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Emirates celebrates 30-year milestone

11 Nov 2015

Emirates today is the envy of the world because of the determination of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the passion and hard work of thousands of dedicated men and women working for the airline, said Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.

From its small beginning in 1985, Emirates has... Read More

UAE nationals can travel to Azerbaijan with visa on arrival

10 Nov 2015

The government of the Republic of Azerbaijan has lifted advance visa requirement for UAE passport holders effective 10th November 2015.

His Excellency Mr. Elkhan Gahramanov, Azerbaijan Ambassador to UAE, said that,”We are pleased that after many years of deliberation, the government of Azerbaijan is pleased to announce the Presidential approval by His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, to grant UAE passport holders entry tourist visa upon arrival at any of its... Read More

Enoc unveils $250 million pipeline project

10 Nov 2015

The pipeline will help meet traffic demand at Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport  10 November 2015

Emirates national oil company, or Enoc, on Monday announced a new pipeline project worth $250 million, or Dh940 million, to fuel aviation growth at Dubai airports.

The pipeline will help meet traffic demand at Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport, which is forecast to reach a total of 125 million passengers and more than five... Read More

Jumeirah archaeological museum to open

10 Nov 2015

Jumeirah archaeological site revamped

10 November 2015

Dubai: The Jumeirah Archaeological Site is currently under development as authorities expect to revamp the area by April 2016 to attract young visitors to the site, a senior municipality official announced on Sunday.

The site, which dates back to AD900, will feature a 608 square metre administrative building that will showcase artefacts that were excavated by archaeologists, in addition to a new cafe.

“The... Read More

HH Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, Inaugurates ADIPEC 2015

09 Nov 2015

18th Edition of World’s Leading Oil & Gas Event Breaks

Industry Records

First Day of Event Concludes with Prestigious

ADIPEC 2015 Awards

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 10 November 2015 – His Highness Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court and member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, formally inaugurated the largest ever Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), marking the start of four days of industry-... Read More

Palazzo Versace Dubai opens its doors

09 Nov 2015

November 9th 2015 - Versace announces that the Palazzo Versace Dubai Hotel open its doors.

Palazzo Versace Dubai, developed in joint venture with Enshaa Group -one of the region’s premier developers -will be the most luxurious hotel the Middle East has ever seen. Artistic director Donatella Versace has exclusively designed the interiors and furniture for each of the 215 rooms, bringing the universe of Versace truly to life.

Every detail is exquisite, from the ceilings hand-... Read More

Emirates signs $16 billion engine services deal

09 Nov 2015

Emirates placed a record $76 billion order for 150 Boeing 777X twin-engine aircraft, powered by GE's new GE9X engine

9 November, 2015

Emirates on Monday signed its largest engine MRO contract to date by awarding a a $16 billion OnPoint solution deal to GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the GE9X engines that will power the airline's fleet of 150 Boeing 777X aircraft over a period of 12 years.

At the 2013 Dubai Air Show, Emirates placed a record... Read More

Start Your Engines: The Dubai Motor Festival is Here!

Start Your Engines: The Dubai Motor Festival is Here!

09 Nov 2015

“Feel the Rush” as 12-day motoring extravaganza kicks off today (Tuesday, 10 Nov)

Motoring fanatics from the world over are descending on Dubai as the 3rd edition of the Dubai Motor Festival launches today (Tuesday, 10 Nov)  with the organizers, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), pulling out all the stops to  ensure the success of this annual citywide celebration of motoring passion... Read More

UAE, China continue to strengthen relations

09 Nov 2015

Wam/Beijing

9 November 7, 2015

"The UAE and China share a deep-rooted relationship based on a shared vision, mutual respect, and common economic and political interests."

UAE Minister of State Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber met with high-ranking officials from the People's Republic of China in Beijing for bilateral discussions regarding opportunities to strengthen economic and trade ties between the UAE and China.

The bilateral discussions were aimed at... Read More

Twenty New Champions Crowned at the 2015 WWA Wake Park World Championships at Al Forsan International Sports Resort

09 Nov 2015

Abu Dhabi, UAE (November 8th, 2015) - The world’s most diverse park riders were named new World Champions at the most progressive wake park event in the world last Friday.  Al Forsan International Sports Resort played host to a park event that is certainly one for the books.  The riding stepped up more at this year’s World championships than any other year in the history of the sport.  Riders from across the globe rode through the toughest and most competitive heats put together to become... Read More

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