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Fly Dubai to Addis Ababa

Fly Dubai to Addis Ababa

Budget airline Flydubai has continued to expand its presence in Africa by inaugurating its 7th route to the continent. Flydubai flight FZ647 is scheduled to fly 3 times a week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays with the airline’s single fleet of 189 seat 737-800s to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city and touched down at Bole […]

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Special Needs Taxi Service Dubai

Special Needs Taxi Service Dubai

The Dubai Taxi organisation is has confirmed that it will be increasing the number of taxis in Dubai for special needs passengers to make their transportation throughout the emirate more comfortable. Labeled as ‘Special Wheel for a Special Need’, the Dubai Special Needs Taxis displayed at the Transport Exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Centre […]

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Emirates A380 to Shanghai

Emirates A380 to Shanghai

China’s most populated city, Shanghai is set to join Emirates’ expanding network of Airbus A380 destinations when the superjumbo begins its non-stop service from Dubai Airport on 27th April 2011. Shanghai will become Emirates’ 3rd destination in China to welcome Emirate’s Airbus A380 following the launch of the A380 service to Beijing on 1st August […]

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Emirates to Link Rio de Janeiro with Dubai

Emirates to Link Rio de Janeiro with Dubai

Emirates Airways has confirmed that Rio de Janeiro will soon be linked with Dubai Airport by a faster non-stop daily service which is to begin operation on the 3rd of January next year. Buenos Aires will become an extension of this daily service from Rio de Janeiro which will mean that passengers can connect faster […]

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Flights From Sohag to Dubai

Flydubai Flights to Sohag

Dubai’s low cost carrier Flydubai has launched flights to its fourth Egyptian destination this month with the introduction of two weekly flights between Dubai and Sohag along the Nile in central Egypt. Flights will operate 2 times a week with the airline’s 189-seat 737-800s. Flydubai’s previously launched Egyptian destinations include Alexandria, Luxor and Assiut. Dubai […]

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Air Arabia Express

Air Arabia Express Between Dubai and Sharjah

The first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, Air Arabia has now introduced a regular shuttle service known as the ‘Air Arabia Express’ between the centre of Dubai and Sharjah International Airport. Air Arabia have confirmed that they will be providing 20 bus services per day between the two Emirates. […]

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New Speed Limit on Dubai to Abu Dhabi Highway

New Speed Limit Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway

The radars on the Shaikh Maktoum Road, which connects Dubai to Abu Dhabi will soon be adjusted according to the new speed limit to be announced soon. Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police said that the new speed limit and the date of implementation will be announced in due course and […]

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Dubai Visa Requirements

Dubai Visit Visa Rules

If you find yourself confused regarding the latest rules and types of visit visas in Dubai then read on to find out more.. Short & long Dubai visas Visas for a period of 30 days are called short visas. Those spanning three months (90 days) are called long visas. Short visas and 90-day visas are […]

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Dubai Airport Flights Update

Dubai Airport Flights Update

Emirates boosts Manchester to Dubai service. Emirates is to offer a 3rd daily non-stop flight from Manchester to Dubai. The airline will start the new service, operated by an Airbus A330-200 aircraft in a 3-class configuration, on 1st May 2011. The move increases the Emirate’s capacity from Manchester Airport to Dubai by 25%. It will […]

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Al Maktoum Airport Passenger Terminal for 2012

Al Maktoum Airport Passenger Terminal for 2012

The opening of the passenger terminal at Al Maktoum airport is expected to be further delayed to 2012. Plans are currently underway to add larger aircrafts and higher passenger numbers over the next year or so for Al Maktoum airport to become a scheduled passenger and cargo airport during 2012. The opening of Al Maktoum […]

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Emirates Now Worlds Third Largest Carrier

Emirates Now Worlds Third Largest Carrier

Dubai based Emirates Airline has recently been named as the world’s third largest airline by capacity with 144 aircraft in its fleet. Emirates has now overtaking US carrier United and sits only behind Delta and American Airlines. Emirates Airline will produce 16.9 billion available seat kilometres (ASKs) in March 2011, up 9.9 % year-on-year while […]

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