Dubai’s Emirates suspends Kabul flights

On August 15, an Emirates flight from Dubai abandoned its landing in Kabul and returned to the emirate

Emirati Human Resources Development Council

Dubai’s 100-day action plan aims to boost employment of Emiratis in private sector

The plan will include strategies to coordinate with the education sector to link learning outcomes to job market requirements

Emirates flight returns from Kabul, flydubai temporarily suspends operations

Taliban forces now hold all of Afghanistan’s border crossings, leaving Kabul airport as the only route out

How Dubai’s resilient property market is beckoning international interest

The emirate’s residential market is seeing growing interest from international investors due to its robust fundamentals

Dubai increases capacity at hotels, restaurants and cinemas, eases timings for events

Restaurants, cafes, clubs and bars are also now permitted to operate at 80 per cent capacity

Winners of Property Finder Awards on the way ahead

The seventh edition of the awards honoured top brokerages in the UAE, who raised the industry standards despite the challenging circumstances

Public parking free in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Thursday for Hijri New Year

The toll gates in Abu Dhabi will also be free of charge on Thursday, August 12

Dubai developer Emaar’s property sales surge as market recovers

Property sales surged to Dhs9.73bn in the second quarter, growing seven times over the year-ago period

Dubai’s DHA expands home vaccination drive offering Pfizer to more categories

The categories eligible for the service include people of determination, Emiratis aged 50 and above and Dubai residents who are 60 and older

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Dubai’s Emirates ramps up network to adapt to looser travel restrictions

The airline is restoring capacity on 29 routes including to cities in the UK, US and Africa

How Dubai’s luxury property segment is defying all odds

The emirate’s luxury property segment is booming, with price no criteria for the right residence

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The SME Story: Fadi Ghaly, CEO and founder of Count’d

Dubai-based healthy meal subscription app Count’d has plans to expand into Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain next year

Dubai airport receives 10.6 million passengers in H1, anticipates ‘robust growth’ ahead

DXB is expecting to handle more than a million passengers between August 12-22

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Dubai’s Emaar Malls reports profits of Dhs622m in H1 2021, up 80%

Revenue for H1 2021 amounted to Dhs2.048bn, up 23 per cent year-on-year

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Covid-19 vaccination not required for residents to return to Dubai from India

Emirates issued the directive in response to customer queries on Twitter

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Dubai’s Emirates releases behind-the-scenes footage of its Burj Khalifa promo

A single drone was used to capture the footage in a continuous take to film the complete sequence

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Watch: Emirates video of flight attendant on top of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa goes viral

The 32-second clip to celebrate the UAE’s removal from UK’s travel red list shows an Emirates flight attendant standing at the top of the world’s tallest building

UAE carriers Etihad, Emirates announce resumption of flights to UK

From August 11 until October 30, Emirates will operate four weekly flights between Dubai and Glasgow

How user experience is instrumental to developing sustainable smart cities

Cities are complex, networked, and continuously changing social ecosystems, shaped and transformed through different technologies and human interests

Flights to and from Nigeria suspended until August 15 – Emirates

Customers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days will not be permitted on any Emirates flights bound for Dubai

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UAE carriers Emirates and Etihad issue updates on flights from India, Pakistan, other countries

Authorities issued new guidelines on Tuesday as to those who will be able to travel to and through the UAE starting August 5

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Dubai’s Emirates partners with Aeromar to expand connectivity in Mexico and the US

Customers can book tickets to fly to and from 12 destinations in Mexico and the US connecting to Emirates’ flights EK 256/255

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Emirates Skywards members can earn a mile every minute during visit to Dubai

Existing and new members can earn up to 5,000 Miles during this offer valid until March 31, 2022

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Those working in Dubai have among the world’s highest take-home salaries

PwC based its results after deducting tax and social security obligations

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Dubai’s Museum of the Future named among the world’s 14 most beautiful museums

The building spans an area of 30,000 square metres, with the seven-storey pillarless structure rising 77 metres above the ground

Dubai’s DAFZA records 8.3% increase in sales revenues for H1 2021

DAFZA also posted an 88.4 per cent rise in the number of registered companies in the first half of the year

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Michel Chalhoub, founder of Dubai-based luxury retailer, dies

The founder and chairman of the Dubai-headquartered luxury retailer Chalhoub Group was 89

Dubai RTA’s revenues via digital platforms hit Dhs2.6bn in 2020

RTA’s digitalisation efforts resulted in a 64.5 per cent reduction in the number of transactions completed at customer happiness centers in 2020 compared to 2019

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed names board members of various organisations in the UAE

The organisations include the British University in Dubai, Dubai Cares, Dubai Women Establishment and the Watani Al Emarat Foundation


Sheikh Hamdan issues resolution to waive and reduce fees for 88 government services in Dubai

The resolution is intended to stimulate economic growth, promote competitiveness, lower living costs, and support investors