Thursday , June 22 2017


Quad bike renters cautioned about safety practices

Tour companies renting quad bikes have been urged to provide necessary safety gear. The Roads and Transport Authority and the tourism department of Dubai Police are running an awareness campaign among 23 camps fitted with quad bike circuits. Materials have been distributed explaining security requirements and stressing the gravity of ...

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Whatsapp calls still illegal in UAE: TRA

Using Whatsapp to make calls is still illegal in the UAE. That’s after du and Etisalat customers woke up this morning to the service enabled on their phones. According to a statement from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), there is no change in the country’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) ...

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Dubai Airports to implement smart immigration for visitors

Passengers may one day be able to fly in and out of Dubai without any paper documents. That’s the hope of Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths, who told ARN that technology like smart gates and the Smart UAE Wallet will help make physical travel documents obsolete. He says the move ...

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Emirates Airline considers entering Saudi charter market

Emirates Airline is looking at the possibility of entertaining Saudi Arabia’s growing demand for charter flights. That’s according to their President Tim Clark, who has been speaking with reporters at the sidelines of the Paris Airshow. After cutting back on services to the USA since last month, he said they’re ...

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Etihad chauffeur services no longer free in cities outside UAE

Etihad Airways passengers will now have to pay for services that were previously free of charge. The Abu Dhabi carrier has announced that passengers will need to pay ‘specially negotiated rates’ to avail its chauffeur services in cities outside the UAE capital. The changes will be implemented from July 3, ...

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Fujairah to release almost all impounded vehicles for Eid

Authorities in Fujairah will release almost all impounded vehicles back to their owners to mark the Eid holidays. According to the emirate’s police force, all cars that have been held by officials will be returned except those whose drivers have committed dangerous offences. The initiative is part of the UAE’s ...

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