Flying to the US with Emirates? Now be one with your laptop or tab on board
After being in force for the past several months the ban on carrying portable electronics devices (PEDs) on board Emirates flights to the United States from Dubai International Airport and the carrier’s other operational airports in the Middle East region has been lifted with effect from today (July 5,... Read more
Second daily Emirates flight to Brussels sprouts later this year
Emirates announced today (July 5, 2017) that it will introduce an additional daily flight to Brussels, complementing the airline’s existing schedule and providing a double-daily service from October 27, 2017. The new scheduled flight will be added to meet the growing demand for travel on the route. Emirates has... Read more
Are you ready to fly with flydubai’s new uniform design?
Budget airline flydubai announced today the rollout of a new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation. The new design will be worn by more than 2,500 uniformed staff across the flydubai network; including pilots, cabin crew, training, engineering and maintenance staff as well as members of... Read more
You can now carry your laptop and tab on board flights to the United States from Abu Dhabi – again
The several months’ long laptop ban on all flights to the United States, from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has been lifted in view of the close cooperation between the UAE and the US Government and the Department of Homeland Security. According to Abu Dhabi Airports, operator of Abu... Read more
Heathrow Airport rates Etihad Airways among world’s cleanest and quietest airlines
London’s Heathrow Airport has given Etihad Airways a top rating for its emissions and night-time noise performance during the first three months of 2017.  The British airport’s ‘Fly Quiet and Clean’ League Table, the first of its kind to be produced by the airport, placed the UAE’s national airline... Read more
Definitely Dhofar invites you to drop by this khareef season
Unless you have been living under a rock you will, or rather, should know that the coolest and wettest place in the entire Middle East region during the long hot summer season is Dhofar governorate in Oman that quite literally transforms from being an otherwise hot arid region into... Read more
Everything you need to know when travelling through DXB airport for Eid holidays or summer vacation
With air travel reaching a peak during the current busy Eid Al Fitr holidays period Dubai International (DXB)  airport has roped in extra staff to cope with extra passengers and has also unveiled an exciting array of activities, promotions and entertainment especially for Eid. As Eid Al Fitr has... Read more
Avail of Arabic-speaking assistance when shopping at Munich Airport’s Terminal 2
Munich Airport will offer Arabic-speaking personal shopping assistants in Terminal 2 from July 24 to September 10, 2017. The personal assistants will be available to bridge cultural or language gaps between passengers and the personnel serving them in airport shops. The native Arabic speakers will also guide travellers through the... Read more
New ‘Dubai Way’ graduates have the answers to all your tourism queries
The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), an institution established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has announced the first graduates of its interactive training programme, ‘Dubai Way’ designed for government and private sector staff engaged in tourist-facing roles in various service sectors. The ‘Dubai Way’... Read more
flydubai to reconnect with Kilimanjaro in Tanzania from October 29
flydubai has announced the relaunch of its flights to Kilimanjaro in Tanzania from October 29, 2017 onwards. The relaunched service to the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s network in Africa expand to 12 destinations. Kilimanjaro will be served with... Read more