Month: November 2005

Dubai Plans World’s Biggest Airport

Dubai, 23 Nov. (AKI) – Dubai will have the world’s largest airport once the Jebel Ali International Airport (JXB) is finished, at a cost of more than eight billion US dollars, according to the Dubai government’s Civil Aviation Department. The airport will also feature a residential and commercial city and form part of the 140… Read more »

DTCM join forces with Tourism Australia

DTCM join forces with Tourism Australia to market Dubai and Australia in the UK The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has joined forces with Tourism Australia to promote Dubai and Australia as incentive destinations, to key corporate decision-makers in the UK.

Dubai Sports City launches Manchester United Soccer Schools

From December 14 2005 to April 10 2006, MUSS and DSC will provide the opportunity for young, aspiring soccer players within the UAE to attend courses with coaches from one of the largest and most famous football clubs in the world. Operating from facilities provided by the Al Wasl Sports Club, boys and girls aged… Read more »

Qantas in Emirates’ flight path

DUBAI-based airline Emirates has asked the Federal Government for the right to double flights in and out of Australia from 42 to 84 as part of a plan to continue the airline’s aggressive growth.

Hello Dubai

It’s portrayed as a place of glittering spectacle and conspicuous consumption, but what’s Dubai in the United Arab Emirates really like? Clark Stevenson, an English expat who is one of those who has joined this new gold rush, gives his view.