Dubai’s Emirates to operate one-off A380 to Muscat

Dubai carrier Emirates will operate a one-off Airbus A380 service ... Read: Video: Muscat’s new airport readies for first flights It will have 429 economy class, 76 business class and 14 first class seats. “It is a very important destination for ... ( read original story ...)

In the zone – Doing business in Dubai

On behalf of New Business, Kitty Vine of Markettiers, interviews Guatam Sashittal, the chief exec of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, for New Business The DMCC Free Zone is home to over 14,000 businesses, ranging from multinational corporations to start-ups ... ( read original story ...)

Four African elephants arrive at Dubai Safari

Dubai: African elephants will enthral visitors at Dubai Safari Park from October, Gulf News has learnt. Meanwhile, some old and sick animals at the old Dubai Zoo have yet to be shifted to the new wildlife park. Four African elephants, three females and one ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Marina’s Zen Tower fire started on balcony, report shows

The fire that erupted in Dubai Marina's Zen Tower on May 13 began on the balcony of a first floor, where furniture kept outdoors caught fire due to an electric short circuit or from smoking waste, according to a report by Al Barsha police station released ... ( read original story ...)

UAE students tackle exams when football World Cup is running

Children watch the World Cup match between Germany and Mexico with their father at a cafe in Abu Dhabi. Parents have realised that forcing children to skip matches is not a great idea. Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News Mohanty added that it is also not a good idea to ... ( read original story ...)

Visa extension for widows, divorced women in UAE

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet has adopted a decision to extend the visa of the widowed or divorced women residing in the UAE and their children for one year from the date of the divorce or the death of the spouse, as part of the latest legislative ... ( read original story ...)