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Sochi Airport prepares for Russian Grand Prix

Sochi Airport prepares for Russian Grand Prix

7th Oct 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Basel Aer, a part of Russia’s largest industrial diversified group Basic Element, has said Sochi International Airport, a main gateway to the upcoming Formula One Russian Grand Prix, is planning to serve over 100,000 arriving and departing passengers before October 12th. Sochi International Airport is expecting to serve over 100,000 arriving and departing passengers from 30 countries on board over 650 flights including more than 70 charter flights from Great Britain, Italy, UAE, Switzerland, Ireland, Austria, Slovakia, Thailand, Bahrain and Turkey.

Emirates signs partnership deal with Formula 1

Emirates signs partnership deal with Formula 1

6th Feb 2013 Airline News

Emirates and the Formula One group have announced a five year agreement appointing Emirates as a global partner of Formula 1 starting with the imminent 2013 season. The announcement was made by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman and chief executive, Emirates Airline & Group and Bernie Ecclestone, chief executive of the Formula One group.

Hamilton takes pole at F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Hamilton takes pole at F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

3rd Nov 2012 Tourism News

Lewis Hamilton, the 2008 champion, flew his sixth pole position of the season after leading in the qualifying session in Abu Dhabi. The 27-year-old was fastest throughout all three sessions around the stunning Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi moves into the spotlight

Abu Dhabi moves into the spotlight

20th Apr 2012 Focus

Abu Dhabi has been named as the host destination for the 13th WTTC Global Summit, which will bring hundreds of international travel and tourism leaders to the UAE capital next year. This is the latest coup for the emirate, which beat all records and targets for guest arrivals in 2011. Breaking Travel News takes a look at some of the exciting developments on the horizon as Abu Dhabi moves into the spotlight.

Abu Dhabi prepares for Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix 2011

4th Nov 2011 Focus

With the inaugural Indian Grand Prix fading from the rear view mirrors all eyes are now on Abu Dhabi in the Middle East as the Formula 1 circus rolls into town. Taking place from November 11th-13th, the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will see thousands of sports fans from around the world descend on the emirate for a sporting spectacle unrivalled in the region.

Etihad signs up for four more years with F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Etihad signs up for four more years with F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

7th Sep 2011 Airline News

Etihad Airways the Formula 1 Group have signed an agreement extending the airline’s title sponsorship of the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for a further four years. Etihad Airways was recognised by the World Travel Award as the World’s Leading Airline in 2011 for the second consecutive year.

Austin, Texas becomes home of Formula 1 in US

Austin, Texas becomes home of Formula 1 in US

27th Jun 2011 Travel Events News

The capital of Texas Austin has been announced as the home city for Formula 1 in the USA from 2012 to 2021. Next year’s race will be the first to be held in the States since 2007, and will be raced on a new Circuit of the Americas track; which is currently under construction to cater for 120,000 fans.