
 
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France-UAE talks over Rafale stalled -report

Negotiations between France and the United Arab Emirates over the potential sale of 60 Rafale warplanes to the Gulf nation have "stalled", La Tribune newspaper reported on Tuesday.

May 30, 2012 12:46
 
Ready for Take Off: An aviation round-up

Ready for Take Off: An aviation round-up

The skies is the limit as Etihad announces a 28 % increase in revenue in Q1, Dubai Duty Free says sales are up 14% and the IATA says Middle East aviation has "now fully recovered" from the recession.

April 4, 2012 2:55
 
Middle East airlines ‘unstoppable’ – Emirates Executive

Middle East airlines ‘unstoppable’ – Emirates Executive

A top Emirates executive has delivered a warning to Europe's struggling airlines that they could lose more business to booming Middle East carriers as they pay the price of years of political neglect.

March 12, 2012 3:49
 
Qatar backs Airbus, Boeing over production flaws

Qatar backs Airbus, Boeing over production flaws

The head of Qatar Airways, usually one of the aircraft industry's fiercest critics, expressed confidence that Airbus and Boeing would resolve a series of high-profile glitches but warned against further production delays.

March 8, 2012 3:43
 
Flying Shoppers: Dubai hopes airline passengers could ease its debt burden

Flying Shoppers: Dubai hopes airline passengers could ease its debt burden

With its bank credit scarce, Dubai is planning to raise at least $500 million by issuing bonds secured against future revenues of Dubai Duty Free. Will shopping save the day?

March 6, 2012 2:18
 
All systems go: Dubai focuses on stronger aviation business

All systems go: Dubai focuses on stronger aviation business

With the Middle East’s aviation industry fast becoming the world’s strongest and Dubai’s need for more revenue generation, the emirate is banking on its aviation industry as a solid net.

March 6, 2012 12:55
 
Royal Jordanian January passenger traffic up 25 percent year-on-year

Royal Jordanian January passenger traffic up 25 percent year-on-year

Royal Jordanian said on Sunday passenger traffic rose 25 percent in January from a year earlier despite the impact of regional unrest on the aviation industry.

February 27, 2012 12:50
 
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