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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to begin operations to Russia’s Krasnodar

Flights will operate twice a week, commencing from February 7, 2022

Saudi Arabia cuts oil prices for Asia buyers as OPEC adds supply

On Tuesday OPEC+ decided to increase production in February by 400,000 barrels a day

OPEC output boost severely limited as African members struggle

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries added just 90,000 barrels a day in December

OPEC sees tighter first quarter as it considers output hike

It sees a surplus of 1.4 million barrels a day in the first three months of 2022

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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

UAE says oil prices would be even higher if it wasn’t for OPEC+

Brent crude’s climbed 62 per cent this year to almost $84 a barrel

Oil drops at start of key week as Biden boosts pressure on OPEC+

Crude has soared this year, with production trailing supply as the global economy recovered from the impact of the pandemic

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to begin flights to Moscow in December

The Moscow route brings the carrier’s total network of destinations to 33

Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions: Ireland, Singapore, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Bahrain, Austria

Here’s a list of eight participating country pavilions and their offerings

Oil heads for longest run of losses since March on virus, dollar

The delta variant has spurred fresh curbs on mobility in many nations including China, harming energy consumption

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Flydubai announces additional flights to Russia

It takes the Dubai-based carrier’s total operational network to over 80 destinations

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Welcomes Rossiya Airlines

Rossiya Airlines commences direct flights between Ras Al Khaimah and nine cities in Russia

It will connect Ras Al Khaimah to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Ufa and Rostov-on-Dov

Oil climbs above $60 as OPEC+ faces critical decision on supply

Data from the US and Asia do bolster the case for OPEC+ to loosen the taps

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UAE Phase III trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, begins in Abu Dhabi

The trials will initially be carried out on 500 volunteers

Oil steady near $50 after surging on Saudi output cut

The kingdom’s pledge comes amid more stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions to rein in a surge of infections

OPEC+ will react faster, be more hands-on with oil market, Saudi, Russian officials say

Saudi Energy Minister met in Riyadh on Saturday with Russian Deputy Prime Minister

Saudis raise crude price to Asia as vaccines buoy oil market

Aramco also increased pricing for light crude grades to the Mediterranean region

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UK clears Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine ahead of US, EU

The UK regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, said the vaccine “met its strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness”

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UAE bans import of birds, poultry from four countries due to bird flu concerns

The import ban extends to the Netherlands, Germany, several regions in the UK and select areas in Russia

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Leaders at the Saudi-hosted G20 summit to pledge to ensure fair distribution of vaccines

The battle to counter the pandemic dominated the first day of a virtual summit of G20 nations on Saturday

Dubai’s Emirates ramps up A380 flights; adds services to UK and Russia

Emirates is expanding its services to the UK following the establishment of UK-UAE air corridor

Oil extends gains on signs OPEC+ edging toward keeping cuts

The producer group is considering keeping additional supply off the market for three to six months

Top 10 countries with the world’s largest oil reserves

The oil market has been hit hard in 2020, with prices plummeting to record lows

Saudi Prince and Putin urge OPEC+ compliance as oil prices sag

While oil prices have more than doubled since OPEC+ began curbing supplies, Brent crude is still down 36 per cent this year

UAE’s MeznSat satellite all set to launch from Russia

The MeznSat project will contribute to the UAE Space Agency’s objectives to develop national capabilities and enhance scientific research

Dubai’s Emirates resumes A380 service to Moscow

Emirates currently serves five cities utilising its A380 aircraft, including Cairo Paris, London Heathrow, Guangzhou and Toronto

Dubai carrier Emirates to restart passenger operations to Moscow from September 11

The addition of Moscow will take Emirates’ global network to 85 cities in September

Saudi mountains, Crimean beaches beckon for staycations in Covid-times

As the Covid-19 pandemic dented international travel and tourism, companies look to capture domestic spending that normally goes abroad

OPEC readies next move in bid to avoid oil-market taper tantrum

While oil prices have recovered to $43 a barrel in London, from a two-decade low of $15.98 in late April, sentiment in the market remains fragile

Saudi oil exports to US plunge to lowest level in 35 years

The kingdom has exported just one cargo to the US so far in June, equivalent to about 133,000 barrels a day