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Royal Jordanian hosted in Amman AACO’s 82nd Executive Committee meetingSeptember 18, 2018

The Executive Committee of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) held its 82nd meeting in Amman, hosted by Royal Jordanian Airline. The meeting, held at Intercontinental Hotel, was headed by Saleh Bin Nasser Al Jasser, Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines and Chairman of AACO Executive Committee. Participating were RJ President/CEO Stefan Pichler, AACO’s Secretary General Abdul Wahab Teffaha, the CEOs of eight Arab airlines that are members of the Executive Committee.

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AACO’s 82nd executive committee meeting convenes in AmmanSeptember 15, 2018

The executive committee of the Arab Air Carriers Organiation (AACO) held its 82nd meeting in Amman on Thursday, hosted by Royal Jordanian (RJ) Airlines, according to an RJ statement.

The attendees, headed by Saleh Bin Nasser Al Jasser, director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines and chairman of AACO executive committee, discussed several strategic issues and the development of some joint projects among AACO members during the meeting.

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Kymeta Appoints New Sales Executives in Move to Build Global Sales ForceSeptember 14, 2018

Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile connectivity—today announced the appointment of Rash Jhanjee to Vice President of Sales, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) & Indian Subcontinent, Paul Mattear to Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and Scott Glass to Sales Director. Kymeta recognizes the appointment of Mattear, Jhanjee and Glass as a critical move that will support the global growth and accessibility of Kymeta solutions across multiple markets. Kymeta’s focus on its global sales force will help the company serve both commercial and government customers. Jhanjee—who joined Kymeta in August 2018—brings more than 20 years of experience in global strategic business development and sales with a specific emphasis on EMEA and Asia. Having previously held EMEA sales leadership positions with Loral Cyberstar,......

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Newmont Ranked Mining Sector Leader by DJSI World for Fourth Consecutive YearSeptember 14, 2018

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) announced that for an unprecedented fourth year running, the Company was named the Metals and Mining sector leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). Newmont was the first gold company named to the index in 2007, and has been included on the DJSI North America Index every year since 2006. “This recognition is an important reflection of how well we are doing to create value and improve lives for all of our stakeholders,” said Gary Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Employees at our sites around the globe know that leading in profitability and responsibility go hand-in-hand, and that their day-to-day work can have positive and lasting impacts on local communities. Our focus is on the long-term success of our company and doing that requires integrating sustainability into all aspects of our business.” In addition to being recognized as the Metals and Mining sector’s sustainability leader, Newmont achieved outstanding performance in a number of areas including 100th......

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ABB and Nobel Media Announce International PartnershipSeptember 14, 2018

ABB and Nobel Media today announced an international partnership, bringing together two respected organizations committed to the development of innovation, education and scientific research, making ABB one of a select group of Nobel International Partners.

Nobel Media, an entity within the Nobel Foundation, extends the reach of the Nobel Prize to millions of people around the world through inspirational events, digital media and special exhibitions"...

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USA and Canada to Lead Global Migration to 5G Finds GSMA StudySeptember 14, 2018

Almost half of all mobile connections in North America are forecast to be running on 5G networks by 2025, according to a new GSMA report, suggesting that the region will migrate to 5G at a much faster rate than comparable markets in Europe and Asia. The latest edition of the GSMA’s flagship Mobile Economy series, published at Mobile World Congress Americas this week, predicts there will be around 200 million 5G mobile connections in the USA and Canada by 2025, representing 49 per cent of the projected total market by"...

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Kiwisat Subscribers to Enjoy Augmented Channel Bouquet via SESSeptember 14, 2018

Aiming to enhance the variety of its TV package with Spanish-speaking content and new English-speaking channels, satellite TV provider Kiwisat is delivering 60 new channels to Caribbean audiences, of which 50 are in HD (High Definition), using SES’s satellite SES-10.

Under the long-term extension agreement announced by SES, Kiwisat is leasing additional capacity to transmit the 60 additional channels via SES-10, which is already delivering"...

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RJ Launches Biggest Autumn Sales Promo TodaySeptember 4, 2018

Royal Jordanian is offering its customers very attractive fares from September 3 to 14, 2018, for travel on its global network under the promotion scheme “Fares You’ll Autumn-aticallyBuy”, to reflect the Autumn season, in which this campaign runs.

Travel can take place any time between October 1, 2018, and May 15, 2019, except during the holiday season (Christmas, New Year and Easter), for a maximum stay at the destination of one"...

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Queen Alia International Airport welcomes over 900,000 passengers in July 2018September 4, 2018

According to statistics released by Airport International Group, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 918,207 passengers (PAX) in July 2018 - as opposed to 868,614 in the same month last year - marking a significant increase of 5.7% and setting an unprecedented record for previous July results. During the same period, aircraft"...

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