Dubai’s Emirates launches new Auckland service via Bali

It will offer eight seats in first, 42 seats in business and 304 seats in economy class, as well as 20 tonnes of belly-hold cargo capacity. The southbound flight, EK 450, will depart Dubai at 7.05am, arriving at Denpasar (Bali) at 8.20pm local time ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s RTA awards contract for 900 new taxis

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for procuring 900 new vehicles for the Dubai Taxi fleet, it announced on Sunday. The new lot includes 370 hybrid vehicles fitted with dual fuel-electric power motors. The new vehicles ... ( read original story ...)

UK business college inaugurates first campus in Dubai

UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), a London-based higher and vocational education institution, has inaugurated its Dubai campus ready for the first batch of students. Located in the heart of Dubai International Academic City and with a campus ... ( read original story ...)

The Latest: UAE says delivering aid to Yemen’s Hodeida

The United Arab Emirates says it has started flying and sailing aid to Yemen's port city of Hodeida, where its troops in a Saudi-led coalition are fighting Shiite rebels. A statement on the state-run WAM news agency Friday night said 10 UAE ships carrying ... ( read original story ...)

UAE reinforcements in Eritrea ready to join Hudaydah battle

These are external links and will open in a new window Military sources here in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have told the BBC that a major force of Yemeni, UAE and Sudanese troops is on standby in Eritrea to take part in a final push to retake Hudaydah ... ( read original story ...)

New UAE employee fees and visa scheme set to aid private sector

The UAE introduced a string of business reform measures late on Wednesday, including the reworking of business fees to hire private sector workers and more flexible visa regulations. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum: “The UAE is among the 10 most ... ( read original story ...)

Goldman, HSBC Said to Help Abu Dhabi on $20 Billion Refinery

Banks advising on stake sale as oil giant pushes into products Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and HSBC Holdings Plc are advising Abu Dhabi’s government-owned oil company on the possible sale of a stake in its $20 billion refining unit, according to people with ... ( read original story ...)