Atlantis The Palm Dubai

Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm to offer international guests free in-resort Covid-19 tests

Guests need to book a minimum stay of five nights in order to avail of the free testing service

Emirates NBD, DMCC partner to ease payment process for freezone members

A zero per cent credit card installment plan has been introduced for a wide range of DMCC services

Sheikh Hamdan issues resolution on tourist camps in Dubai

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing is the sole entity responsible for the operation of tourist camps in Dubai

Dubai Health Authority

Back-to-school Covid-19 helpline launched in Dubai

The 24×7 helpline operated by the Dubai Health Authority will address concerns regarding the virus and precautionary measures in place to safeguard against it

Jaguar Land Rover JLR New Regional HQ at DSO

Construction on Jaguar Land Rover’s new regional HQ at Dubai Silicon Oasis completed

The 14,000-square-metre facility comprises of a training academy, an engineering testing unit and a customer relations centre

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Lusaka

The resumption will boost the airline’s global network to 79 cities, beginning next month

Dubai, Abu Dhabi govt staff can work from home if children enrolled in e-learning

The policy will be applicable only on the days the children are attending classes remotely

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Bangkok

Emirates’ network will grow to 78 destinations in September


Sheikh Mohammed authorises Dubai Police to use security cameras in public spaces

Police officers are prohibited from transferring, storing, transmitting or publishing any security footage without written consent from relevant authorities

DMCC Agricota

Rural Indian farmers can now connect directly to UAE food industry through new portal

The platform uses blockchain technology to connect farmers with different entities in the UAE including food processing companies, traders and wholesalers

Dubai Medical Test Centre

New visa medical testing centre opens in Dubai Investments Park

It is the DHA’s 11th medical fitness centre and will cater to over 650,000 labourers in DIP

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Conakry, Dakar

Emirates’ network will grow to 77 destinations in September

Dubai Hospital

Dubai Hospital completes first phase of emergency department expansion

The department receives over 8,000 emergencies per month

Dubai’s RTA, DANS sign MoU for autonomous air vehicle project

The MoU will also enable added cooperation relating to studying laws relating to autonomous air vehicles

Covid-19 tests not mandatory for students in Dubai returning to school – KHDA

All school staff are required to take a Covid-19 PCR test prior to the start of term, the cost of which will be borne by the government

Dubai’s RTA caps number of students in school buses; introduces safety measures for school transport service

Dubai Taxi Corporation’s school transport service has 18,608 registered students

DIFC Courts records 96% increase in main court cases during H1 2020

The total value of enforcement claims filed amounted to Dhs192.4m for the first half of 2020

Dubai number plate auction

Video: Prized number plate, V 12, auctioned for Dhs7m in Dubai

Dubai’s RTA generated a total of Dhs36.224m during its first open auction of number plates this year

Dubai airport

Tourists flying to Dubai do not need GDRFA/ICA approvals – Air India Express

Dubai reopened to tourists last month

Revealed: Answers to all Dubai visa related queries

Holders of expired residency visas should renew them before exiting the country if they wish to return

Dubai’s Emirates nears deal on Boeing 777X, 787 deliveries

Emirates was supposed to take delivery of three A380s in June, but the carrier agreed with Airbus to delay these until later this year

Dubai announces free parking for Hijri New Year

Tariffs will resume on Monday, August 24

Dubai’s Emirates to operate special flights to five cities in India

The Indian cities to and from which the airline will operate these flights include: Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram

Dubai’s Emirates to serve 100% of network destinations by summer 2021 – COO

The airline has been gradually restoring its network connectivity, which will broaden to 75 cities in September

DP World

Dubai-based DP World acquires feeder operators for greater reach into Indian subcontinent

Transworld Feeders and Avana Global are independent feeder and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC) operators

Sheikh-Mohammed Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed outlines new law for family-owned businesses in Dubai

The validity of a family ownership contract can extend up to 15 years, after which it must be renewed


DIFC launches new license starting at $1,500 for startups and entrepreneurs in Dubai

Businesses can secure up to four visas when renting a desk space within the freezone

Sheikh Mohammed Digital Economy

Sheikh Mohammed says digital economy is next priority for UAE

The digital economy’s contribution to the UAE’s local GDP in 2019 reached 4.3 per cent

Dubai skyline

Dry night coming up in Dubai this week

The dry night will be observed across Dubai to mark the Hijri New Year

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Warsaw

The resumption will broaden Emirates’ passenger network to 75 cities in September