Month: May 2006

Arabian flights open economy

EMIRATES, the Dubai-based international airline, has recently celebrated its second year of operations between Glasgow and Dubai, with the carrier announcing that the route has seen growth of more than 30 per cent in its second year. The daily service has been one of the major success stories in Scottish aviation history, being profitable from… Read more »

Emirates Launches Dubai Summer Packages

With the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS-2006) around the corner, the Emirates airlines has announced the launch of exceptional value-for-money packages starting from as little as US $43. Valid from June 21 until September 1, the packages offer customers a choice of 22 city and beach hotels in various price-brackets and are available to all Emirates… Read more »

26 more lanes for crossings by ’08

Dubai: Crossing the Dubai Creek to commute between Deira and Bur Dubai will not be a nightmare for motorists in the near future as the number of lanes will be increased from the existing 19 to 45 by 2008. "A number of lanes on crossings over Dubai creek will be increased to 38 lanes in… Read more »

Dubai Municipality To Undertake AED1.5 Billion Projects

Dubai Municipality will undertake AED1.5 billion worth civic projects with a major focus on reshaping and restructuring the heart of the city and providing basic services to the newly-developed parts of the emirate. The civic body is aiming to have zero visits by its customers to its offices by providing all civic services online by… Read more »

Emirates boost capacity on london route.

Emirates airlines has increased capacity by more than 500 seats each week on its services between Dubai and London Gatwick, with the introduction of a new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on one of its three daily flights to London Gatwick. EK now operates the brand new Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft, the longest, and one of… Read more »

Friday-Saturday weekend in UAE from September

Dubai: In September the UAE’s official weekend will be Friday and Saturday. All public sector establishments as well as government and private schools will adopt the new weekend in place of the present Thursday-Friday. The decision was taken by the Cabinet in line with the directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al… Read more »