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Dubai Airports restores operations after UAE floods

Dubai Airports returns to full operational capacity, CEO says

Dubai’s main international airport returned to its normal flight schedule on Monday and is back to operating around 1,400 flights a day

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Iraq, Turkey, Qatar, UAE sign preliminary deal to cooperate on $17bn Development Road project

The project will establish a vital connection between Iraq’s Grand Faw Port in the south, renowned for its oil resources, and Turkey in the north

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UAE’s G42 announces collaboration with global tech giant Qualcomm

G42 said it would be collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies to bring the high performance, low power Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 solutions to market

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UAE rains: Dubai’s KHDA, Sharjah urge flexible learning at schools

KHDA officials have been onsite at various schools to ensure readiness to receive students

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Spinneys sets IPO price range, to make DFM debut on May 9

The subscription period for UAE retail investors will run from April 23-29, and for professional investors until April 30

UAE banks to defer personal, car loan instalments for 6 months

UAE floods: Banks to defer personal, car loan installments for 6 months

The central bank said banks will not impose additional fees, interest or profits for loan repayment deferrals

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UAE rains: Which free repair services are Dubai developers offering?

This initiative, spearheaded by Sheikh Hamdan, aims to alleviate the effects of the storm and facilitate the restoration of normalcy in affected communities

Sheikh Hamdan orders early payment of Dubai govt employees’ salaries

UAE floods: Sheikh Hamdan orders early payment of Dubai govt employees’ salaries

The early disbursement is aimed at helping employees manage their family needs and ensuring their well-being during the current period

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Sharjah drops traffic fines for rain violations, issues free damage certificates

Submerged roads and rising floodwaters forced hundreds of residents to abandon their vehicles, navigating through murky waters to seek safety

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UAE weather: More rains from Monday forecasts NCM

Dubai is expected to receive minimal rainfall with partly cloudy conditions on most days this week

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Global plastic treaty talks: What do countries and companies want?

The treaty is meant to address plastics through their entire lifecycle – from when they are produced, to how they are used and then disposed of

ADCB’s brand value soars to Dhs10.5bn in 2023

UAE bank ADCB’s brand value soars to Dhs10.5bn in 2023

The bank moved up four places to rank 109th in Brand Finance’s top 500 banking brands globally

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Ample oil supplies limit impact of Middle East tensions on prices

The weakening signs in physical markets have been driven by peak refinery maintenance, extra supply from the US, and a recovery from outages at some producers

British airways resumes service to Abu Dhabi after four years Image Supplied

British Airways resumes service to Abu Dhabi after four years

The new daily service caters to the growing demand for further flights connecting the global tourism and business hubs of London and Abu Dhabi

Dubai ratifies bad weather mitigation initiatives

Dubai greenlights initiatives to mitigate impact of severe weather

Sheikh Hamdan directed the Dubai Land Department to coordinate with property developers to expedite the restoration of normalcy

Dubai airport departure operations improving steadily, says CEO

Dubai Airports’ Paul Griffiths says departures improving steadily

To reduce congestion, the airports operator advised travellers against arriving too early at Dubai International Airport to avoid overcrowding

Emirates, flydubai restore regular flight schedules

Emirates, flydubai return to normal schedule from Dubai airport

Emirates has put together a task force to sort, reconcile and deliver some 30,000 pieces of left-behind baggage to their owners

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OPEN LETTER: Sir Tim Clark on UAE’s record-breaking storms

Emirates’ has had to revise schedules and curtail some services to accommodate the backlog that was caused by the disruption

Abu Dhabi sees non-oil foreign trade growth of 8% in 2023

Abu Dhabi sees strong non-oil trade growth amid diversification push

The latest data from the statistics authority shows that non-oil foreign trade grew by more than Dhs281.9bn in 2023

RTA, Dubai Municipality intensify clean up operations after storm

RTA, Dubai Municipality intensify clean up operations after storm

The two entities have taken steps to minimise disruptions across the city, including clean up operations and rerouting traffic

Emaar to repair rain hit homes in its communities for free Image Emaar

Emaar to repair homes affected by severe weather for free

The developer said it will cover all costs for repairs of homes within its communities affected in Dubai, ensuring residents face no financial burden

Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports limits arrivals: Air India, Emirates and flydubai revise flight schedules

Over 1,632 flights have been cancelled since the torrential downpour, on April 16, that brought Dubai to a standstill

Emirates, Boeing partner to advance aircraft maintenance

Dubai’s Emirates halts check-in for connections after bad weather

The suspension is aimed at supporting operations recovery at Dubai International Airport as the travel hub continues to struggle to clear a backlog of flights

UAE signs bilateral trade deal with Colombia

UAE, Colombia sign a bilateral trade agreement

The trade pact follows a significant increase in bilateral non-oil trade between the two countries, which reached a record $53.1m in 2023

NCM forecasts more rain across the UAE next week

UAE weather: More rain expected across Emirates next week

The country is expected to experience light to moderate rainfall, which could be heavy in some areas

UAE’s IRH eyes majority stake in Vedanta’s Zambian mines

UAE mining giant eyes majority stake in Vedanta’s Zambian mines

The mining firm’s offer for a controlling stake in Vedanta Resources is non-binding and talks are ongoing

Sochi added to flydubvai summer network

Flydubai cancels flights to Tehran

International flights into Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport have been cancelled

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Real estate: Emirates REIT property income hits a record $74m in FY2023

Emirates REIT’s net property income surged by 12 per cent to $62m, driven by strategic asset performance optimisation

UAE signs bilateral trade deal with Costa Rica

UAE signs bilateral trade deal with Costa Rica

The trade pact between the two countries is expected to enhance trade flows, increase private-sector collaboration, and provide new investment opportunities

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Emirates, flydubai and Air Arabia resume check-ins for flights

While check-in services have resumed, operational challenges persist at DXB due to heavy rains experienced earlier in the week