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Bahrain's Gulf Air

Bahrain’s Gulf Air cuts losses in first half Subscription Required

1 September 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Bahrain airline benefits from restructuring of business

Queen Alia International airport in Jordan

Louis Berger secures Jordan airport role Subscription Required

1 September 2014 | By Colin Foreman

US consultant Louis Berger will provice engineering services for Jordan airport

Bahrain airport

Bahrain starts airport prequalification Subscription Required

1 September 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Abu Dhabi is funding the development programme

Dubai Metro

Dubai mulls allowing metro operators to develop property Subscription Required

1 September 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Dubai Roads & Transport Authority considers new business model to cut subsidies and fund further investment

The planned Union Oasis development at Union Station of the Dubai Metro

Dubai’s Union Oasis project pending RTA approval Subscription Required

31 August 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Metro station area to be developed as a public-private partnership scheme

Port

DP World revises spending plans Subscription Required

28 August 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Dubai port operator forecasts even stronger second half profits

Container traffic

DP World’s profits rise on back of container traffic growth Subscription Required

28 August 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Operator will add 8 million TEUs of capacity in next two years

Elevated road

Contractor secures Qatar interchange work Subscription Required

27 August 2014 | By Colin Foreman

New interchange in Qatar will provide access to a new shopping mall

Dubai Metro

Mitsubishi likely to win new Dubai Metro work Subscription Required

26 August 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Dubai Road & Transport Authority prepares to tender $1.8bn in construction deals and signals Mitsubishi-led consortium as frontrunner

Mecca

Mecca sets new metro tender deadline Subscription Required

25 August 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Bid are now due in late October

Metro

Joint venture wins more work on Doha Metro Subscription Required

25 August 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Team secures contract for elevated sections of railway

Cairo metro

Bidders given new closing date for Cairo metro Line 3 tender Subscription Required

25 August 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Seven groups prequalified for third phase of Cairo metro Line 3

Dubai tram

Extra safety measures push Dubai’s tram over budget Subscription Required

25 August 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Transport authority says additional features have been added to prevent collisions with cars and pedestrians

Qatar roads

CH2M Hill Halcrow secures Qatar road services contract Subscription Required

25 August 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Consultancy deal will help improve road safety in Qatar

Runway

WSP wins Oman airport work Subscription Required

20 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Canadian firm appointed by J&P for detailed design work on Muscat and Salalah airport projects

Port

Doha evaluates bids for port construction package Subscription Required

19 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Seven groups submitted prices for naval infrastructure package at new port

Airport

Low bidder emerges for domestic Saudi airport Subscription Required

18 August 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Project covers expansion of Qassim airport

Port

Kuwait prequalifies consultants for Bubiyan port design deal Subscription Required

18 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Work will involve designing main buildings and additional infrastructure for new port

Oman road

Oman invites bids for road upgrade project Subscription Required

17 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Work will involve dualising road in southern governorate of Dhofar

Oman road scheme

Oman receives bids for road dualisaton scheme Subscription Required

13 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

UAE’s Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting submitted low bids for both road dualisation packages

Analysis

Top 100 projects, Q2 2014

Top 100 projects index dips Subscription Required

14 August 2014 | By Robert Jones

Small fall in the total value of the Middle East’s biggest projects, but further pressure expected due to fighting in Iraq

High-yield traffic: The Gulf’s carriers have different strategies to attract premium-class travellers

Airline services at a premium Subscription Required

15 May 2014 | By Jeff Florian

As one regional airline launches a new class segment, the Gulf carriers are entering a premium war

Top 100 projects index, Q1 2014

Kuwait’s Clean Fuels Project edges Top 100 Projects value higher Subscription Required

24 April 2014 | By Robert Jones

A busy first quarter for 2014 saw 15 entrants in the MEED Top 100 Projects index

Serco is the service provider for the Dubai Metro

Bringing the region's services to life Subscription Required

10 April 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Facilities management firm Serco works quietly in the background, providing major services across various sectors in the region, but its CEO is looking to extend its reach

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