Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
No words can describe this April 17, your captions will
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Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image
On our sixth birthday, we are all about pictures. So here is our #mydubai offering. Using zoom.it, explore the city.
Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3
British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.
In pictures: Miele puts art in coffee making
Miele has devoted itself to the art of preparing the black liquid with its beautifully designed coffee machines, living up to its mantra of turning kitchens into cafés.
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April 6, 2014
More than 1,000 industry executives to attend, with astronaut Buzz Aldrin also in attendance.
April 6, 2014
First class is no longer enough for wealthy travellers, forcing airlines to up the ante once more. But, the new mode of VIP travel has little to do with fancy meals or comfy chairs.
April 2, 2014
Saudi Arabia is ramping up its tourism infrastructure, including airports and hotels, to cater to the rising demand from both domestic and foreign tourists.
March 11, 2014
Accessing the web is now such a part of many people’s lives that being disconnected for hours while airborne is a serious concern. Carriers are plugging in to demand and increasingly offering internet services on their aircraft.
March 8, 2014
Carriers defend their policies on pregnancy and marriage. Emirates has a policy whereby female cabin crew who become pregnant in the first three years have to leave.
February 25, 2014
New Hamad International airport set to be opened in two stages between budget and full-service airlines.
February 20, 2014
Kuwait Airways and Saudi Airlines strive to modernise their fleet, but still face hurdles to catch up with the big three: Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates.
February 19, 2014
Qatar Airways' plan to fly a daily all business class aircraft between Doha and London is food for thought for its Gulf rivals.
December 29, 2013
This year’s top 10 included three lounges from Middle East airlines.
December 26, 2013
Qatar Airways will fly four times a week to Hangzhou, which is its seventh route in China.
December 10, 2013
The Middle East is predicted to lead global aviation industry growth over the next three years.
December 1, 2013
Etihad Airways’ premium offerings helped it win accolades at the World Travel Awards, giving the Abu Dhabi carrier a boost in the fast-growing upmarket segment.
November 22, 2013
Three of the best business class airline seats on offer.
November 19, 2013
Rolls-Royce will support Mubadala in establishing a Trent XWB engine maintenance, repair and overhaul facility, which will be the first in the Middle East.