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Monday, March 19, 2018

Man swallowed 70 capsules

Seventy capsules, containing 1,600 grammes of pure heroin, were seized recently by Dubai Customs (DC) inspectors at Dubai International Airport. The capsules were found hidden inside a Pakistani passenger’s abdomen. He was coming to Dubai from Pakistan on a tourist visa.




Emirates partners with flydubai, broadens destinations

Emirates has announced the expansion of its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents after the two Dubai-based airline companies sealed an extensive...

Passengers at Dubai airports to pay excise tax

Dubai: Dubai Duty Free (DDF) confirmed on Monday that both departing and arriving passengers at Dubai’s airports will pay an excise tax on carbonated...

Dubai airport offers ‘sleep pods’ to travellers

Dubai Airports has introduced “sleep pods” at Dubai International (DXB) Terminal 3, it said on Wednesday. The Scandinavian-designed sleep lounge, located close to Gate A1...




Emirates Opens Second First Class Lounge at Dubai T3

The First Class lounge features a quiet zone with eight recliners, two 55 and 65 inch LED TVs, plush leather armchairs, a choice of formal or relaxed seating, two dining areas, shower facilities, a business centre with four individual work stations, Wi-Fi within the lounge, a water feature, contemporary artwork, and a smoking area.

Dubai’s Emirates mulls extra charges for seat selection, baggage

Dubai-based Emirates airline is looking to boost its ancillary revenues and is taking a serious look at introducing a premium economy class on its...
Visiting London in the summer of 1963, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum

Time Frame: Sheikh Rashid's day on the Thames

Visiting London in the summer of 1963, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, discovered his hosts had a special treat in store for him.


Emirates styles up 777

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Ugandans who travel aboard Emirates  Boeing 777 aircraft between Dubai and Entebbe, can now be assured of world class services and...