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Armani Hotel in Dubai Burj Khalifa

The Armani Hotel in Dubai Burj Khalifa will be the World’s first hotel developed by Armani Hotels & Resorts, and is due to open soon. The Armani Hotel in Dubai will also be the first hotel to be launched under the collaboration between Emaar Properties and Giorgio Armani. The Armani Hotel will be an integral […]

April 21, 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

UAE’s Dh40 billion Rail Network on Track

Richard Bowker, CEO of Union Railways, has confirmed that the the construction of the UAE rail network could cost up to Dh40 billion and that the first contract for the 1,500km long passenger and freight rail network could be awarded by the end of 2010. The project for the UAE rail network is expected to […]

March 31, 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

Gloria De Campeao Wins 15th Dubai World Cup at Meydan

Today a new chapter in history was set for the UAE and the sport of horseracing with the culmination of the 7th Dubai International Racing Carnival and the first Dubai World Cup to be held at Meydan which was attended by 60,ooo spectators. Jockey Tiago Pereira and Gloria de Campeao made history winning the Dubai World […]

March 27, 2010 | By More

Number of Trains set to Double on Dubai Metro

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is planning on doubling the number of trains on the Dubai Metro when 7 new stations open on the 25th April. The introduction of the new trains is expected to cut travel times for rush hour commuters by almost half. The number of trains on the Dubai […]

March 19, 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

Emirates Opens £1.3 million Lounge at Birmingham Airport

Emirates has shown its commitment to the region by opening a new £1.3 million lounge at Birmingham International Airport. Situated in the new international pier in Terminal 1, the 7,000 square foot facility is the first dedicated lounge to be offered by a long-haul airline at the airport. Mohammed Mattar, Emirates’ divisional senior vice president […]

March 18, 2010 | By More