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New Zealand commits to Dubai Expo 2020 participation

New Zealand is the latest country to formally announce its participatiuon in Expo 2020 Dubai. The country shares close ties with the UAE, as well as a shared vision in many key areas, such as...

Sydney route to join Etihad’s all-A380 operation from the end of October

Etihad Airways will have an ‘all-A380 operation’ for its twice daily flights to Sydney from the end of October to meet rising demand. With the three-room suite plus 496 seats, the double decker aircraft will...

Airborne taxis don’t fly with sceptical Dubai commuters

DUBAI // Commuters have kept their feet well and truly on the ground over the latest plan to bring flying taxis to the skies above Dubai. Taxi hailing service Uber said it would make airborne...

ENOC Group’s first solar powered service station debuts in Dubai

ENOC Group opened the first solar-powered service station in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), reiterating its commitment to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency in line with the Dubai 2021 Plan to become a smart...

Dubai Expo 2020: 24-hour celebration of New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2020

Eighty percent of Dubai's Expo 2020 site will be re-developed in a bid to ensure the mega event has a strong legacy in the emirate, it has been announced. All Expo assets and infrastructure will...

Expo 2020 will alter misconceptions about Dubai, organisers say

DUBAI // Expo 2020 could change preconceptions people may have about Dubai, say event organisers and residents. "We look at the Expo as an opportunity for the region," said Marjan Faraidooni, a vice president of...

Satisfaction rating of self-driving vehicle at Business Bay hits 91%

The Smart Autonomous Vehicle, which had recently been experimented over two months in the Business Bay district by Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) in cooperation with Dubai Properties, has claimed an overall satisfaction rating...

RTA announces service timing during Isra & Mi’raj holiday

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announces changes to the business hours of all its services in Dubai during the Isra & Mi'raj holiday. Service outlets include customers’ happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses,...

Confirming the success of smart LED lighting technology experiment

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is planning to expand the Smart LED Lighting Technology Project after proving successful on the bridges of the Dubai Water Canal, Sheikh Zayed Road as well as Al...

UberX launches pilot in Dubai, lower prices revealed

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and ride-hailing app Uber on Monday announced the trial of the uberX service that aims to provide passengers in Dubai with access to affordable travel. The announcement comes following...