June 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

June 23, 2019 no comments 502
Airline says it will use alternative flight paths on a number of routes to and from Abu Dhabi until further notice, causing delays Etihad Airways on Saturday warned some of its flights from Abu Dhabi will be delayed after the airline suspended operations through Iranian airspace over...

June 23, 2019 no comments 444
Dubai-Al Ain Road project will result in doubling the number of lanes from three to six lanes in each direction over a 17km sector Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved plans to upgrade road links between...

June 23, 2019 no comments 466
Nation currently ranks 33rd in the world in terms of the size of its e-commerce market The UAE e-commerce market is poised to grow to $17.8 billion in 2020, and the logistics providers they choose will play a key role in the exponential growth of online shopping, according to industry...

June 22, 2019 no comments 449
InsuranceMarket.ae says decline in car insurance premiums reflect a reduction in traffic accidents as well as increasing efficiency in insurance distribution Data from UAE-based InsuranceMarket.ae has revealed that average car insurance premiums declining by an average of 9.5 percent...

June 22, 2019 no comments 453
Report says Dubai remains the most affordable market of 10 cities analysed, just 15% of the average price in Hong Kong Hong Kong remains the most expensive prime residential city market in the world, with an average prime price of $4,251 per sq ft in 2018, according to latest data from...

June 22, 2019 no comments 446
Hotel revenue in Abu Dhabi surged 13.7% UAE – The number of hotel guests in Abu Dhabi went up 2.3% to 1.76 million in the first four months of the year. Hotel revenue in the emirate surged 13.7% to AED 2.25 billion from January to the end of April, while occupancy rate reached...

June 22, 2019 no comments 504
Etisalat aims to create awareness among all sectors and individuals about 5G and innovations which will drive growth UAE - Three musicians at Etisalat headquarters in Abu Dhabi City perform in real time with three others at another location. The musical collaboration through...

June 21, 2019 no comments 472
Etihad Energy Services Company says to install 65,000 PV panels, 295,000 LED lights and 50,000 water savers at villas in Dubai Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) has announced plans to install photovoltaic solar panels on the roofs of 5,000 Emirati-owned homes in Dubai....

June 21, 2019 no comments 490
Some of the world's leading carriers suspend flights over the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran Dubai-based airline Emirates Airline said Friday it rerouted flights to avoid "areas of possible conflict", a day after Iran shot down a US...

June 21, 2019 no comments 469
Madame Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President of Vietnam, meets with Nakheel chairman to explore long term collaboration for real estate development Dubai master developer Nakheel has held talks with high ranking officials in Vietnam on launching possible real estate projects. Madame...

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