Business

Emirates to operate special flights to 5 Indian cities

Emirates to operate special flights to 5 Indian cities

20 Aug 2020

Dubai's flagship carrier Emirates will operate repatriation flights to Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram from August 20 until August 31. The special flights will facilitate travel for Indian citizens in the UAE wishing to return home, and for residents of UAE currently in India to return to the UAE.

The airline will operate repatriation flights to India on the following dates:

Bengaluru: August 21, 23, 25, 28, and 30

Kochi: August 20, 22, 24, 27, 29... Read More

BY FAR reveals new designs exclusive to Level Shoes in The Dubai Mall

BY FAR reveals new designs exclusive to Level Shoes in The Dubai Mall

20 Aug 2020

Fashion insiders’ go-to footwear label BY FAR is excited to reveal new designs exclusive to Level Shoes in The Dubai Mall. In tune with the up-coming Ramadan and Eid celebrations, the collection leans into the vibrant side of BY FAR. Think: gemstones in an array of rainbow hued brights littered across heeled mules, disco-style evening bags, and iridescent summer sandals.

“The capsule collection we create specially for Level Shoes reimagines our iconic styles with a touch of sparkle... Read More

Protests in Belarus continue, more than 6,000 arrested

Protests in Belarus continue, more than 6,000 arrested

13 Aug 2020

Authorities in the former Soviet republic responded by arresting thousands of people in the first night of unrest, periodically shutting down internet access and employing what the European Union called a "disproportionate" use of force.

At least 50 journalists have also been detained or injured during street protests, Belarus' Press Association said in a statement Wednesday.

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet condemned the violence in a... Read More

The Russian government sent to Beirut five planes of medical equipment and a team of doctors

The Russian government sent to Beirut five planes of medical equipment and a team of doctors

07 Aug 2020

The Russian government sent five planes of medical equipment and a team of doctors to set up a field hospital in Beirut to help the city in the aftermath caused by Tuesday's explosion, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations said Wednesday.

The ministry also sent a team trained for search and rescue operations and a mobile laboratory to identify cases of COVID-19, the TASS news agency reported.

At least 150 people have died and more than 4,000 were wounded in Tuesday’s... Read More

Emirates to deploy its flagship A380 to Guangzhou

Emirates to deploy its flagship A380 to Guangzhou

06 Aug 2020

Emirates has announced that it will deploy its iconic A380 aircraft to Guangzhou from 8 August 2020. The airline has also restarted its A380 operations to Amsterdam and Cairo this week, and introduced a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow, serving market demand and offering customers more travel options. 

 

Emirates has so far resumed A380 services to 5 cities and it will gradually expand the deployment of this popular aircraft in line with demand and operational... Read More

Beirut Explosion: More than 100 killed in huge blast in Lebanon's Capital Beirut

Beirut Explosion: More than 100 killed in huge blast in Lebanon's Capital Beirut

05 Aug 2020

A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 100 people and injured more than 4,000 others, the health minister says.

Videos show smoke billowing from a fire, then a mushroom cloud following the blast at the city's port.

Officials are blaming highly explosive materials stored in a warehouse for six years.

President Michel Aoun tweeted it was "unacceptable" that 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate was stored unsafely.

An investigation is under... Read More

TRA publishes 33 apps for 'Digital Eidiya'

TRA publishes 33 apps for 'Digital Eidiya'

29 Jul 2020

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, has launched 33 applications to share Eid greetings and cash gifts (Eidiya) remotely, as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19.

As a tradition, children receive toys and cash gifts from parents on Eid.

TRA has republished on its website a list of 23 apps for banks operating in the country, in addition to 10 apps for electronic wallets through which Eidiya can be transferred, under the titles of "Greet them... Read More

Emirates clinches 4th consecutive Best First Class award

Emirates clinches 4th consecutive Best First Class award

28 Jul 2020

Emirates' unmatched First Class travel experience was given double honours at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Airlines, winning the World's Best First Class award as well as Middle East's Best First Class. Emirates has topped the First Class category every year since the awards was launched in 2017 –making this its 4th consecutive win.

 

The airline also secured its spot as the Top 10 airlines in the world and clinched several... Read More

Federal Youth Authority launches Young Economist Program

Federal Youth Authority launches Young Economist Program

27 Jul 2020

Under the patronage of the Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Federal Youth Authority has launched the Young Economist Program.

The programme aims to equip young UAE economists with the knowledge and skills needed to become future leaders in the field and jump-start their careers in economic organisations. It also seeks to produce a new generation of economists that can support the objectives of "2020... Read More

Everyone's Favourite Dubai Character Modesh is Back With Dana For Double The Fun This DSS

Everyone's Favourite Dubai Character Modesh is Back With Dana For Double The Fun This DSS

26 Jul 2020

There’s a lot of excitement in town, as not only has Modesh been reintroduced to the world this Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), he’s also brought along a new friend – Dana. With the seven-week long summer celebration of shopping and entertainment in full swing, it’s time to officially welcome Dana as one of DSS’ biggest surprises and Modesh’s best new buddy.

 

Promising double the fun, Dana will join Modesh as the pair pop up at different... Read More

Pages