Dubai will welcome new drone transport from July this year, according to the Roads & Transportation Agency. The Chinese model eHang 184 has already had test flights in the emirate, according to agency head Matt al-Tayer.
This aerial photo of Dubai International’s runway makes it clear DXB is the airport with a heart. Over 200,000 passengers will spend part of their Valentine’s Day at DXB.
Dubai International has welcomed Air India’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to arrive from the city of Kochi, Kerala, with a traditional water salute. The crew and representatives of the airline were welcomed at a cake cutting ceremony at Concourse D.
Dubai’s growing appeal as a destination for staging events have been recognised by two prestigious awards ceremonies, reflecting the combined efforts of the emirate’s public and private sectors to continuously expand and evolve the city’s offering.
Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central, Dubai’s second international hub, witnessed a strong surge in 2016, climbing 84.5 per cent according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. DWC welcomed a total of 850,633 passengers in 2016, up 84.5 per cent compared to 461,063 passengers recorded in 2015.
La Perle by Dragone hosted the prestigious association of Les Clefs d’Or earlier, where a record number of 350 members were given a sneak peek of the state of the art aqua-theatre. As part of Les Clef d’Or’s educational day programme, La Perle treated the vast group to an exclusive and unique preview to the city’s most anticipated opening.
Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with UAE master developer Nakheel for a new Avani hotel in Dubai. The 372-key Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel will be developed by Nakheel and will be located adjacent to the recently-opened Ibn Battuta Metro Link, which is directly connected to Ibn Battuta Mall.
Dubai International has retained its title as the world’s number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in December propelled the hub’s annual traffic to 83.6 million passengers in 2016, according to the annual traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.
The Oberoi Group is set to expand its presence in the UAE with the opening of The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah. Located just a 25-minute drive from Dubai, the resort is set to open in March.
April 2017 will see the highly anticipated opening of The Address Boulevard Dubai, a luxurious city lifestyle resort in the heart of prestigious Downtown Dubai. The exclusive, new-build urban resort will occupy the second-tallest building in Downtown Dubai and comprise 196 guestrooms, 533 serviced apartments and luxurious leisure facilities including a spa, cascading swimming pool and the sky-high Roof Top restaurant.