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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Road safety tips for motorists in Ramadan

Ramadan is a very special time and it’s all about being with the ones close to us, which creates a lot of traffic on...

Oil prices remain a major concern for ME aviation sector: Experts

The uncertain oil price is one of the chief concerns for the aviation industry and advanced technology will play an important role to increase...

All you need to know

Exhaustion and drowsiness are the two leading causes of accidents during Ramadan, according to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). With the holy month...

GCC airport projects reach $57bn as travel demand grows

The total value of 152 active aviation-related projects in the Middle East reached $57.7 billion (AED211bn) in April 2017, according to BNC Network. More...

Emirates profits plunge 82 per cent as Trump, terrorism hurt travel demand

Emirates Airline reported first decline in full-year profits in five years as Dubai-based carrier faced serious economic and political headwinds last year. The airline’s...

Buying a car to avoid VAT next year? Here’s what you need to know

New vehicle sales in 2017 are likely to be uplifted by a planned VAT (Value Added Tax) introduction by most GCC states in 2018....

Here are the top forecasts for ME vehicle market in 2017

The GCC automotive sector, after an unstable 2016 resulting in a drop in new vehicle sales, is expected to stabilise and show a moderate...

One less flight to New York as Dubai’s Emirates cuts service

Dubai’s Emirates Airline has announced that it will temporarily cut its daily non-stop service to New York’s JFK down to twice a day. The...

Movers and shakers in Middle East aviation

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has named temporary replacement for its long-serving president and group chief executive officer (CEO) James Hogan, who will step down...

Hybrid vehicles a hit with UAE police

The UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda focuses on improving the quality of air, preserving water resources, increasing the contribution of clean energy and implementing...