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Dubai Metro Green Line due to Open in September

Number of Trains set to Double on Dubai Metro

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is planning on doubling the number of trains on the Dubai Metro when 7 new stations open on the 25th April. The introduction of the new trains is expected to cut travel times for rush hour commuters by almost half. The number of trains on the Dubai […]

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Emirates A380 service to USA

Emirates Introducing 2nd A380 Airbus at Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is to be serviced by a second Emirates A380 double-decker jumbo jet which offers passengers the ultimate luxury flight experience. Emirates currently operates 1 service a day on the state-of-the-art 517 seat Airbus A380 aircraft from Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport with a daily departure of 14.15. From 1st July 2010, an extra […]

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Emirates Opens £1.3 million Lounge at Birmingham Airport

Emirates Opens £1.3 million Lounge at Birmingham Airport

Emirates has shown its commitment to the region by opening a new £1.3 million lounge at Birmingham International Airport. Situated in the new international pier in Terminal 1, the 7,000 square foot facility is the first dedicated lounge to be offered by a long-haul airline at the airport. Mohammed Mattar, Emirates’ divisional senior vice president […]

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Dubai Opens New Cruise Terminal

Dubai Opens New Cruise Terminal

Dubai’s new cruise terminal has been formally opened and officials say that it will help boost the economy of the emirate which expects a 24% rise in cruise tourists this year. Dubai is set to host 120 ships with more than 325,000 passengers this year, compared with 87 cruise ships that brought 261,000 tourists to […]

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New Management Company Launched by Etihad Airways

New Management Company Launched by Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is expanding the range of services it offers business and leisure travellers by launching its new destination management company – Hala Abu Dhabi. Hala Abu Dhabi will be based in Abu Dhabi but will offer travel products, services and activities throughout all 7 Emirates of the UAE. Etihad Airways already plays a crucial […]

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Emirates off to Senegal

Emirates off to Senegal

Emirates, which is already the continent’s 10th biggest airline in terms of weekly capacity, has announced plans this week to start 5 times weekly flights to Dakar in Senegal starting on 1st September 2010. When introduced, it will be the airline’s 19th destination in Africa. Emirates currently serves 3 destinations in South Africa and one […]

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Sleep Box coming to Dubai Airport

Sleep Box coming to Dubai Airport

It is thought that Dubai International Airport is planning to install 50-70 Sleep Boxes.  Sleep Boxes are small cubicle spaces that are available at public places such as airports and train stations where people can book the ‘sleep box’ for a set time period to catch some sleep. Sleep Box offers its users a small […]

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Sharjah Launches New Bus Route to Dubai Metro Station

Sharjah Launches New Bus Route to Dubai Metro Station

A new 20-km-long bus route from Sharjah Airport to Al Rashidiya in Dubai has been launched. The new service will start at Sharjah International Airport and then make a stop at Al Qusais Bus station. The route will cover Sharjah Airport to the Dubai Metro station in Al Rashidiya. The fare costs Dh10 and the […]

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Flights from Dubai to Beijing to be served by World's Largest Aircraft

Flights from Dubai to Beijing to be served by World’s Largest Aircraft

Emirates Airlines has announced that it will deploy the A380 aircraft on its Beijing-Dubai-Beijing route starting August 1, indicating that the world’s largest commercial aircraft will appear in China.The A380 aircraft has 517 seats and will be deployed on the existing EK306/307 flight. The departures from Dubai Airport will be served by Flight EK306 will […]

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Emirates Airline opens Luxury Lounge at Mumbai Airport

Emirates Airline opens Luxury Lounge at Mumbai Airport

The Dubai-based Emirates Airline has become the first international airline to open a dedicated passenger lounge in India  launched one at the Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. A press release issued by the airline said the lounge would play host to Emirates’ first class and business class passengers as well as members of Skywards Gold, […]

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Flydubai adds Flights to Muscat and Kuwait City

Flydubai adds Flights to Muscat and Kuwait City

Flydubai has announced plans to make Muscat and Kuwait City the 12th and 13th destinations on its growing Dubai based network starting from the end of March. Both routes will be served twice daily. Competition on the 350 kilometre route to Muscat will come from Emirates and Oman Air, while the 850 kilometre Kuwait route […]

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