ME carriers court more premium long-haul and low-cost traffic

The region’s aviation opportunities and challenges have been firmly in the spotlight at the first CONNECT Middle East, India &Africa forum which is collated alongside Arabian Travel Market 2019. With Middle East seat capacity doubling to just under 264.31 million in the last 10 years, according to anna.aero data, the Gulf’s full-service and low-cost airlines have definitely left their mark on the aviation industry – even if their global share remains relatively small at 4.7 per cent. Emirates – which heads the region’s departing seat capacity (41.55 million) followed by Etihad…

Emaar Hospitality Group to open 5 new hotels in Dubai this year

Dubai, UAE; April 24, 2019:Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of global developer Emaar Properties, today announced that it will open four new hotels in Dubai under its premium luxury Address Hotels + Resorts and upscale lifestyle Vida Hotels and Resorts, this year. Further, Rove Hotels, the joint venture of Emaar Properties and Meraas, will open a new hotel, further adding to the contemporary midscale hotel choices in the city. Two hotels will open under Address Hotels + Resorts – both in Downtown Dubai: Address Fountain Views and…

ZULEKHA HOSPITAL SIGNS MOU WITH ENOC GROUP TO ADVOCATE HEALTHY EMPLOYEE LIFESTYLE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 May 2019: Zulekha Hospital and ENOC Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide customised medical services to the Group. The organisations have collaboratedwith intent of advocating a healthy lifestyle through awareness sessions for ENOC’s staff and patrons alongside community initiatives in the UAE. The MoU was signed byHis Excellency SaifHumaid Al Falasi, Group Chief Executive Officer of ENOC and Dr. Zulekha Daud, Founder and Chairperson of Zulekha Healthcare. Other executive management members from both organisations were also present at the event. Occupational…

PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING HEAD TO PARIS E-PRIX ON A HIGH

25April 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates James Barclay, Panasonic Jaguar Racing Team Director: “We said that we would reset at the start of the European season, so to start that off with a historic win in Rome is a fantastic feeling and testament to the hard work of the team and the pace of the Jaguar I-TYPE 3. I would like to thank everyone who has contributed since our return to racing in 2016 to our first ABB FIA Formula E victory. We are fortunate to have incredible partners andI…

Alpha Destination Management Launches ‘Alpha Pass’ Giving Access to Dubai’s Top 25 Attractions while Saving 45%

Alpha Destination Management announced the launch of ‘Alpha Pass’ today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) that will allow travellers to see the best of Dubai and save 45%. Unveiling the pass, Samir Hamadeh, General Manager of Alpha Destination Management, said, “The Alpha Pass is the easy way to make the most of your trip to Dubai with 25 must-see attractions, tours and experiences to choose from. The pass has been designed to offer a more complete and tailored experience for less.It will give tourists the opportunity to visit 3,…

Dubai Government Workshop successfully holds training programs for engineering maintenance personnel

Initiative held in partnership with leading companies is aimed at providing employees with advanced tools in line with directive from Dubai government UAE, 7 May 2019 – Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) successfully organized a series of training programs that have been designed to help provide engineering maintenance management employees with the essential knowledge and experience needed to ensure the best use of state-of-the-art technology systems and effective application of international standards and best practices in line with the directives issued by the Dubai government. The training programs, which complement the…

DowDuPont Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

07 May 2019 1Q19 GAAP EPS from Continuing Operations of $0.23; Adjusted EPS of $0.84 1Q19 GAAP Net Income from Continuing Operations of $0.6B; Operating EBITDA of $4.0B Separation of Dow completed on April 1; remain on track for separation of Corteva AgriscienceTM and DuPont on June 1 First Quarter Financial Highlights GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations totaled $0.23, a decline of 51 percent versus the year-ago period of $0.47. Adjusted earnings per share1 decreased 25 percent to $0.84, compared with the year-ago period of $1.12. Adjusted earnings…

Schneider Electric introduces award-winning AvatarOn and Wiser to the United Arab Emirates

Dubai-UAE: 30April 2019 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced this week the launch of AvatarOn and Wiser at the H Hotel in Dubai, UAE. AvatarOn is a range of revolutionary wiring devices that offers infinite design flexibility to satisfy ever-changing aesthetic tastes while meeting the practical requirements of living spaces. Wiser is a comprehensive range of connected residential solutions that converge into one open platform, to form the basis of the modern smart home. According to the INDEX Interiors Market Reportby Ventures…

Audi Middle East pioneers Virtual Reality training for an Electric Era 

Dubai, April 30, 2019 –Know-how in high-voltage technology, electrics and electrical engineering: Audi Middle East is pioneering Virtual Reality training for their dealer network in readiness for electrification and the arrival of e-tron in the region. The virtual technology allows realistic, safe learning of highly sensitive technologies such as the high-voltage battery. With the launch of the first all-electric series model from the Four Rings, new challenges are also facing Audi Middle Easts’ sales and service organization. “We want to provide our service partners with the best possible support during…

Turkish Airlines’ state-of-the-art loungesat its brand newhub, Istanbul Airport,redefine luxury travel

Dubai, United Arab Emirates –April30, 2019:Following the completion of its relocation to its new hub, thesuperb Istanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines revealed details of its luxuriously revamped airport lounges atthe 2019 Arabian Travel Market. The ‘great move’ – as the relocation has been dubbed – is one of the most significant developments in Turkish aviation history, and wasconcluded after agradual transfer of the airline’s operationsthat began on October 2018. Already the airline that flies to more countries than any other, Turkish Airlines’ relocation from Atatürk Airportwill enable the carrier to further…