Police surprise birthday celebrators at Dubai airport

Dubai: Passengers arriving at Dubai International Airport and whose birthday was on Saturday were surprised to be greeted by Dubai Police at the plane’s door. Police then escorted those passengers to passport control, easing arrival procedures, before ... ( read original story ...)

52.9m travelled through Dubai ports last year

Dubai: More than 52.9 million passengers travelled through Dubai ports last year, according to a report issued by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affair (GDRFA) - Dubai. Of them, some 49.9 million used Dubai International Airport, an ... ( read original story ...)

Bombardier to showcase Global 7000 business jet in Dubai

January 4, 2018: Bombardier along with Dubai's Jetex Private Terminal will be hosting a mockup of the Global 7000 aircraft between January 8 and 31. According to reports, the full-size mock-up will make its debut in the Middle East to showcase the aircraft ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Ports looks to the East for growth

Abu Dhabi Ports and COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSP ... “There are two types of port, transhipment ports and gateway ports,” he said during a news conference. “COSCO will use Port Khalifa as a transhipment hub, and possibly as a gateway port ... ( read original story ...)

How Gulf News readers helped a safety supervisor

He now wishes to come back to the UAE to work. He said he and his entire family are thankful to the Indian Consulate, Gulf News and its kindhearted readers who supported him, as well as to his fellow professionals and Firoz Merchant. “They have saved two ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Tunisia continue flights, end row over women

In a UAE Foreign Ministry statement that was shared by WAM news agency, it was announced that "the competent authorities in the UAE have decided that the standard processes will be reinstated to their normal state before the unforeseen circumstances." ( read original story ...)