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New Gulf Airlines Join Competition For Business

Two new airlines based in the Gulf began operations in the last half of 2003, increasing competition for business among the regions carriers and raising questions about the sustainability of them all. The most recent newcomer was Etihad Airways, owned by the government of Abu Dhabi. The carrier was set up by an Amiri decree issued by Shaikh Zayid bin Sultan Al Nuhayyan and has been designated the...