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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 Luxury Taxi Service

Dubai Luxury Taxi Service

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) and Roads &Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced a new luxury taxi service in Dubai aimed at serving customers better. The fleet includes 20 high-end vehicles, all painted black, and driven by hand-picked drivers with excellent track records. Commuters will be offered high quality services, with privacy being one of the […]

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Dubai Taxi Child Seats

Dubai Taxi Child Seats

Child Seats on Dubai Airport Taxis Dubai Airports taxi fleet of the Dubai Taxi Corporation at the Roads & Transport Authority will be equipped with free child seats as part of the “Child Safety First” campaign in co-operation with ‘BabyShop’. The campaign, which will runs for 3 months, aims at advancing the awareness of the […]

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Dubai Luxury Taxi Service

Dubai Taxi rolls out ‘Vehicles with no lost items’ campaign

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), & Roads Transport Authority (RTA) has recently launched ‘Vehicles with no lost items’ campaign to educate cabdrivers on the adverse impacts of failing to find passengers’ lost items on Dubai Taxi Corporation’s services and reputation. Yousef Al Ali, Director of DTC Fleet Operations said… The campaign, being the first of […]

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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 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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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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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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