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Lee Westwood Wins Dubai Golf Tournament

Lee Westwood of England became Europe’s No. 1 golfer on Sunday after winning the Dubai World Championship by 6 strokes. Westwood shot a course-record 8-under 64 in the final round at the Earth Course to finish at 23-under 265. He earned $1.25 million with the 31st victory of his career to overtake Rory McIlroy on […]

November 23, 2009 | By More

Flydubai Spreads Network South to Khartoum, Sudan

Dubai’s first low cost airline Flydubai, has begun daily flights to the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with effect from Sunday 8th November 2009. Khartoum sits at the confluence of the Blue and White Niles and is a rapidly growing economy which has now become Flydubai’s 8th destination . At a distance of 1,600 miles from Dubai, the flight […]

November 10, 2009 | By More

Development on World Islands in Dubai due to begin soon

Development on the first group of The World islands is expected to start as early as this month while the others await final clearances and permissions from the regulatory body. Major construction activity on the Nakheel project will start in the second quarter of next year with the developer confirming that work will initially begin on as […]

November 10, 2009 | By More

2 more Islands at The World in Dubai sell for $65 million each!

The Dubai developer Nakheel has confirmed that it has sold 2 more islands on its landmark The World project at an average of $65 million (Dh238.7m) each during July and August of this year, which now leaves just 4 islands on the market. The Managing Director at Nakheel Projects stated that The World continues to be recognised […]

November 2, 2009 | By More

Dubai Set for Opening of Cruise Terminal

Dubai’s new cruise terminal is expected to open in January to support the destination’s plans for growing its cruise industry. Royal Caribbean’s first ship based in the Middle East, Brilliance of the Seas, will start sailing from Dubai in January, stopping at Muscat, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain. Italy’s Costa Cruises has also increased its […]

November 2, 2009 | By More

1.7 Million Passenger use the Dubai Metro in first month!

During its first month of operation, the Dubai Metro has transported a total of 1,740,578 passengers on the Red Line since it opened to the public on September 10 until October 10, according to figures released by the Dubai Roads and Transport Agency (RTA). The Mall of the Emirates station was used by the highest […]

October 31, 2009 | By More

Terminal 3 at Dubai Airport marks 1st anniversary this Month

The Emirates Terminal 3 at Dubai Airport celebrated its first anniversary on the 14th of this month which included many give-aways and special discount offers from Dubai Duty Free. The anniversary consisted of a 3 day birthday celebration that involved thousands of passengers and aviation staff celebrating 12 months of seamless operations and double-digit traffic growth. Terminal […]

October 28, 2009 | By More

Dubai Nationals expected to hold 50% of Metro’s senior positions

The Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) plans to Emiratise half of all specialist and senior administration posts at Dubai Metro by 2013. These include higher administrative posts as well as engineers and technicians who will form the basis of the operation and maintenance process, as well as other support services. The total number of […]

October 27, 2009 | By More

US Raptor to Feature at Dubai Air show

The newest and most advanced US fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor, is set to become one of the showpiece aircraft to take flight at the Dubai Airshow next month. The fighter jet will be joined by 10 other aircraft on display from the US department of defence, including the F-16 fighter and the B1 Bomber. […]

October 27, 2009 | By More

Burj Dubai Tower moves closer to completion

  The World’s tallest tower in Dubai is moving closer to completion. The developer building the world’s tallest skyscraper in Dubai says cladding work on the shiny silver-colored tower’s outside is complete. Completion of the aluminum and glass facade marks a key milestone for Emaar Properties, which is racing to meet a self-imposed deadline to […]

October 26, 2009 | By More

Dubai Airport Guide News Goes Live.!

Welcome to Dubai Airport Guide News.. This blog is designed to be your one stop shop for all the latest news and up to the minute information regarding Dubai International Airport in the UAE. Over time, we are hoping that all the information included on here and on www.dubaiairportguide.com will provide all the information you […]

October 26, 2009 | By More