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Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ceremony to honour the winners of the Dubai Government Excellence Program will be held in Dubai on 13th this month.
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lydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, made its first entry into the Bangladeshi market last night when flight FZ587 touched down at 2020hrs in Chittagong.
Nearly 1,000 Indians, 400 Vietnamese and 200 Sri Lankans fleeing Libya have travelled through Dubai International Airport in the past week, with more expected in the coming days. Three chartered flights have already helped evacuate Indians from Libya and to Dubai. "More flights will be put in place if necessary," said Sanjay Verma, the Indian consul in Dubai.
Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will require an estimated 2,340 airplanes worth $390bn by 2029, with demand being driven by the rapid growth of air travel in the region. Boeing also estimates that Middle Eastern air travel will grow by an average of 7.1% per year over the next 20 years, outpacing the region's projected economic growth rate of 4% over the same period.
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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 political unrest that has spread across many countries in the region is having an impact on tourism in safe destinations such as the UAE, according to the Rotana chief executive, Selim El Zyr. Mr El Zyr said that when the protests began in Egypt hotel occupancy rates in the UAE, Qatar and Turkey began to rise significantly.
Emirates' resources includes a large and growing fleet of giant Airbus A380 aircraft, as well as Boeing 777 and Airbus A330/340 planes. However, its strongest competitive advantage is perhaps the location in Dubai, which is set to emerge as the world's largest aviation hub with direct links to an ever-growing number of destinations.
On the eve of Arabian Travel Market, Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, has paid tribute to those who continued to develop the tourism infrastructure in Dubai during the worst of the global economic crisis. Many people doubted Dubai for continuing to spend money on the development of hotels and associated tourism infrastructure at a time when people were cutting back on their travel spend
Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai is now open to passenger traffic and could increase options for those taking flights to Dubai. Potentially the world's largest airport was initially opened to cargo traffic last year but is now accepting helicopter and passenger aircraft with less than 60 passengers, according to operator Dubai Airports.
Would you believe a giant new theme park, Dubailand, covering over 270sq km — twice the size of all of the currently existing Disneyland/DisneyWorld resorts put together? Would you believe a new airport, Al Maktoum International Airport at Jebel Ali — with six runways and an annual capacity of 160 million passengers
Once complete, it will handle about 60 per cent of cargo transferred between Dubai International and Dubai World Central, Dubai's second airport. The new facility will be erected on the former site of the Airport Expo building which was partially demolished earlier this year to make way for it and a new baggage processing facility.
As part of its commitment to strengthen strategic communication with its clientele in various sectors Jafza held a Customer Strategic Forum for the Logistics industry that identified and addressed market trends and sector-specific issues by instigating dialogue on how Jafza and the companies could work together to maintain growth dynamism.
An elderly man stalked travellers at Dubai International Airport and stole their luggage, the Dubai Court of Misdemeanours heard this morning. The defendant, SM, a 60-year-old Egyptian visitor, was spotted by airport police in November and December coming to the airport and roaming around with no apparent purpose, records said.
Dubai Duty Free, the world's largest airport retailer, expects annual revenue to double to $2.56 billion within six years, on the back of growing passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport. The next big jump in space will take place with the opening of Al Maktoum International Airport's passenger terminal that has been delayed up to the end of next year. Its first phase will add 3,000 square metres of space.
Strategic partners are on top of Dubai Airports priorities regarding its strategic plan 2017-2025 to achieve their aspirations of making Dubai International Airport an international model in service and satisfying customers in compliance with...
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has unveiled a unique decal featuring a rose on one of its Boeing 777-F freighter aircraft ahead of Valentine’s day. The decal, installed at the Emirates Aircraft...
Emirates is cutting fares on US routes in a move likely to stoke fresh tensions with American rivals. It comes just two days after Emirates announced it would start a new daily service from Dubai...
The UAE will have to open up more military airspace for civilian aircraft to help ease air traffic congestion and allow airports meet their targets, according to an aviation expert. On Tuesday, Dubai Airports said...
Dubai International Airport, the hub for Emirates airline, expects passenger growth to slow over the next eight years due to capacity limitations, the operator's chief executive said on Tuesday. The world's busiest international airport registered...
Etihad Airways announced the exit of long-time chief executive officer James Hogan and will review the web of holdings he created in other airlines as the Persian Gulf company struggles with mounting losses from investments in Air...