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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will again operate a daily scheduled flight between the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s second largest city, Al Ain, and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the last ten days of Ramadan. The airline will operate the flights from 14 May to 23 May to meet increased demand during the busy religious travel period.

The Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system has been upgraded to accelerate and strengthen connectivity between businesses in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India. Using Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) submarine network solution, the upgrade allows EIG to utilize flexible, express wavelengths, also known as optical bypass, to reduce operational costs as well as space and power requirements while improving reliability.

Global warehouse automation specialist, Swisslog, today announced their participation at the Cold Chain Middle East Expo 2020, the only dedicated event catering to the cold chain industry in the Middle East. The participation at the event is aimed at showcasing their latest technological advancements in the cold chain sphere, which can help companies gain a more efficient building and warehouse operation in the process. 

Grandweld Shipyards has secured a contract to build four 41m Fast Support Vessel (FSIV) for Saudi-based offshore oil & gas service provider, High Seas Marine Industrial Services Co. (HSM). The first of its kind design will be built as per the standards of Saudi Aramco, and similarly meet all necessary offshore oil field regulations. The builds of all four FSIVs are expected to be complete in 14 months, with deliveries being made in two week intervals.

Geometry Global, WPP’s end-to-end Creative Commerce agency promotes Roy Armale to Global Chief Innovation Officer, effective immediately. Roy is tasked with re-engineering and embedding a leading-edge platform and tools to enable the delivery of Geometry’s Living CommerceTM operating system globally. He will also oversee the agency’s innovation practice, embedding the use of technology into the strategic and creative process to accelerate growth opportunities for clients.