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Dubai Metro

Dubai Metro: Onpassive, Equiti, Mashreq stations to resume services on May 19

The Energy Metro Station is set to return to service next week, the RTA informed

Vertiports Image courtesy DRIFTx For illustrative purposes only

UAE vertiports: GCAA, Skyports to bolster hybrid operations

The MoU builds on the world’s first national regulation for clean energy-powered vertiports published by the GCAA last year

Dubai’s RTA introduces new ‘Stadium’ bus station

RTA inaugurates new ‘Stadium’ bus station, improves bus routes

The bus station is designed to shorten travel times and provide seamless connections to other mass transit options

DRIFTx: Abu Dhabi, Joby partner to set up, scale electric air taxi ecosystem

DRIFTx: Abu Dhabi, Joby partner to set up, scale electric air taxi ecosystem

The agreement aims to develop a full air taxi ecosystem, including training, infrastructure and flight operations, as well as a manufacturing presence in Abu Dhabi

This Abu Dhabi based airline is offering a 15% sale on tickets

This UAE airline is offering 15% off on tickets

Bookings made on April 19 unlock access to discounted fares on select routes until July 31

Kuwait-Saudi railway link set for completion in 2028

Kuwait-Saudi rail link set for completion in 2028

This development follows the approval from Saudi Arabia’s cabinet last year on the agreement with Kuwait regarding the railroad project

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s non-oil GDP expands over 9% in 2023

The emirate’s GDP in 2023, reached Dhs1.14tn, marking its best performance in ten years

Dubai: RTA identifies 16 bus stations, depots for upgrades

Dubai: RTA identifies 16 bus stations, depots for upgrades

Six bus depots at Al Khawaneej, Al Qusais, Al Ruwyyah, Al Aweer, Jebel Ali, and Al Quoz will undergo improvements as part of the project

Uber’s new ‘green’ feature helps riders track emissions

The Emission Savings feature not only allows users to see their environmental impact but also provides insights into how their choices contribute to a greener future

Riyadh Air marks first year anniversary. Milestones in numbers

In numbers: Riyadh Air marks first anniversary, see key milestones

Riyadh Air has signed significant agreements so far with aviation, transportation and sport partners, including Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Boeing, GE, CAE, Swiss AS, Lufthansa Systems, Lucid Motors and Atlético de Madrid

RTA inaugurates cycling tracks in Al Khawaneej, Mushrif

Dubai: Cycling tracks in Al Khawaneej, Mushrif now open to public

The new tracks mark a significant step towards Dubai’s ambitious goal of reaching 1,000 kilometres of cycling tracks by 2030

Etihad Rail and ADNOC to launch passenger train service in Abu Dhabi Image courtesy Etihad Rail

Sharjah to connect to Etihad Rail network with new station

The Sharjah passenger station will be strategically located near Sharjah University City

RTA has inaugurated a new signalised junction at Al Majasimi intersection and Al Wasl Road, situated between Umm Suqeim Street and Al Thanya Street. Image RTA X

Dubai: Al Majasimi-Al Wasl Road upgrade to ease traffic

The widening of Al Majasimi Street from one lane to two lanes in each direction has doubled the road’s capacity to accommodate 1,200 to 2,400 cars both ways per hour

Maritime sector GHG emissions could rise 44% by 2050, reveals report Image Getty Images for illustrative purposes

Maritime sector GHG emissions could rise 44% by 2050, reveals report

Maritime transport currently contributes to 3 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, which amounts to a massive 1,708 million metric tonnes

Dubai Taxi Company announces fleet expansion Image supplied

Dubai Taxi doubles airport fleet, adds new taxis in expansion drive

The company reported a 100 per cent growth in its airport taxi fleet, adding 350 environmentally friendly vehicles

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It’s official: Parkin will be UAE’s first IPO of 2024

Parkin — spun out of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) late last year — is set to float 24.99 per cent of its shares

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DXB sees passenger traffic soar in 2023, welcomes 86.9 million travellers

DXB is poised for continued growth in 2024, with initial forecasts anticipating 88.8 million guests

flydubai to fly to four new destinations in Europe 2024 Image flydubai

flydubai launches new direct flights to 4 European cities

The addition of the four new routes grows flydubai’s network in Europe to 43 destinations across 21 countries

RTA and Etihad rail sign MoU for ticketing solutions using nol card Image WAM

Landmark deal will see nol cards used to buy tickets on Etihad Rail

The agreement between RTA and Etihad Rail is a significant step to introduce ticket reservation and payment systems, which will be available to Etihad Rail’s passengers across the UAE

Air Arabia announces record net profit for first nine months of 2023 image supplied.

Air Arabia profits jump 27% on passenger, network growth

Air Arabia transported 16.7 million passengers, a 31 per cent growth over 2022, which saw 12.8 million passengers travel with the airline

DP World Marine Services opens new columbia-panama route Image DP World

DP World Marine Services launches new Colombia-Panama route

The new service marks the 19th shipping route launched globally by the company since October 2022

Dubai launches world's first sustainable mobile floating fire station

Dubai launches world’s first sustainable mobile floating fire station

The station boasts a notable speed of 11 miles per hour, allowing it to swiftly reach incident locations

Saudia to offer air taxi service for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims. the airliene to source aircraft from Lilium Lilium jet Image courtesy Lilium

Saudia to offer air taxi service between Jeddah, Makkah for pilgrims

The group is looking to purchase 100 Lilium jets and German-made electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft to operate the service

PIF-backed ROSHN partners with EVIQ to power EV adoption in Saudi Arabia Image courtesy Getty Images

PIF-backed ROSHN, EVIQ to power EV adoption in Saudi Arabia

The collaboration between ROSHN and EVIQ will also see the launch of the kingdom’s first fast-charging public site launch at ROSHN Front in Riyadh

Sharjah SEC approves transports service between Sharjah and Oman image courtesy Sharjah Tourism

Bus service between Sharjah and Oman to commence soon

Daily trips will be operated from Al Jubail Station in Sharjah to Al Azaiba Bus Station in Muscat and vice versa

Emirates ramps up services to Seoul Image Emirates

Emirates increases flights to Seoul to 10 per week

The three additional weekly flights will commence on February 19

Dubai: Here's how many commuters used public transport on NYE 2024

Dubai: Here’s how many commuters used public transport on NYE 2024

Dubai Metro’s Red and Green lines transported 974,416 riders while the tram served 56,208 commuters

RTA to build 762 bus shelters in Dubai by 2025

RTA to construct 762 bus shelters in key Dubai areas by 2025

The transport authority is exploring the use of 3D printing technology in the construction of some shelters on a trial base

RTA unveils Dhs1.6bn digital strategy

Dubai’s RTA unveils Dhs1.6bn digital strategy

The digital strategy implementation will be carried out over four phases spanning seven years

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches flights to colombo

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi commences direct flights to Colombo

The airline will connect the UAE’s capital to Colombo with three flights a week on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday