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 ( 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
Work begins on Dubai’s newest marina at Marasi Business Bay
Dubai Properties, a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced the commencement of work on the new Marasi Business Bay marina. The installation of pontoons, which marked the commencement of work on Dubai’s newest marina, took place in the presence of Abdulla Lahej, Group CEO... Read more
Shop till you drop at Yas Mall’s 24-hour mega sale for Eid Al Fitr
Believe it or not! Abu Dhabi’s Yas Mall will launch a 24-hour mega sale for Eid Al Fitr, beginning from June 25 and ending on June 26, 2017. The 24-hour mega sale at the mall will feature over 300 world class brands offering discounts of up to 90%. Most... Read more
Dubai climbs from 14th to 10th position for international meetings
Dubai has become one of the top 10 destinations for international meetings, according to the latest edition of the International Meetings Statistics Report published last week by Union of International Associations (UIA). The report ranked 1,157 cities globally based on the total number of international meetings that took place... Read more