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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

Flydubai Flights to Sohag

Dubai’s low cost carrier Flydubai has launched flights to its fourth Egyptian destination this month with the introduction of two weekly flights between Dubai and Sohag along the Nile in central Egypt. Flights will operate 2 times a week with the airline’s 189-seat 737-800s. Flydubai’s previously launched Egyptian destinations include Alexandria, Luxor and Assiut. Dubai […]

April 15, 2011 | By More

Air Arabia Express Between Dubai and Sharjah

The first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, Air Arabia has now introduced a regular shuttle service known as the ‘Air Arabia Express’ between the centre of Dubai and Sharjah International Airport. Air Arabia have confirmed that they will be providing 20 bus services per day between the two Emirates. […]

April 14, 2011 | By More

New Speed Limit Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway

The radars on the Shaikh Maktoum Road, which connects Dubai to Abu Dhabi will soon be adjusted according to the new speed limit to be announced soon. Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police said that the new speed limit and the date of implementation will be announced in due course and […]

April 12, 2011 | By More

Dubai Visit Visa Rules

If you find yourself confused regarding the latest rules and types of visit visas in Dubai then read on to find out more.. Short & long Dubai visas Visas for a period of 30 days are called short visas. Those spanning three months (90 days) are called long visas. Short visas and 90-day visas are […]

April 12, 2011 | By More

Dubai Airport Flights Update

Emirates boosts Manchester to Dubai service. Emirates is to offer a 3rd daily non-stop flight from Manchester to Dubai. The airline will start the new service, operated by an Airbus A330-200 aircraft in a 3-class configuration, on 1st May 2011. The move increases the Emirate’s capacity from Manchester Airport to Dubai by 25%. It will […]

March 22, 2011 | By More

Al Maktoum Airport Passenger Terminal for 2012

The opening of the passenger terminal at Al Maktoum airport is expected to be further delayed to 2012. Plans are currently underway to add larger aircrafts and higher passenger numbers over the next year or so for Al Maktoum airport to become a scheduled passenger and cargo airport during 2012. The opening of Al Maktoum […]

March 22, 2011 | By More

Emirates Now Worlds Third Largest Carrier

Dubai based Emirates Airline has recently been named as the world’s third largest airline by capacity with 144 aircraft in its fleet. Emirates has now overtaking US carrier United and sits only behind Delta and American Airlines. Emirates Airline will produce 16.9 billion available seat kilometres (ASKs) in March 2011, up 9.9 % year-on-year while […]

March 16, 2011 | By More

Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

The recent opening of the Jebel Ali Metro Station in Dubai now brings the number of Dubai Metro stations opened on the red line to 27. The Jebel Ali Metro Station is unique with respect to the fact that it is the only metro station in Dubai built at ground level. The Jebel Ali Metro […]

March 16, 2011 | By More

Emirates Named Airline of the Year

Emirates airline has been awarded the Air Transport World’s ‘Airline of the Year’ at a gala dinner in Washington, DC. The award for the Dubai based airline was presented to Emirates President Tim Clark who had the following to say. “The last few years have been among the most demanding in our industry’s history but […]

February 17, 2011 | By More