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Flydubai Adds Flights to Kabul and Luxor

Since Flydubai’s announcement last week on introducing new routes to Assiut and Istanbul, Flydubai have now revealed plans to add flights to Kabul and Luxor to its growing network. Dubai to Kabul will be served 5 times a week from 17th May 2010 and Dubai to Luxor will be served 3 times a week from […]

April 22, 2010 | By More

Flydubai Adds Istanbul and Assiut

Aswell as recently announcing 2 new routes to Muscat and Kuwait City, Flydubai has also now revealed plans to introduce 3 weekly flights to Assiut in Egypt from the 24th May and 5 weekly flights to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen airport in Turkey from the 17th June. The CEO of Flydubai, Ghaith Al Ghaith said: “The […]

April 14, 2010 | By More

Opening of Dubai Metro Stations Delayed

Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that the planned opening of 7 Dubai Metro stations will be delayed by 5 days. New trains are currently being tested to coincide with the launch and the relevant stations on the Dubai Metro Red Line are now set to open on the 30th April. October 2010 […]

April 13, 2010 | By More

Concourse 3 at Dubai Airport

Concourse 3 at Dubai International Airport is on track to be unveiled in 2012. Concourse 3 at Dubai Airport, (C3) which is part of the Terminal 3 building, is being constructed at a cost of Dh12.85bn ($3.5bn) and it will be the world’s first dedicated facility of its size for the Airbus A380 mega jumbo […]

April 12, 2010 | By More

Holiday Inn Express at Dubai Airport Officially Opens

Yesterday the 381-room Holiday Inn Express at Dubai International Airport was officially opened. The hotel is now InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) 4th Hotel in Dubai and 8th property throughout the Middle East and Africa region. The hotel is expected to benefit from the 11 million tourists that are due to visit the UAE this year. […]

April 4, 2010 | By More

Etihad and Emirates Begin Services to Tokyo

Both Middle East carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways launched their flights to Tokyo yesterday with Qatar Airways to follow suit on 26th April. Emirates are now operating 5 weekly flights to Tokyo, adding to its daily service to Osaka that was launched back in 2002. A large demand is already in place from Tokyo with […]

March 29, 2010 | By More

Emirates Introducing 2nd A380 Airbus at Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is to be serviced by a second Emirates A380 double-decker jumbo jet which offers passengers the ultimate luxury flight experience. Emirates currently operates 1 service a day on the state-of-the-art 517 seat Airbus A380 aircraft from Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport with a daily departure of 14.15. From 1st July 2010, an extra […]

March 18, 2010 | By More

Sleep Box coming to Dubai Airport

It is thought that Dubai International Airport is planning to install 50-70 Sleep Boxes.  Sleep Boxes are small cubicle spaces that are available at public places such as airports and train stations where people can book the ‘sleep box’ for a set time period to catch some sleep. Sleep Box offers its users a small […]

March 8, 2010 | By More

Sharjah Launches New Bus Route to Dubai Metro Station

A new 20-km-long bus route from Sharjah Airport to Al Rashidiya in Dubai has been launched. The new service will start at Sharjah International Airport and then make a stop at Al Qusais Bus station. The route will cover Sharjah Airport to the Dubai Metro station in Al Rashidiya. The fare costs Dh10 and the […]

March 8, 2010 | By More

Flights from Dubai to Beijing to be served by World’s Largest Aircraft

Emirates Airlines has announced that it will deploy the A380 aircraft on its Beijing-Dubai-Beijing route starting August 1, indicating that the world’s largest commercial aircraft will appear in China.The A380 aircraft has 517 seats and will be deployed on the existing EK306/307 flight. The departures from Dubai Airport will be served by Flight EK306 will […]

March 5, 2010 | By More

Emirates Airline opens Luxury Lounge at Mumbai Airport

The Dubai-based Emirates Airline has become the first international airline to open a dedicated passenger lounge in India  launched one at the Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. A press release issued by the airline said the lounge would play host to Emirates’ first class and business class passengers as well as members of Skywards Gold, […]

March 4, 2010 | By More