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Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Launch Separate Commercial Airlines
The UAE emirates of Abu Dhabi and Sharjah last week launched their own commercial airlines. Abu Dhabis Etihad, designated as the airline of the UAE, had its inaugural flight on 5 November and commercial operations are due to start on 12 November with a flight to Beirut. The new carrier will start with three weekly flights to Beirut, to be followed with other flights to Damascus, the Middle...