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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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Dubai Metro Green Line Opens

Dubai Metro Green Line Opens

Two years to the day after becoming the Gulf’s first mass-transit rail system, the Dubai Metro has opened its Green line. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, launched on September 9, 2011, the official operation of the Dubai Metro Green Line which stretches 23 km and comprises 18 stations in addition to the […]

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RTA launches monthly Dubai Nol passes

RTA launches monthly Dubai Nol passes

Regular commuters of the Metro in Dubai can now travel unlimited within their selected zones as RTA launches a variety of monthly passes for a fixed price. The monthly Nol card passes come in 3 denominations of Dh100, Dh180 and Dh270, each with a particular travel plan. The Dh100 pass is limited for travelling with […]

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Higher Fares on Dubai's Metro and Buses

Higher Fares on Dubai’s Metro and Buses

Public Transport commuters in Dubai will have to pay more for traveling inside Central Business Districts as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) re-structure mobility zones in Dubai. With the launch of the Green Line, the expansion of zones from 5 to 7, metro and bus fares for travelling in the area would be affected. […]

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Dubai Metro Green Line Update

Dubai Metro Green Line Update

Dubai Metro Green Line News His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai will launch the official operation of the Dubai Metro Green Line in September 2011. The Green Line in Dubai covers a distance of 23 km and consists of 16 stations in […]

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Dubai Taxi Booking system

RTA in Dubai to spend $5.45 billion

The RTA in Dubai have confirmed that they will spend approximately 20 billion dirhams ($5.45 billion) over the coming 4 years to fund exisiting projects but announced that they will not be considering an increase in toll charges using their electronic toll collection system or creating new toll gates to raise money for any future […]

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Kids Go Free in Dubai 14th May to 30th September 2011

Kids Go Free in Dubai

With Dubai’s renowned safe environment, beautiful beaches and affordable luxury, it is no wonder that the emirate of Dubai is rapidly turning into a popular destination for a family holiday. To encourage this the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing has launched a promotion which has been labeled as ‘Kids Go Free in Dubai’ which was […]

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Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

The recent opening of the Jebel Ali Metro Station in Dubai now brings the number of Dubai Metro stations opened on the red line to 27. The Jebel Ali Metro Station is unique with respect to the fact that it is the only metro station in Dubai built at ground level. The Jebel Ali Metro […]

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RTA to Launch Dubai Travel Pass

RTA to Launch Dubai Travel Pass

Visitors arriving at Dubai Airport will not have to take expensive taxis from Dubai airport as they will be given a travel pack on arrival containing full information about public transport in Dubai. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dubai Travel Pass named Terhaal will be launched soon in partnership with Dnata. […]

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Check in at Mall of the Emirates and other stations

Check in at Mall of the Emirates and other stations

The opportunity for Emirates to introduce self-service check in kiosks at key Dubai Metro stations has been possible due to the relaxation of the regulations governing luggage on the Dubai Metro, Passengers can use the machines to access their boarding passes up to 2 hours before their departure time and travel directly to Emirates Terminal […]

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Dubai Metro Green Line Tests Underway

Dubai Metro Green Line Tests Underway

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in the presence of the Dubai Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the Dubai Metro’s Green Line experimental operational phase. During the launch, Sheikh Mohammed described the Dubai Metro […]

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