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Sharjah announces free public parking for Eid Al Adha

Public parking will not be free on Arafat Day, which falls on Monday, July 19

Arada gets Dhs250m funding from Dubai Islamic Bank for megaproject construction

The additional funding comes after an initial financing of Dhs300m was secured earlier this year from the bank

FlyArystan Almaty Sharjah

Kazakh low-cost carrier FlyArystan begins flights to Sharjah

The airline will operate twice weekly flights on Sundays and Tuesdays between Almaty and Sharjah

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to start new service from Sharjah to Phuket

The thrice-weekly flights will commence from July 2

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Qatar Airways to resume direct daily flights to Sharjah from July 1

It plans to operate over 1,200 weekly flights to more than 140 destinations worldwide by the end of July

Sharjah’s Arada awards first two contracts for Dhs8bn Masaar project

US consultancy Parsons wins the infrastructure design contract

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to resume seasonal flights between Sharjah and Batumi in Georgia

The twice-weekly flights will be operated every Tuesday and Friday, starting June 29, 2021

Sharjah’s Arada awards Dhs180m contract to build The Boulevard at Aljada

Construction will commence immediately, with completion scheduled by end-2022

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Sharjah Police foil 115kg drug smuggling operation during Eid

The operation, codenamed Rased, intercepted a gang of seven suspected drug peddlers, all of whom were Asian nationals

Air Arabia to resume flights to Moscow

The route will be operated four times per week using an Airbus A320 aircraft

Sharjah Islamic Bank

Sharjah Islamic Bank operating profits up 27% in Q1 2021

Net profit for the three months ended March 31, 2021, amounted to Dhs164.2m, compared to Dhs153.7m for the corresponding period last year

Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project

Video: New Dubai-Sharjah road cuts travel time between the two emirates

The Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project cuts travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes

Dubai’s ENOC Group opens two new service stations in Sharjah

There are now seven ENOC service stations in Sharjah

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New Covid-19 testing rule for passengers flying into Sharjah

Previously, Covid-19 test results had a validity of up to 96 hours

Emirates Sheraa

Emirates partners with Sharjah’s Sheraa to spur startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem

Emirates will offer discounted fares for attendees of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival and to startups relocating to the UAE through Sheraa’s initiatives

UAE’s Air Arabia to resume flights to Sarajevo

Starting May 7, 2021, Air Arabia, will operate three weekly flights from Sharjah to Sarajevo

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ATS Terminals increase tank storage in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone

It has increased its tank storage capacity from 42,000 CBM to 72,000 CBM, at a total investment of Dhs55m

Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital Sharjah

UAE: New Covid-19 field hospital opens in Sharjah

The Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital in Sharjah has 204 beds, 48 of which are reserved for intensive care patients

Sharjah Alef Group Al Mamsha

Sharjah’s Alef Group begins construction on Dhs213m Al Mamsha Phase 3

The development includes 612 residential units spread over six buildings and retails space that spans 1,852 square meters

Majid Al Futtaim City Centre Al Zahia mall Sharjah

Majid Al Futtaim opens Dhs2.6bn City Centre Al Zahia mall in Sharjah

It is the largest mall in the Northern Emirates within the UAE and will feature over 360 brands, including a 16-screen VOX Cinemas multiplex

Sharjah Airport

Sharjah Airport handled 4.2 million passengers in 2020, down 69%

Cargo traffic through the airport reached 99,600 tons, and the airport achieved an increase in the volume of non-scheduled flights by 635.9 per cent year-on-year

Astral Aviation Sharjah

Kenyan cargo airline, Astral Aviation, begins flights to Sharjah

There will be two flights per week from Nairobi in Kenya to Sharjah using Boeing 767 aircraft

Sharjah schools to offer 100% distance learning until end of second semester

The nationwide Covid-19 case count in the UAE has crossed 388,000

Sharjah’s Shurooq set to welcome guests to luxury destination ‘Moon Retreat’

The construction of the luxury retreat is 75 per cent complete

Sharjah’s Sheraa sets up new startup studio to support entrepreneurs

The studio, which will work on a revenue sharing model, will support founders in the early stages of setting up their businesses

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UAE low cost carrier Air Arabia resumes flights to Egypt’s Luxor

Twice weekly flights from Sharjah, operated using an Airbus A320 aircraft, will resume from February 23

UAE weather update: Fog envelops parts of the country; NCM issues alert

Temperatures will hover between 13-28°C in the coastal areas

Sharjah private schools e-learning

Sharjah private school students to undergo 100% e-learning from February 14

The Sharjah Private Education Authority said that complete e-learning will be in place for all schools and nurseries until February 28

Covid-19: Sharjah announces remote working for federal employees

The direction comes into effect February 14 onwards

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Covid-19: Sharjah announces restrictions, cuts capacity at malls, gyms and cinemas

Cinemas and entertainment centres as well as gyms and fitness centres are permitted to operate at 50 per cent of their total capacity