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Emirates to Begin Flights to Baghdad

Emirates has announced that it will begin flights to Baghdad from Dubai in July this year. The airline is  the latest carrier to add flights to Iraq as the nation struggles to recover from war. Emirates says the new route to Baghdad will be among 6 new routes introduced by the Dubai-based airline this year. […]

May 13, 2010 | By More

Air Berlin to Dubai Airport

Air Berlin has announced plans to expand its connections to the Middle East with an introduction of a new route to Dubai later this year. Air Berlin will provide 3 services a week from Berlin Tegel Airport to Dubai Airport as part of its winter 2010 timetable. The flights from Berlin to Dubai are now […]

May 13, 2010 | By More

Luggage Allowances on Dubai Metro

The recent opening of 7 new stations on the Dubai Metro and the Airport Terminal 1 station in particular has prompted The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to revise its baggage / luggage policy for Dubai Metro users. With the Dubai Metro now linking Dubai Airport’s Terminals 1 and 3 as far as Ibn Battuta, […]

May 12, 2010 | By More

Flights From Mumbai to Dubai & New Delhi to Dubai

India’s only 5 Star Airline, Kingfisher Airlines, has announced the launch of 3 new international routes from India. Kingfisher Airlines have now introduced direct flights from Mumbai to Dubai which representa a total number of 5 international destinations that Kingfisher Airlines now flies to from Mumbai. The other 4 international destinations that Kingfisher Airlines operates […]

May 10, 2010 | By More

Dubai Metro To Serve Over 100,000 Passengers a Day

Since the opening of 7 further metro stations on the Dubai Metro Red Line, it is expected that the number of passengers using the Dubai Metro daily will exceed 100,000 per day. The new stations : Emirates Airport Terminal 1, Al Karama, Emirates Towers, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, and Ibn Battuta now link distant […]

May 10, 2010 | By More

Etihad to Open Premium Lounge at Manchester

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways has announced that it will be opening a premium lounge at Manchester Airport’s Terminal 1 building later this year. This will represent the 3rd Etihad lounge to open outside of Etihad’s home base in Abu Dhabi. Etihad’s new lounge at Manchester Airport is part of […]

May 6, 2010 | By More

RTA Opens 3 Dubai Metro Feeder Bus Routes

The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority has today launched 3 new Bus feeder services for the Dubai Metro Stations to cover more areas within the Dubai Emirate and will  also embark on widening, upgrading and merging other routes in Dubai as well. The launch of the new routes has come to light as a result […]

April 30, 2010 | By More

Armani Opens First Hotel in Dubai

Italian designer Giorgio Armani opened his first hotel at the world’s tallest tower in Dubai on Tuesday, giving a boost to the Gulf Arab emirate’s bid to recover from a debt crisis. The designer brought his trademark minimalist style to a city famous for excess, with the Armani Hotel Dubai designed with an understated palette […]

April 28, 2010 | By More

10th Dubai Airport Expo Opens

The 10th edition of the international Dubai Airport Expo was opened yesterday and the 3 day event was inaugurated by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. The exhibition will showcase the latest technologies in the global airport industry. Professionals will share their expertise on enhancing operational efficiencies of […]

April 26, 2010 | By More

Etihad to Add Flights to Baghdad and Erbil in Iraq

Etihad Airways has unveiled plans this week to become the first carrier from the United Arab Emirates to serve Iraq. Subject to government and regulatory approvals, Etihad will begin to serve flights to Baghdad from Abu Dhabi Airport 5 times a week starting on 26th April. From the 1st June, Etihad will also be offering […]

April 22, 2010 | By More

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