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Uber buys rival Careem in $3.1 billion deal to dominate ride-hailing in Middle East

4:24pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO/DUBAI Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc will spend $3.1 billion to acquire Middle East rival Careem, buying dominance in a competitive region ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering. | Video

Bahrain to use Huawei in 5G rollout despite U.S. warnings

9:23am EDT

DUBAI Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.

Bahrain to use Huawei in 5G rollout despite U.S. warnings

7:45am EDT

DUBAI, March 26 Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.

Saudi's Flyadeal to decide on Boeing 737 MAX order after crash investigations

Mar 15 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal will wait until investigations into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes are completed before deciding whether to proceed with a signed order for 30 of the jets, its chief executive said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Saudi's Flyadeal to decide on Boeing 737 MAX order after crash investigations

Mar 15 2019

DUBAI, March 15 Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal will wait until investigations into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes are completed before deciding whether to proceed with a signed order for 30 of the jets, its chief executive said on Friday.

Airlines keep calm and carry on after Boeing jet groundings

Mar 13 2019

SINGAPORE/DUBAI Groundings of brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets have sent shockwaves through global aviation after a crash in Ethiopia, but many airlines are managing to keep to schedule with other jets while economic woes mean some may be grateful for a pause.

Airlines keep calm and carry on after Boeing jet groundings

Mar 12 2019

SINGAPORE/DUBAI Groundings of brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets have sent shockwaves through global aviation after a crash in Ethiopia, but many airlines are managing to keep to schedule with other jets while economic woes mean some may be grateful for a pause.

Airlines turn to other jets to weather Boeing 737 MAX storm

Mar 12 2019

SINGAPORE/DUBAI Groundings of brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets have sent shockwaves through global aviation after a crash in Ethiopia, but many airlines are managing to keep to schedule with other jets while economic woes mean some may be grateful for a pause.

Airlines fly Boeing 737 MAX 8 after crash despite China grounding

Mar 11 2019

DUBAI/PARIS Airlines from North America to the Middle East kept flying the 737 MAX 8 on Monday after Boeing said it was safe, in stark contrast with a slide in the planemaker's shares on worries over Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 on board.

Airlines fly Boeing 737 MAX 8 after crash despite China grounding

Mar 11 2019

DUBAI/PARIS Airlines from North America to the Middle East kept flying the 737 MAX 8 on Monday after Boeing said it was safe, in stark contrast with a slide in the planemaker's shares on worries over Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 on board.

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