#Ukraine

UAE announces $5m humanitarian aid for Ukraine

The contribution will be made to the United Nations’ Humanitarian Flash Appeal and the Regional Refugee Response Plan for Ukraine

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the completion of all housing grant applications submitted in previous years through the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, at a total cost of around Dhs2.3b

Sheikh Mohamed discusses Ukraine, energy market stability in call with Vladimir Putin

Sheikh Mohamed stressed the need for a peaceful solution to the Ukraine crisis in a way that maintains the interests and national security of all parties

Dubai Airport

Dubai’s Emirates suspends partner airline flights to select cities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Emirates said that the decision was made due to the closure of airspace over certain areas

Brent oil hits $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014

Russia is a key supplier of energy to global customers

Bees airline

Low-cost carrier Bees Airline commences flights between kyiv and Sharjah

The airline will operate twice weekly non-stop flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain adds Georgia, Ukraine and Malawi to travel red list

Starting August 12, there will be 25 countries on the kingdom’s red list

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Oman Italy Ukraine

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to begin flights to Oman, Italy and Ukraine

Its network has expanded to 22 destinations, with more expected to be added over the coming months

EDGE Group Ukraine

UAE’s EDGE Group signs $1bn defence agreement with Ukrainian state-owned companies

The agreements with UkrOboronProm and Ukrspecexport were signed during a visit of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the UAE