DWC was mammoth compared to other projects the city had embarked upon in past years in its race to fame and development. Unexpectedly, the financial crisis posed a serious speed-breaker in the government's ambitious plans. However, while many real estate projects have been scrapped, infrastructure and economic development has not lost its priority despite the financial issues the city continues to face.
It was a viral YouTube video that led Dubai Airports to be a winner at the first ever Travel + Leisure Social Media in Travel & Tourism Awards. Announced in New York on Thursday, Dubai Airports won in the ‘best use of a social media platform’ category for international airports.
With recent developments and initiatives in the logistics industry, the UAE is reaffirming its position as a leading international trade centre and logistics hub for the region. According to recent market research, the revenues generated from the UAE’s logistics market are expected to hit $9.5 billion in 2014, representing an 8.2 per cent hike from 2010 at $7.03 billion.
Dubai still shines like a star in the horizon of the Middle East real estate and property market. Dubai in United Arab Emirates is known to be one of the most popular tourists spot and financial gate of the world.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday toured the Cityscape Global exhibition that is under way at the Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Dubai's airport saw 22.6 percent growth in passenger traffic for February, versus the same month last year, driven by an increase in capacity through Western Europe, India and the Middle East routes.
Flight Details: A340-600 aircraft, EY455 Sydney to Abu Dhabi, Pearl Business Class, Seat 6D. Frequently voted as one of the best Business Class products in the market, I was eager to see what all the fuss was about – and was pleasantly surprised that the experience exceeded my expectations.
Amid continuous monitoring of the changing situation in relation to the volcanic eruption in Iceland, Etihad Airways operated its flights to and from the UK and Europe as normal, but Emirates airline was forced to cancel two flights on Wednesday.
Dubai Duty Free said on Thursday it is on track to post an year-end sales value of an estimated Dh5.3 billion with its nine-month sales to the end of September rising 16.4 per cent to hit Dh3.78 billion compared to the same period in 2010.
Dr. Mohammed ElBaradei, former Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Nobel Peace Prize winner, arrived yesterday at Dubai International Airport to participate in Dubai Global Energy Forum 2011.
The Gulf emirate of Dubai opened on Sunday passenger operations at its second airport, Al-Maktoum International, touted to be the world's largest once it is completed.
The Dubai World Central airport handled 219,092 tonnes of air freight in 2012, according to a report released Friday. The figure was an increase of 144 percent over that in 2011. In 2012, Dubai World Central's average monthly air cargo volumes totalled 18,258 tonnes compared to 7,477 tonnes in 2011.
New infrastructure will reinforce the region’s role as a hub. Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International Airport is planned to be the world’s largest cargo hub and received its first cargo flight in the summer of 2010.