Archive for August, 2010


Dubai World Central Signs Agreements with 20 Companies

20 new companies have signed agreements with Dubai World Central (DWC) over the last 2 months since the opening of Al Maktoum International Airport. The companies who have signed up at DWC are both local and foreign. Dubai World Central and its corresponding units are experiencing an increased interest from local and foreign companies to […]

August 25, 2010 | By More

Emirate’s Adds 2nd Dubai to Houston Flight

Emirates Airline has announced plans to introduce a 2nd daily flight between Dubai and Houston on 1st November. The expansion will also come in the form of another daily flight between Dubai and Los Angeles, to begin on 31st October. This gives the Dubai-based airline 2 flights daily to Houston, both on Boeing 777 aircraft. […]

August 16, 2010 | By More

56million use Dubai Public Buses

Around 56 million passengers used the public bus in Dubai in the first 6 months of this year, almost equal to the number of passengers in the same period last year. The latest figures released by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) showed that some 119 million passengers were expected to use public buses […]

August 16, 2010 | By More

Emirates Launches Madrid Flights

Emirates Airlines has launched daily non-stop flights from Dubai to Madrid on the 1st August 2010 which now provides the only scheduled passenger service between Spain and Dubai. The recent introduction of flights from Madrid to Dubai has made the Spanish capital Emirate’ss 25th destination in Europe. Madrid has been introduced as Emirates’ 4th destination […]

August 16, 2010 | By More

Dubai Water Bus Taxi Services Extended over Ramadan

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has extended the working hours of its water buses and water taxis during the holy month of Ramadan. Dubai Water bus Taxi services will now operate from 8am to 10pm, while water taxis in Dubai city will be available from 10am to midnight. The new working hours […]

August 16, 2010 | By More

Emirates adds check-in kiosks at Dubai Metro stations

Emirates has announced the introduction of self-service check-in kiosks at stations on the Dubai Metro network. This now means that passengers travelling on the Dubai Metro can check in for their return flight from their destination before arriving at Dubai International Airport. Emirates Airlines confirmed that passengers can use the machines at the Mall of […]

August 4, 2010 | By More

Emirates to introduce flights to Dakar

With the inauguration of Emirates new route to Dakar now just 4 weeks away, Emirates Airlines has unveiled a large number of economical benefits that the new service to Dakar will bring to the Middle East, West Africa and markets throughout Emirates international network. As the sole scheduled passenger service between the UAE and Senegal, […]

August 3, 2010 | By More

New Water Taxis for Dubai

A new on demand water taxi service has being launched by the RTA in Dubai which is designed to work like a regular car taxi service. The water taxi service in Dubai operates from 10am until 10pm and 5 new water taxis will be introduced. Customers wishing to use the Dubai Water Taxi service can […]

August 3, 2010 | By More