The project is expected to provide substantial astronomical data about meteor and satellite movements
11 November 2015
The United Arab Emirates’ Space Agency announced that it has signed an agreement with the International Astronomy Centre to set up a meteor monitoring and filming network in Abu Dhabi.
The project is expected to provide substantial astronomical data about meteor and satellite movements, including their coordinates. Such information will help support... Read More
The company said most of the theme park’s procurement had been completed and 73 per cent of project structure work was complete
11 November 2015
Located in Jebel Ali, the Dhs 10bn project was first launched in 2012 by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It will consist of three major theme parks: Hollywood-themed Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai along with Riverland, a grand entrance plaza and Lapita, a family themed hotel.
Dubai Parks and... Read More
Named Emirates SkyCentral, the cargo facility will house SkyCargo's fleet of 15 freighter aircraft
11 November 2015
Emirates SkyCargo's new terminal at the new Logistics District in Dubai South (earlier Dubai World Central) was officially inaugurated on Tuesday during the Dubai Air Show.
Named Emirates SkyCentral, the cargo facility will house SkyCargo's fleet of 15 freighter aircraft.
The terminal features centralised screening, an integrated police facility,... Read More
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
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
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 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
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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
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 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