UAE to introduce TIR

The UAE is to introduce the TIR System across its territory. The guarantee agreement was signed by acting director general of Abu Dhabi Customs, HE Mohammed Khadim Al Hameli, and President of IRU Member Association, the Automobile & Touring Club of the United Arab Emirates (ATCUAE), Dr Mohammed Ben Sulayem on 24 June. Dubai and Abu Dabi customs will benefit initially from TIR and similar agreements with the remaining five Emirates ... [+]

DHL invests for Middle East expansion

DHL Express is investing US$177 million in new facilities in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE over the next two years with new facilities and gateways in Saudi Arabia, a new country office in Cairo, and its biggest ground operations facility in the region in Dubai. Nour Suliman, CEO, Middle East and ... [+]

DB Schenker signs UAE rail deal

DB Schenker Rail has signed a joint venture with Etihad Rail to operate and maintain the UAE's new national freight and passenger railway network. Etihad Rail DB will manage operations for Stage One of the Etihad Rail network, transporting sulphur from Shah and Habshan to the port of Ruwais for ... [+]

UAE airline ceases operations

RAK Airways – the national airline of the emirate of Ras Al Kaimah in the UAE – suspended its operatjions on 1 January “until further notice”. It blamed “market conditions, increased operating costs and the impact of the regional political instability on the overall aviation industry.” RAK Airways operated cargo ... [+]

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