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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

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

Iceland Volcano Threatens Flights in Europe

Ash from an erupting Icelandic volcano headed for Britain could force flight cancellations similar to those experience previously. The eruption of Grimsvoetn has raised concerns over a repeat of last year’s travel chaos sparked by the eruption of another Icelandic volcano which led to the biggest shutdown of European airspace since World War II. low-level […]

May 24, 2011 | By More

Dubai Airport to be Worlds Busiest by 2015

Dubai Airport is on course to be the worlds busiest international airport by 2015 as it expects to handle approximately 75 million passengers by 2015 and 98 million passengers by 2020. The latest reports from Dubai Airports makes for very positive reading for travellers heading to Dubai as it shows signs that more and more people […]

May 12, 2011 | By More

Kids Go Free in Dubai

With Dubai’s renowned safe environment, beautiful beaches and affordable luxury, it is no wonder that the emirate of Dubai is rapidly turning into a popular destination for a family holiday. To encourage this the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing has launched a promotion which has been labeled as ‘Kids Go Free in Dubai’ which was […]

April 27, 2011 | By More

Kevin Spacey Theatre Academy in Dubai

Kevin Spacey’s Middle East Theatre Academy Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has now launched the foundation of the Middle East Theatre Academy in Dubai. The Theatre Academy in Dubai will be the first of its kind in the emirate. The aim of the project is designed to motivate and build self-confidence in underprivileged children and teenagers […]

April 27, 2011 | By More

Emirates A380 to Shanghai

China’s most populated city, Shanghai is set to join Emirates’ expanding network of Airbus A380 destinations when the superjumbo begins its non-stop service from Dubai Airport on 27th April 2011. Shanghai will become Emirates’ 3rd destination in China to welcome Emirate’s Airbus A380 following the launch of the A380 service to Beijing on 1st August […]

April 19, 2011 | By More

Emirates to Link Rio de Janeiro with Dubai

Emirates Airways has confirmed that Rio de Janeiro will soon be linked with Dubai Airport by a faster non-stop daily service which is to begin operation on the 3rd of January next year. Buenos Aires will become an extension of this daily service from Rio de Janeiro which will mean that passengers can connect faster […]

April 15, 2011 | By More