A change in the speed limit on a certain portion of route E66 of Dubai was announced by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The reason for the change in speed limit results from a number of accidents that happened on the highway of late.
For the Abu Dhabi Ports, the year 2014 proved to be an excellent year as they celebrated a grand year for cargo handling. The Khalifa Port Container Terminal, run and operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals witnessed a record 6 per cent rise in throughput while the volumes of bulk and general cargo increased by thirty seven percent when compared to the figures of 2013 figures.
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Indian politician Subramanian Swamy has filed a petition in Supreme Court of India against the Etihad – Jet Aiways deal. The court has accepted the petition and the deal between two airlines will get delayed as the court will decide further course of action on the case.
Australian Authorities have cleared the proposal of Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways to buy stake in Virgin Australia. Etihad Airways expects better revenue and strengthened position with higher stake in Virgin Australia.
The increase in number of commercial licenses issued in Abu Dhabi point towards a higher commercial activity. The number of commercial licenses issued in first quarter of 2012 crossed 2000 mark.
The total number of commercial licenses issued has reached 105,953. 17,866 business owners renewed their commercial licenses during first quarter. 2161 new licenses were issued during the first quarter.
Abu Dhabi Media and BSkyB joint venture Sky News Arabia kicked off with 24-hour Arabic news channel.
Based in Abu Dhabi, Sky News Arabia will compete with Al-Jazeera and Dubai based Al-Arabiya.
Sky News Arabia Chairman Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber said that the region needs more coverage and with rising number of subscribers in the region, the timing to launch a new channel seems perfect.
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