It’s true that the worldwide economic crisis has affected numerous industries, including construction, where companies in various countries have had to cut down on the number of employees they are hiring and retaining. However, certain areas of the world, particularly the Middle East, remain viable options for those who are looking for construction jobs abroad. According to research undertaken by the Kuwait National Bank, ongoing and planned development projects in GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries — i.e., the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia — indicate that jobs will continue to be generated in the years

1. Return to JFK: Two decades after Austrian Airlines launched its original, but unsuccessful transatlantic service to New York–a joint operation with Sabena Belgian World Airways inaugurated on April 1, 1969 with a Boeing 707-320 registered OE-LBA that made an intermediate stop in Brussels-it returned to the US on March 26, 1989, this time with an Airbus A-310-300 sporting registration OE-LAA. The occasion not only introduced intercontinental service to its route system, but a widebody aircraft with its first three-class cabin configuration to its fleet. Unlike the previous attempt, this one proved successful, but signaled the beginning of another two