Archive for July, 2010


Emirates Purchases 30 Boeing 777

Emirates Airline has placed an order yesterday with Boeing for an additional 30 777-300ER aircraft, worth approximately $9.1 billion (Dh33.4 billion) in list prices. The new order by Emirates adds to the fleet of 71 777-300ERs previously ordered, of which 53 aircraft are currently in service. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum witnessed the […]

July 20, 2010 | By More

Emirates to Place order for Boeing 777’s

The Farnborough International Airshow kicked off today with Boeing and Airbus hopeful of securing big orders for their planes in the face of rising competition. The Farnborough International Airshow is one of aviation’s biggest trade shows and is renowned for being an arena for major deal announcements and this year’s event is set to follow […]

July 19, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airports Consider Use of Face Recognition Cameras

The 2 Airports in Dubai, Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport are considering the use of face recognition cameras to enhance security at the airports in Dubai. New hi-tech cameras will be installed at Dubai Airport and Al Maktoum Airport to ensure better security measures as 732 criminal cases have been registered this […]

July 19, 2010 | By More

Emirates Flies A380 to Delhi

Emirates operated its first superjumbo A380 to New Delhi yesterday as a special flight to celebrate the launch of the newly opened Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the Indian capital. This move by Emirates has given rise to speculation that the airline is looking to launch its superjumbo A380 into India in […]

July 16, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airports Scrap Full Body Security Scanners

Police in Dubai have announced that full-body security scanners will not be used at the airports due to the fact that the devices do not correspond with national customs and ethics Ahmad Mohammad Bin Thani, head of airport security said that the security scanners “contradict Islam,” andf that the idea was scrapped “out of respect […]

July 16, 2010 | By More

RTA Completes Dubai Bypass Road Project

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the work of all phases of the Dubai Bypass road project. The road offers alternative corridor to Emirates road and Shaikh Zayed road without having to drive through urban areas. The Bypass road extends from Sharjah’s Al Saja’a interchange to the exit point from Dubai to […]

July 15, 2010 | By More

Emirates Increases Flights From Singapore to Dubai

From the 1st July 2010, Emirates has increased its services from Singapore to Dubai to 21 weekly flights instead of the previous 19 flights and now offers even more connections onto the 14 daily UK flights departing from Dubai. Emirates recently doubled up its Heathrow A380 services and all Singapore to Dubai flights in both […]

July 15, 2010 | By More