Emirates SkyCargo freighter operations begin at Dubai World Central

Emirates SkyCargo freighter operations begin at Dubai World Central

DUBAI– After months of construction, planning and testing, Emirates SkyCargo’s freighter fleet today(May 1st,2014) officially started operating from its new cargo terminal at Dubai World Central’s (DWC) Al Maktoum International Airport. The official start of operations was marked by the very early morning arrival of an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 Freighter from London Heathrow, carrying a full […]

ENOC wins at Ideas.Arabia competition for RFID-enabled ViP fuel retailing service

ENOC wins at Ideas.Arabia competition  for RFID-enabled ViP fuel retailing service

DUBAI- Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has won the first place in the Technology Category at the Ideas.Arabia International Conference and Exhibition held in Dubai. ENOC won the award for its innovative Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system, an idea developed by the ENOC Retail team, and submitted for the Awards by ENOC’s employee suggestion scheme […]

A true music sensation: Elias Rahbani in a night to remember

A true music sensation: Elias Rahbani in a night to remember

DUBAI-  Lebanese composer Elias Rahbani, the sensational musician,took Dubai by storm for a magical performance when he took the stage at  Dubai World Trade Center on Friday 25th April, 2014. Co-headlined by Lebanese composer Elias Rahbani with his 52 member orchestra and featuring famous Rania Al Haj, a passionate performer in the Lyrics Theater, Johnny Aouad, an Italian […]

3Doodler in selected retail outlets around the UAE today

3Doodler in selected retail outlets around the UAE today

DUBAI– The 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D drawing pen, will be available from 01 May 2014 in Virgin Megastore Mall of the Emirates, Jumbo Electronics stores in Mall of the Emirates, Al Ain Mall, Sharjah City Center and Dalma Mall Abu Dhabi with demonstrations taking place from Thursday 6-8pm, Friday 1-9pm, and Saturday 1-9pm. Appealing […]

Delivering aviation sustainability through unity of purpose

Delivering aviation sustainability through unity of purpose

GENEVA- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on all aviation stakeholders to stay focused and unified to deliver a vision for a sustainable aviation future. “Throughout the first 100 years of commercial passenger flight, aviation has demonstrated a proud history of teamwork and delivered innovation that has changed our world dramatically,” said Tony Tyler, IATA’s […]

World's top specialist in hip replacement for 2014 speaks at Joint Reconstruction Congress

World's top specialist in hip replacement for 2014 speaks at Joint Reconstruction Congress

DUBAI- Dr Javad Parvizi, Professor and Vice Chairman, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA, and title holder of the World’s Top Specialist in Hip Replacement 2014 spoke today at the 3rd International Congress for Joint Reconstruction – Middle East 2014 (ICJR Middle East) about the causes and treatment of chronic instability after total hip replacement […]

Hamriyah Free Zone attracts $10bn FDI

Hamriyah Free Zone attracts $10bn FDI

SHARJAH- Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA), the second largest industrial free zone in the UAE, has attracted over $10 billion FDI, according to the latest presentation by the authority. This was revealed in a ceremony organized by HFZA to honor the top local and international banks in the UAE. HFZA honored 25 banks at a […]

UAE granted full membership in European Union's Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft programme

UAE granted full membership in European Union's Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft programme

DUBAI- The U.A.E. has become the first non-European state to be granted full membership in European Union’s Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft, known as SAFA. The deal was finalised during the visit of European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) Executive Director, Patrick Kym, to the U.A.E. last week, where he announced the qualification of the U.A.E. as […]

Rowda bint Mohammed: Our aim is to instil a passion for literature

Rowda bint Mohammed: Our aim is to instil a passion for literature

ABU DHABI- Held under the patronage of Sheikha Rowda bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, the Sea of Culture’s Book Salon is back for the 2nd consecutive year, promoting literature and the arts in the U.A.E.. From 30th April until 5th May 2014, visitors will meet literary giants, hear their work and join the discussion […]

With Expo and the Louvre, the UAE's future is shaping up

ABU DHABI- A U.A.E. paper has said that two unrelated events in Paris this week provided a peek at how the future will look in the U.A.E.’s two biggest cities. “One was Dubai presenting the master plan for Expo 2020. The other was the unveiling of part of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s permanent collection, which, after it […]