Thursday , March 23 2017

Dubai aviation regulator committed to ‘electronics ban’ directive

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) is committed to complying with the ban on passengers carrying electronic devices in cabins of US-bound flights. It’s working closely with airlines and other stakeholders to ensure the right procedures are in place to minimise inconvenience to travellers. The US government’s directive states that devices ...

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MGM and Bellagio hotels set to make Dubai debut

Dubai is set to get a brand new beachfront resort near the Burj Al Arab featuring the MGM and Bellagio hotels. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the new entertainment destination. Wasl Hospitality and Leisure, ...

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Heavy rain causes 160 road accidents in Dubai

Heavy rainfall caused 160 accidents in Dubai between midnight and 8 am on Tuesday. Dubai Police say they received more than 1,400 emergency calls during the rain-storm. The incidents included a car which caught fire on the bridge over the Dubai Canal on Sheikh Zayed Road. Authorities are urging motorists ...

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Driver fights for life after truck crashes into lamp post

Motorists are being urged to abide by speed limits after a driver rammed a truck into a lamp post along Al Dhaid-Sharjah Road. Initial investigations suggest that the accident on Tuesday was caused by speeding and sudden swerving. The driver is still in critical condition at Al Qassimi Hospital.

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UAE not affected by UK ban on in-flight electronic devices

The UAE is not affected by Britain’s decision to prohibit large electronic devices in cabins of inbound flights. The UK ban only affects passengers flying directly from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey. Gadgets, including laptops and tablets, will have to be checked-in if they’re larger than a ...

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