UAE News

Nissan realigns regional operations to accelerate business transformation in newly created AMIEO region

Nissan realigns regional operations to accelerate business transformation in newly created AMIEO region

01 Oct 2020

DUBAI, UAE – Nissan today (October 1, 2020) announced a realignment of its global regions, to drive through the next phase of the Nissan NEXT global transformation plan.

Globally, seven geographic regions will become four - Japan and ASEAN, the Americas, China, and the new AMIEO region made up of Africa, Middle East, India, Europe (including Russia) and Oceania.

AMEIO will cover more than 140 markets with a population of around 3.8 billion, with 45 Nissan products on sale... Read More

Emirates starts on greener road journeys for crew in Dubai

Emirates starts on greener road journeys for crew in Dubai

01 Oct 2020

Dubai, UAE, 01 October 2020 – Emirates has revealed that nearly a third of its dedicated fleet of transport buses for cabin crew in Dubai will now operate on biofuel, taking another step forward on its environmental mission to reduce emissions.

The airline's contracted service provider, Al Wegdaniyah, has committed to operating all road trips with biodiesel provided by Neutral Fuels, one of the UAE's leading producers of biofuels, utilising locally-sourced, used cooking oil as... Read More

Five Dubai outlets fined for breaking COVID-19 safety rules

Five Dubai outlets fined for breaking COVID-19 safety rules

30 Sep 2020

Dubai: Five shops were fined while three businesses were given stern warnings for violating the COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Dubai Economy (DED) tweeted on Wednesday.

No shop, however, was ordered closed and 680 businesses were found compliant with the coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive measures, following intensified inspections by DED’s Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector

Earlier, the Dubai Media Office (DMO) tweeted: “As part of Dubai’s Supreme... Read More

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to reopen as Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers in October

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to reopen as Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers in October

27 Sep 2020

The launch will follow a management agreement signed between hospitality operator Hilton and Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan to launch the former’s first presence in Abu Dhabi.

Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, Hilton’s president for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said: “Abu Dhabi is a world leading destination and remains a historic city for Hilton as a location where we began welcoming guests in the UAE almost 50 years ago. We are proud to be working with Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al... Read More

CHANEL unveils its first ever High Jewelry collection dedicated entirely to tweed

CHANEL unveils its first ever High Jewelry collection dedicated entirely to tweed

20 Sep 2020

How could gold and diamonds be rendered as supple as this handwoven Scottish woollen cloth? How is it possible that a fabric of metal and stones could be imbued with a rhythm and respiration that are both deep and pure?

To answer these questions, the CHANEL High Jewelry Workshop developed special articulation techniques, breathing the vitality of movement into solid gold and honoring the beautiful irregularity of tweed that so delighted Gabrielle Chanel. Diamonds, pearls and sapphires... Read More

Discover Paul Smith’ AW20 Collection

Discover Paul Smith’ AW20 Collection

17 Sep 2020

For his Autumn/Winter ’20 collection, Paul Smith reflects on fifty years of creativity and looks forward with blue-sky positivity.

Having established a reputation for reinventing classics across his half century as a designer, Paul Smith refreshes wardrobe archetypes for Autumn/Winter ’20, his fiftieth anniversary collection. Prints and shapes from Paul’s own past are revisited, reinterpreted and celebrated once more. Classic double-breasted Melton overcoats are finished with contrast... Read More

Emirates' flagship A380 returns to Moscow

Emirates' flagship A380 returns to Moscow

16 Sep 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume its A380 service to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) - serving market demand and offering customers more travel options. The airline resumed flights to the Russian capital last week and due to strong passenger demand, its iconic Emirates A380 will operate the Dubai to Moscow route starting 18 September. Emirates currently serves five cities utilising its A380 aircraft including, Cairo, Paris, London Heathrow, Guangzhou and Toronto.

The Emirates... Read More

UAE approves COVID-19 vaccine for front-line workers

UAE approves COVID-19 vaccine for front-line workers

15 Sep 2020

Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, said the findings of studies during the final stages of phase III clinical trials show that the vaccine is effective and has a strong response, generating antibodies to the virus.

"The vaccine’s safety have been reviewed and results show it is safe for use," the minister added during a press briefing.

Dr Nawal Al-Kaabi, Chairman of the National Clinical Committee for Coronavirus and the principal investigator of the... Read More

Flydubai offers passengers free global cover for COVID-19

Flydubai offers passengers free global cover for COVID-19

13 Sep 2020

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced that passengers booking with flydubai for travel between 01 September and 30 November 2020 will automatically receive free global cover for COVID-19.

The new service covers passengers’ health expenses and quarantine costs if diagnosed with COVID-19 during their trip and is valid for 31 days from the time they take their first flight on their itinerary. The service enables passengers to benefit from coverage for their medical expenses up to... Read More

Russia has resumed international flights with the United Arab Emirates

Russia has resumed international flights with the United Arab Emirates

09 Sep 2020

After approximately four months of international isolation, on Aug. 1 some airports in Russia were able to welcome international departures to a small number of foreign destinations.

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a directive to resume international air service with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and the Maldives on a mutual basis, the government’s press service reported. Egypt (Cairo), three flights a week; the United Arab Emirates (Dubai), two flights a week;... Read More

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