Packaging chief urges users to judge a book by its cover

Nidal Haddad is someone who prefers the packaging to say everything about the contents within. And he has every reason to as in many instances his company Al Bayader International is responsible for the packaging. With new production capacities being commissioned at its Jebel Ali Free Zone facility last October, the company is set to make a bigger impact on the regional marketplace.

'flydubai' to connect Hyderabad with Dubai from June 11

Dubai's low cost airliner 'flydubai' on Monday announced launching of thrice-a-week flights between Dubai and Hyderabad from June 11. Hyderabad is flydubai's 37th destination and second city in India after Lucknow.

UAE to invest $133bn in aviation infrastructure

“Over the next 10 years the UAE will be investing 500 billion dirhams in its aviation infrastructure improving connectivity and cementing our reputation as a key growth driver in global aviation.” Al Mansoori added that air traffic in the UAE had seen a 11.5 percent growth in the first half of the year.

Dubai World Central launches 40 and beyond campaign at Dubai Airshow 2011

Dubai World Central (DWC), the region's first purpose-built aerotropolis, has presented on Sunday, November 13, 2011 the progress achieved since the last Dubai Airshow and showcased ongoing development being undertaken to establish a business platform for aviation and logistics companies.
Jumeirah beach hotel

Get the Best View of Waterfront Beach Apartment Dubai

Beach apartment Dubai is the ultimate choice for the holiday for several of the vacationers coming from the different parts of the world and they stay for accommodation is Jumeirah beach apartments as it is certainly mesmerizing to the people who have once seen it. This is the newest trend in the holiday travels to have the target place as the Palms Islands.

Dubai hotels buck regional downturn

Hotels in Dubai bucked a severe downturn in the Middle East hospitality sector with an occupancy of 79 per cent and a revenue per available room of $199.14 — highest regional scores recorded for the first two months of 2010 — Deloitte, a leading global consultancy and auditing firm, said on Tuesday.
Dubai airport

Dubai Airport foils drug smuggling attempts

The Anti Narcotics Section at the Dubai International Airport has foiled a number of drug smuggling attempts over the past three weeks. It would have been very difficult to discover the drugs if it were not for the cooperation of the Dubai Police.

Emirates and Virgin America Enter Frequent Flyer Partnership

Emirates and Virgin America have entered a frequent flyer partnership allowing members of both airlines’ loyalty programs to earn and redeem points or miles for travel across both networks, according to a report by Business Traveler USA.
Al Maktoum International Airport

Middle East Careers: from upswing to uprising

This is the fourth annual edition of our Middle East Careers Guide and, in those three years, the region has gone through many changes. In early 2008, when we were putting together the first guide, the early ripples of the global credit crunch had yet to reach Dubai, which was amid a frenzy of construction, with demand for skilled expatriate staff fuelling an inflationary surge in salaries and living costs.


Most Popular

Emirates' flights to Hamburg cancelled

The Icelandic ash cloud that has disrupted hundreds of flights across Europe has moved away from the UK to Germany. Ninety per cent of all flights to and from airports in the north of the country has been affected.

Latest reviews

Damac battling Emaar for $270m DWC villa contract

Dubai real estate developer Damac Properties is competing with rival Emaar Properties to secure the contract to develop a villa and golf course project, estimated to be worth around AED1bn ($270m), within the compounds of the emirate’s new airport, a senior aviation official exclusively told Arabian Business.

Dubai to overtake Heathrow by 2015

Dubai International Airport is currently the second busiest airport in the world and by 2015 it will overtake Heathrow Airport of London, Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group, said. Speaking at the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, Walsh added that what makes the GCC region, particularly the UAE, the centre of the aviation industry boom, is the tax-free system.

Dubai Airport Free Zone discusses enhancing trade and investment relations with...

Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Dubai Airport Free Zone Director General, today met the Belgian Ambassador to the UAE, Anick Van Claster and discussed ways of enhancing trade and economic cooperation between the UAE and Belgium.

More News