Archive for June, 2011


Dubai Terminal 2 Airport Expansion

Expansion at Dubai Airport Dubai Aviation City Corporation has invited contractors to submit tenders for the 3rd phase of expansion of Dubai International Airport. The DACC is inviting prequalification submissions for the superstructure, MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing), SAS, finishes and site works for Dubai Airports Terminal 2 expansion. The project is a multi-phased addition […]

June 27, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 27, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 21, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 21, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 20, 2011 | By More

Emirates Launches European TV Campaign

Emirates to Serve 23 of Europe’s Top 50 Airports Earlier this month, Emirates launched a new TV advertising campaign throughout Europe highlighting how its investment in the Airbus A380 super jumbo jet is generating healthy, long-term employment across many countries. This strategy is being interpreted as something of a charm offensive in light of recent […]

June 17, 2011 | By More

Dubai in Top 10 Tourist Destinations

Dubai as a Tourist Destination According to a study carried out by Mastercard, Dubai is among the top 10 Tourist destinations in the World. Approximately 8 million international tourists will visit Dubai in 2011, which will rank the emirate at No. 9 in terms of visitor arrivals out of 132 cities across the world. The […]

June 17, 2011 | By More

Dubai To Geneva

Flights from Dubai to Geneva The 1st June 2011 saw Emirates expand its European network by adding Geneva to its list of destinations served from its hub at Dubai Airport. The daily flights from Dubai to Geneva will be operated by a combination of Boeing 777-200LR and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The aircraft will be consist […]

June 9, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 6, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 3, 2011 | By More

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 […]

June 3, 2011 | By More