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“The main driver (of flydubai’s traffic) is that Dubai is now open for business and fully restored as a tourist and business destination,” said Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Dubai: Revenue and passenger numbers of Dubai government-owned airline flydubai have returned to 2019 levels as more routes reconnect, […]

ADIPEC 2021: Oil returns to the center o...

Will it be all about oil? Or will renewable energies and COP26 feature equally prominently? At ADIPEC 2021, the energy industry will find out what is high on the agenda. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News Dubai: A year or more can make all the difference. The 2020 oil talk was mostly about a […]

Bahrain GFH takes majority stake in Unit...

Dubai: Bahrain’s GFH Financial Group has taken a controlling stake – 60% – in United Arab Emirates healthcare provider MSH (or Multi-Specialty Healthcare Partner Holding) for $ 100 million. MSH has its main interests in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, and also operates clinics and pharmacies in Sharjah and Dubai. GFH’s investment will be managed […]

Dubai Airshow 2021: deals worth 130 bill...

Sheikh Mohammed visits the air show on day 2 Image Credit: Twitter / @ DXBMediaOffice Dubai: The total number of deals reached at the 2021 Dubai Airshow topped 130 billion dirhams on Monday, with UAE-based companies taking the lead. Emirates SkyCargo has announced an investment of Dh 3.6 billion to further expand its cargo capacity. […]

India reopens to foreign tourists after ...

New Delhi: India has reopened its borders to mass foreign tourism, ending a 20-month crackdown as coronavirus infections across the country remain low and vaccination rates rise. After suspending tourist visas in March last year, India now allows entry without quarantine to fully vaccinated travelers from 99 reciprocal countries. The government only requires these tourists […]

Dubai Air Show 2021: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi ...

“We will continue to grow throughout the winter, adding new markets, probably on the same length of short to medium haul,” said Carey. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Wizz Air chairman Robert Carey has said “a portion” of all future aircraft orders placed by the European carrier will go to his company in Abu Dhabi. “Any […]

Indian government may soon submit crypto...

Image Credit: Provided New Delhi: India is planning progressive and forward-looking action on cryptocurrency issues, a move that may stray from its earlier attempts to restrict the use of virtual coins, according to people familiar with the matter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a review meeting on digital currency on Saturday, and it was decided […]

Saudi company to maintain powertrains in...

People at the Dubai Airshow 2021 at Dubai World Central on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Photo: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Dubai: Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries will provide repairs and upgrades for the 131-9 Auxiliary Power Units (APUS) installed on Boeing 737 Next Generation and Airbus A320 aircraft. […]

Air Arabia to present latest A321neo-LR ...

Dubai: Air Arabia, the first and largest low cost airline (LCC) operator in the Middle East and North Africa, will showcase its latest A321neo-LR alongside the latest innovations, technologies and cabin configuration at the Dubai Airshow 2021 from November 14 to 18. The carrier also unveiled a special livery on its Airbus A320 and A321 […]

Emirates Draw Live: No takers for UAE’s

Dubai: Emirates Draw released another weekly draw of MAD 77million – the UAE’s biggest prize to date. There was no winner on Saturday and no one could match the randomly chosen 7-digit streak, which was shot live on November 13. The number chosen on Saturday was 2756249. The sequence of matching tickets must match from […]