Category: Abu Dhabi

  
Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports CEO

An Interview with Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

Flying has changed a lot in its 100-year history, from entertainment-free and pricey flights to double-decker aircraft with wi-fi connections. And now Dubai is planning to also radically advance the entire experience before boarding the plane, from travelling to the airport to checking in luggage and passing through security and immigration. Dubai Airports CEO Paul […]

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Hertz Car Hire Opens New Location in Dubai

Hertz Car Hire Opens New Location in Dubai

New Location For Hertz in Dubai Hertz Car Hire in Dubai has announced the opening of a new car rental location at the recently launched Etihad Travel Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The new branch becomes the 20th Hertz location in the UAE among a global network of approximately 11,555 locations. It is located […]

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Emirates Baggage Home Delivery Service

Emirates Baggage Home Delivery Service

Baggage Home Delivery Service by Emirates Emirates now offers it’s passengers a luggage home delivery service from Dubai Airport Terminal 3 so that passengers no longer have to wait for their luggage on arrival at Dubai Airport. Strategically positioned just after the immigration desks, Emirates baggage home delivery service provides passengers with a hassle free […]

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Iceland Volcano ash cloud

Iceland Volcano Threatens Flights in Europe

Ash from an erupting Icelandic volcano headed for Britain could force flight cancellations similar to those experience previously. The eruption of Grimsvoetn has raised concerns over a repeat of last year’s travel chaos sparked by the eruption of another Icelandic volcano which led to the biggest shutdown of European airspace since World War II. low-level […]

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Tickets for Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix

Tickets for Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Tickets Tickets for the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix in November are set to go on sale on Thursday 5th May with the organisers of the Grand Prix event expecting another sell-out. The Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi will once again host the penultimate Formula 1 race for the […]

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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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UAE sets visa fees of $250 to $1,000 for Canadians

UAE sets visa fees of $250 to $1,000 for Canadians

The latest development in a diplomatic row over landing rights will now mean that Canadian nationals may have to pay up to $1,000 in visa fees to travel to the United Arab Emirates from next month Tensions have increased between the UAE and Canada who denied expanded landing rights for UAE airlines flying to Canada […]

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Emirates Flight to Lisbon

Dubai Visas for Canadians under $70

Emirates and Etihad are now offering an alternative to the expensive embassy route for Canadians to obtain a Visa for Dubai. Canadians travelling through Dubai can now obtain a short-term visa of 4 days for $61.5 (Dh225.9), so long as they are travelling with Emirates airline. Canadian citizens holding a valid residency in the UAE […]

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UAE flights to Europe back on schedule

UAE flights to Europe back on schedule

All of Emirates’ 6 gateway airports in the UK are open.. Even as air traffic at London’s Heathrow Airport crawled back to near normal on Thursday, hotels near the airport are cashing in on delays and cancellations caused by freezing weather, charging up to 300% more for rooms at the moment than prices for next […]

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RTA opens Phase 4 of Dubai Bypass Road

RTA opens Phase 4 of Dubai Bypass Road

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened Phase 4 of the Dubai Bypass Road (better known as Trucks Road) linking up with Al Faya Road, Seih Shuaib and Abu Dhabi, better known as ‘Trucks Road’. The Dubai Bypass project extends from Sharjah to the outskirts of Abu Dhabi and also provides an alternative to […]

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Abu Dhabi Prepares For Formula 1 Grand Prix Showdown

Abu Dhabi Prepares For Formula 1 Grand Prix Showdown

Not long after the conclusion of the Brazilian Grand Prix, which is the penultimate race on the Formula 1 Grand Prix calendar that was held in Sao Paulo on Sunday and which saw Sebastian Vettel take first place, all 12 race teams headed for the airport and began their stop-start 12,000-kilometre journey to the Emirate […]

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