flydubai Targets Bratislava Expansion

13 Dec 2014

Initially launching as a twice-weekly service, a third service will be introduced in January.

The number of flights flydubai operates between Dubai and Bratislava could be doubled to four a week by next summer.

During a welcome ceremony at Bratislava Stefanik Airport, Jeyhun Efendi, SVP Commercial Operations for the UAE, Middle East, Europe and CIS, said the capacity increase could... Read More

Etihad Cargo on track for best-ever performance

13 Dec 2014

Etihad Cargo has significantly enhanced its global reach by offering bellyhold capacity on 10 new passenger destinations launched across Etihad Airways’ fast-growing network during the year.

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Cargo, the freight division of UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways, achieved an all-time record in November when it carried 53,292 tonnes across its global network in one month.... Read More

Dubai Trolley: Region’s first hop-on hop-off system

13 Dec 2014

To span a distance of 7 km, Dubai Trolley will serve as an exotic, easy-to-access connecting link between the various iconic attractions in Downtown Dubai including Burj Khalifa , the world’s tallest building, and The Dubai Mall , the world’s most-visited retail and lifestyle destination.

Dubai: Marking a significant first in the region, Emaar Properties is redefining smart urban... Read More

DMCC welcomes leading global diamond mining company ALROSA – Arcos East DMCC to Free Zone

10 Dec 2014

АЛРОСА и дубайская алмазная биржа (Dubai Diamond Exchange, DDE) заключили меморандум о взаимопонимании, призванный повысить эффективность взаимодействия АЛРОСА и алмазного сообщества ОАЭ. Официальная церемония подписания состоялась 8 апреля текцщего года в Дубае. Недавно прошло официальное открытие нового офиса в Almas Tower.

Открытие нового офиса АЛРОСА подчеркивает важную роль, которую Дубай играет... Read More

Emirates, DTCM Launch $20m Campaign To Attract Visitors To Dubai

10 Dec 2014

Emirates and Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) have launched a global campaign worth $20 million to attract tourists to Dubai.

The ‘See you in Dubai’ campaign, one of the largest tourism promotional campaigns conducted by Emirates, will focus on markets in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It play out across print, broadcast and outdoor media... Read More

First Reactor of UAE Nuclear Power Plant On Track For 2017 Start

10 Dec 2014

The first of four reactors being built at the United Arab Emirates’ Barakah nuclear power plant is 61 per cent complete and on track to start up in 2017, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp (ENEC) said on Monday.

The $20 billion Barakah project, funded by the Abu Dhabi government, is expected to provide 24 per cent of the UAE’s energy by 2020, when all four reactors come onstream, ENEC’s... Read More

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed releases commemorative stamps on history of civil aviation in Dubai

10 Dec 2014

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, has released three commemorative postal stamps to mark history-defining civil aviation developments in the Emirate of Dubai.

He unveiled the stamps on Sunday at a ceremony held at the Sheikh... Read More

Joint statement on the outcome of the visit of President of kyrgyzstan to the UAE

10 Dec 2014

4-7 декабря 2014 года Президент Кыргызской Республики А.Атамбаев посетил с официальным визитом Объединенные Арабские Эмираты.

В ходе визита Президент А.Атамбаев встретился с Вице-президентом, Премьер-министром ОАЭ, Правителем Дубая шейхом Мухаммедом бин Рашид Аль Мактумом, а также Наследным принцем Абу-Даби, заместителем Верховного главнокомандующего вооруженных сил ОАЭ Генералом... Read More

UAE helps build humane bridges: Shaikh Mohammed

08 Dec 2014

Sheikh Mohammed toured the venue of the festival which is named in honour of the UAE’s founding father, the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He visited the four sections of the event which focuses on four areas that have shaped life in the UAE – desert, oases, the sea and mountains- and examines the pivotal role that people from the past have played in preserving the... Read More

Web inventor, Wiki co-founder share $1m Knowledge Award

08 Dec 2014

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and co-founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales received the first Knowledge Award.

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and co-founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales received the first Knowledge Award on Sunday. The duo was awarded a cash prize of $1 million from Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid... Read More