Union Coop awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label for fifth year in a row
Union Coop has been awarded the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the fifth year in a row. The CSR Label recognises the efforts of Union Coop in the field of corporate social responsibility and its commitment to developing its practices in this field. It also celebrates... Read more
Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 8 aircraft to flydubai
Boeing and flydubai have celebrated the delivery of the budget airline’s first 737 MAX 8, even as the airline becomes the first in the GCC region to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane. The delivery is the first of 76 737 MAX airplanes flydubai will be adding to its all-Boeing... Read more
FTA to open online registration for businesses’ VAT in mid-September this year
The UAE’s Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has announced that it will open online registration for tax purposes for businesses in mid-September this year, providing an integrated system to serve the country’s business sectors as per the highest international standards. The announcement was made at a media briefing held in... Read more
Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 8 aircraft to flydubai
Boeing and flydubai celebrated the delivery of the budget airline’s first 737 MAX 8, even as the airline becomes the first in the GCC region to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane. The delivery is the first of 76 737 MAX airplanes flydubai will be adding to its all-Boeing fleet... Read more
It’s a bumpy landing as Etihad Airways reports $1.87 billion net loss for 2016
Etihad Airways announced its 2016 financial results today, recording a net loss of $1.87 billion on $8.36 billion in revenues as one-off impairment charges and fuel hedging losses weighed against a solid performance of the core airline. The core airline business achieved steady passenger revenues of $4.9 billion and... Read more
Dubai Airports wins gold standard for ATC tower facility
Dubai Airports has been awarded gold standard for meeting the requirements of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for the operation and maintenance of existing buildings of the Air Traffic Control (ATC) facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). The facility, which is spread across 19,880 square metres at... Read more
Atlantis, The Palm gets a $100 million makeover and you can check out all the new 1,539 rooms and suites by 2019
Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai’s iconic five-star destination resort, has begun a three-year refurbishment programme involving the resorts 1,539 rooms and suites. The $100 million project will see 50 rooms and suites refurbished every six weeks, to ensure that guest experience is impacted, with completion benchmarked for 2019, just in... Read more
Expect a delivery delay as virus attack significantly affects global operations of TNT Express
FedEx Corporation announced on Thursday, June 29 that the worldwide operations of its TNT Express subsidiary have been significantly affected due to the infiltration of an information system virus that IT cybersecurity experts have attributed to the ongoing global malware attack that has struck several countries and regions around... Read more
ArpuPlus unveils Middle East’s first music online distribution portal MuzicUp
With new technologies creating wider possibilities for both established and aspiring musicians, ArpuPlus, a subsidiary of A15 and the MENA region’s biggest content aggregator with more than 100,000 pieces of diversified content, has launched the region’s first music online distribution portal (www.muzicup.com). The innovative platform helps independent artists and... Read more
Want to win a new Nissan Patrol SUV for just Dh100 at My City Centre Nasseriya?
My City Centre Nasseriya is partnering with Sharjah Ramadan Festival in offering the community mall’s visitors the chance to win a new Nissan Patrol SUV or iPhones during the entire holy month and until the first day of Eid Al Fitr this year. Sharjah Ramadan Festival was launched in... Read more