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Carrefour to open at Dubai Investments Park

Carrefour Dubai

Carrefour at Dubai Investments Park Carrefour are set to open a 30,000 Sq.ft hypermarket at Dubai Investments Park. Dubai Investments Park (DIP), is the largest integrated business and residential community in the Middle East which has now collaborated with the hypermarket chain Carrefour to offer residents in Dubai a one-stop shopping experience at Dubai Investments Park. Epitomizing […]

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Record Month at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport Expansion

Dubai Airports has been given the go-ahead to launch a $7.8 billion expansion programme to boost capacity at Dubai International Airport from 60 million to 90 million passengers per year by 2018. With terminal expansion twice the footprint of London Heathrow Terminal 5, additional aircraft movements will be accommodated on the ground with the addition […]

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Emirates Flights to St Petersburg

Emirates Flights to St Petersburg

Flights From Dubai to St Petersburg Emirates has announced that they are set to launch flights into Russia by introducing services to St Petersburg, which will become the most northerly point on emirate’s network. The port city, lying on the Baltic coast and sometimes referred to as Russia’s ‘Northern Capital,’ will be served from 1st […]

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Flydubai Bus Service

Flydubai Bus Service to Dubai Airport

Bus Service to Dubai Airport by Flydubai Flydubai has now introduced a dedicated bus service for those wishing to travel from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 2. The service which begun on 15th June 2011 will operate 4 times a day to Abu Dhabi and 3 times a day to […]

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Emirates Mobile Boarding Pass

Emirates Mobile Boarding Pass

Mobile Boarding pass by Emirates Passengers travelling with Emirates Airline are now able to scan their smartphones rather than paper slips at Dubai airport gates. Emirates, the Arab world’s largest carrier, has become the latest airline to introduce mobile boarding passes for customers equipped with internet-enabled phones or tablet devices. Emirates passengers travelling out of […]

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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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Emirates Flights to Cairo

Emirates Flights to Cairo

Due to the demand for Emirates’ Dubai to Cairo route, the airline has decided to increase the flights they offer to 12 per week with flights operating twice a day, 5 days a week. The increase of the 3 weekly flights now offers greater support for both inbound and outbound passengers, as well as passengers […]

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Dubai Airports say no to Body Scanners

No Dubai Airport Body Scanners

According to the Director-General of Dubai Police’s General Department of Airport Security, Pilot Ahmad Mohammad bin Thani, Arab tradition considers body scanners a violation of human rights and sanctity which is one of the reasons why Dubai airports do not use body scanners. bin Thani said, “There are many other alternatives that can be used […]

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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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Emirates Dubai to Rome Fiumicino

Emirates Dubai to Rome Fiumicino

To mark Rome Fiumicino airport’s 50th anniversary Emirates airlines will be sending one of its A380 super jumbo jets from Dubai to Rome on 6th June 2011. The A380 will be replacing flight EK 97 and EK 98 departing from Dubai Airport at 08:55 and arriving at Rome Airport at 13:15. The return flight will […]

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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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