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Here’s how you can manage your business like an F1 race car

Competition is most certainly good – not just when it comes to F1, but also when it comes to business and ensuring your organisation is at the peak of its competitive powers

Etihad Conscious Choices

UAE’s Etihad launches Conscious Choices, world’s first green loyalty programme

Conscious Choices will rewards customers with Tier Miles and other benefits for carrying less baggage on board and offsetting their flights’ carbon emissions using Etihad Guest Miles

Private schools across Dubai to follow new working week

The UAE government announced a truncated working week for the public sector earlier today

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Abu Dhabi’s IHC unit raises $13.1bn from direct listing

The firm is now working on listing its healthcare group

Etihad Airways SVO Moscow

UAE’s Etihad ramps up operations to Moscow

Etihad has launched its inaugural flight to the new International Terminal C at Moscow Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport

IHC’s Multiply Group starts trading on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

The group had assets of Dhs8.16bn and 3,240 employees as at end of September 2021

In pictures: UAE’s 50th National Day celebrations

“Our march into the next 50 years will be more challenging and very ambitious. The best is yet to come,” says Sheikh Mohammed

UAE: PCR validity on Al Hosn green pass reduced to 14 days from 30

The update comes in consolidation of the proactive measures to enhance the efforts made at the country level as part of the post Covid-19 recovery strategy

ADNOC board approves Dhs466bn spending plan for 2022-26

ADNOC also announces an increase in national reserves of 4 billion STB of oil and 16 trillion SCF of natural gas

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE

We’re ushering in next 50 years with a well-thought-out strategic vision: UAE President

Sheikh Khalifa affirms that the pursuit of regional and global peace and maintaining the principles of good-neighbourliness will continue

Abu Dhabi Firework

All you need to know about the UAE’s 50th National Day celebrations in Abu Dhabi

There will be over 20 immersive events as well as heritage-focussed festivals, music and dance performances, sporting activities and fireworks displays

Etihad Airways

UAE National Day: Etihad offers up to 50% discount on flights

The 50-hour sale will run from 10pm on November 29 and will end at midnight on December 1, 2021

Abu-Dhabi

Multiply Group becomes IHC’s 8th subsidiary to list on ADX

The group will list on ADX’s main market on December 5

Khalifa University

UAE’s Khalifa University launches investment arm with Dhs100m endowment

The newly formed Khalifa University Enterprises Company will act as the business and investment arm of the university

Etihad Morocco

Etihad to suspend flights between Abu Dhabi and Morocco

The suspension will be effective starting November 30, for a period of two weeks

Emirates Global Aluminium, GE sign pact to cut greenhouse gases

The companies plan to develop a roadmap to cut emissions from the GE’s natural gas turbines

Virtuzone launches MENA region’s first e-commerce accelerator programme

The programme is offered free of cost with the establishment of an e-commerce company with Virtuzone

Abu Dhabi revises operating capacity of indoor, outdoor events and weddings

The operating capacity of indoor events has been increased to 80 per cent

Abu Dhabi’s ADNEC acquires Etihad Holidays

ADNEC’s tourism promotion business – Tourism 365 – will operate Etihad Holidays

Etihad

Etihad opens new early check-in facility for passengers at Abu Dhabi airport

The service is available from November 25-December 31, and allows passengers to check-in up to 24 hours before their flight

Hub71

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 partners with Stripe on payment solutions for tech startups

It will allow these startups to accept payments online, payout funds, and manage their business growth

Shanghai

UAE’s First Abu Dhabi Bank to open first mainland China branch

FAB will offer both RMB and foreign currency business onshore in China through its new branch in Shanghai

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Distribution launches next-gen retail concept

The first new generation store has been opened at ADNOC’s Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers 50% off on flights to all destinations

The airline is doing so to commemorate the UAE’s Golden Jubilee anniversary

Abu Dhabi’s G42 to start first driverless car trials in Mideast

Group 42’s Bayanat unit will begin with five cars on Yas Island

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Bay Waterfront to open on December 1

The waterfront is minutes away from Yas Island’s attractions, including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and CLYMB

UAE pushes ahead with $20bn gas project to boost exports

ADNOC is among several major state oil companies increasing production of gas as consumers try to switch away from crude and coal

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC, TAQA form global green energy joint venture

The partnership will create a clean energy giant, with a total generating capacity of at least 30 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030

NBA Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi signs multi-year agreement to host NBA games starting 2022

The partnership also involves opening Jr. NBA Leagues for boys and girls at schools across the UAE

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank appoints DIB banker as group CEO

Nasser Abdulla Al Awadhi previously served as the group chief of consumer banking at Dubai Islamic Bank