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Dubai Opens New Cruise Terminal

Dubai’s new cruise terminal has been formally opened and officials say that it will help boost the economy of the emirate which expects a 24% rise in cruise tourists this year. Dubai is set to host 120 ships with more than 325,000 passengers this year, compared with 87 cruise ships that brought 261,000 tourists to […]

March 17, 2010 | By More

New Management Company Launched by Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is expanding the range of services it offers business and leisure travellers by launching its new destination management company – Hala Abu Dhabi. Hala Abu Dhabi will be based in Abu Dhabi but will offer travel products, services and activities throughout all 7 Emirates of the UAE. Etihad Airways already plays a crucial […]

March 10, 2010 | By More

Emirates off to Senegal

Emirates, which is already the continent’s 10th biggest airline in terms of weekly capacity, has announced plans this week to start 5 times weekly flights to Dakar in Senegal starting on 1st September 2010. When introduced, it will be the airline’s 19th destination in Africa. Emirates currently serves 3 destinations in South Africa and one […]

March 9, 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

Flydubai adds Flights to Muscat and Kuwait City

Flydubai has announced plans to make Muscat and Kuwait City the 12th and 13th destinations on its growing Dubai based network starting from the end of March. Both routes will be served twice daily. Competition on the 350 kilometre route to Muscat will come from Emirates and Oman Air, while the 850 kilometre Kuwait route […]

March 4, 2010 | By More

Flights From Dubai to Tokyo, Amsterdam, Prague & Madrid

Emirates Airlines based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced that it will launch non-stop flights from Dubai to Tokyo on March 28th 2010, Dubai to Amsterdam on May 1st 2010, Dubai to Prague on July 1st 2010 and Dubai to Madrid on August 1st 2010. Emirates will operate 5 flights a […]

March 3, 2010 | By More

Dubai International Boat Show

A wide selection of beautiful superyachts and boats have been confirmed for this year’s Dubai International Boat Show which opens next Tuesday. More than 25 superyachts larger than 21 metres will adorn the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) from 9th – 13th March 2010. Alongside the 400 or so boats, the Dubai boat show will […]

March 3, 2010 | By More

Al Maktoum Airport Set To Open on June 27th 2010

Dubai is set to open its 2nd and what is planned to be the World’s largest airport, Al Maktoum International Airport on June 27 2010 with the launch of freighter operations. With just 4 months to go before the opening, Dubai Airports is in advanced talks with airlines, both passenger and cargo, on every continent to start […]

March 1, 2010 | By More