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Big Airlines Suspend Flights after Russian Plane Crash

Some of the biggest airlines in the world - Emirates, Lufthansa and Air France - decided to suspend flights over the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, after a Russian airplane crashed on Saturday leaving all 224 people on board dead.

Lufthansa and Air France were the first to take the measure, announcing hours after the incident  they would suspend flights over the region.

Delivery Hero buys out Turkey's food ordering firm Yemeksepeti for $589 million

Delivery Hero, the Germany-based online food ordering giant, has acquired Turkey?s Yemeksepeti, the leading local firm in the business, for $589 million, the companies announced on May 5. 

Yemeksepeti CEO Nevzat Ayd?n told Hürriyet that he will remain in his post as he will also be part of the management team of Delivery Hero. 

Emirates Airline picks Rolls-Royce for $9.2 bln engines deal

Dubai's Emirates Airline on April 17 awarded a lucrative engines deal worth a record $9.2-billion (8.5-billion-euro) to British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce.

"Emirates today announced an historic $9.2 billion deal with Rolls-Royce for Trent 900 engines and a long-term TotalCare package," it said in a statement.

2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow in Istanbul

The 2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow that taps into the potential of the Middle Eastern tourism market is being held in Istanbul on April 2, following an event held in Dubai. These events follow recent Greek SETE Intelligence (InSETE) figures that show that there was a 33% increase in the number of arrivals from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2014.

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