Elin Group Places Firm Order with De Havilland Canada for Three Dash 8-400 Aircraft

Elin Group Places Firm Order with De Havilland Canada for Three Dash 8-400 Aircraft

Dubai, November 17, 2019 –De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) announced today that Elin Group Limited has signed a firm purchase agreement for three Dash 8-400 aircraft. Headquartered in Nigeria, Elin Group has diverse business interests in real estate development, power generation, agricultural development, gas utilization, mining, maritime operations and the aviation sector. “The Dash 8-400 aircraft’s speed, comfort and versatility superbly meet ourrequirements as we look at opportunities to support Nigeria’s resource sector, particularly for oil and gas operations. The Dash 8-400 turboprop has been operating…

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De Havilland Canada Signs Smart Parts Agreement with Falcon Aviation Services to Extend Support to the Airline’s Dash 8-400 Aircraft

De Havilland Canada Signs Smart Parts Agreement with Falcon Aviation Services to Extend Support to the Airline’s Dash 8-400 Aircraft

Dubai, November 16, 2019–De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited(“De Havilland Canada”) announced today that it has signed a five-year extension to its Smart Parts agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services. The agreement provides component management for the airline’s fleet of three Dash 8-400 aircraft. “We are pleased to further deepen our relationship with De Havilland Canada by extending the Smart Parts program to support our fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft with a total component support solution,” saidCapt. Ramandeep Oberoi, Chief Operating Officer, Falcon Aviation Services. “The team at De…

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GILLETTE® SKINGUARD MAKES MIDDLE EAST DEBUT

GILLETTE® SKINGUARD MAKES MIDDLE EAST DEBUT

Dubai, United Arab Emirates [Nov 18, 2019]:Today, Gillette officiallylaunchedtheSkinGuardrazor in the Middle East, after its highly successful launch in other markets. SkinGuard is Gillette’s latest product innovation with new technology that addresses the unmet needs of men who suffer from skin sensitivity. “According toP&G’s Consumer Insight Team, 57% of Middle East male shavers claim to have sensitive skin, a conditionwhich can be extremely difficult to manage when shaving. In this context, we are delighted to be announcing thelaunch of The Gillette SkinGuard in the region. Its benefits are clinically proven…

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Dubai Cares announces new education commitment at UNESCO’s 40th General Conference in Paris

Dubai Cares announces new education commitment at UNESCO’s 40th General Conference in Paris

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 18November, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, joinedUNESCO’s Member States and Associate Members, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for a series of high-level meetings and events during the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) 40th General Conference, which is taking placefrom November 12 to27 at UNESCO’sHeadquarters in Paris, France. Dubai Cares supports two pre-pilot programsin Iraq and Colombia Dubai Cares has announced an AED 2,351,040 (USD 640,000) commitment towardsUNESCO Qualifications Passport for Refugees and Vulnerable Migrantsin…

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Nutanix Reinforces Commitment in Saudi Arabia by Opening New Office and Hiring Resources

Nutanix Reinforces Commitment in Saudi Arabia by Opening New Office and Hiring Resources

Riyadh, KSA — November 18, 2019 – Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced that it is further investing in Saudi Arabia by opening a new office and hiring new technical and sales resources in order to better support customers and partners. The company has been posting revenue growth, driven in part by the increasing uptake of the company’s market leading hyperconverged infrastructure solutions by enterprises in the Kingdom looking to embrace the power of cloud computing. Mohammad Abulhouf, Country Manager – Saudi & Bahrain at Nutanix…

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ekar Launchesin Saudi Arabia Following $17.5M Series B Round

ekar Launchesin Saudi Arabia Following $17.5M Series B Round

17November2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates–ekar,the Middle East’sfirst and largest carshare operator,will nowlaunchoperationsin Riyadh following the company’s successful Series B totaling USD$17.5 million in June of this year.Dubai-based venture capital firm Polymath Ventures led the round which includes Al Yemni Group and Audacia Capital. “We are excited to announce the launch of ekar Riyadh and are eager to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of Saudi residents and tourists alike with ekar’s seamless carshare service,” says Vilhelm Hedberg, CEO ekar Middle East.“Today, ekar UAE services 50,000 bookings per month, a…

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MG Motor will launch its first electric vehiclefor the Middle East market atthis year’sInternational Conference on Future Mobility

MG Motor will launch its first electric vehiclefor the Middle East market atthis year’sInternational Conference on Future Mobility

(18November2019, Middle East)In line with H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision of making Dubai a smart and sustainable city, MG Motor will enter the Middle East’s zero-emissions vehicle market at the 5th International Conference on Future Mobility (26-27 November, Dubai). MGhas developed a reputation for equipping its cars with innovation as standard, and this latest model opens an exciting new chapter in the increasingly high-profile story currently being written by the British-born brand. SAIC Motor, the parent company of MG Motor, has been developing new energy vehicle since…

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FAITH CAPITAL INVESTS INJUSTMOP’S HOME CLEANING PLATFORMAS GCC’S $2.5B HOME CLEANING SPACE BOOMS

FAITH CAPITAL INVESTS INJUSTMOP’S HOME CLEANING PLATFORMAS GCC’S $2.5B HOME CLEANING SPACE BOOMS

Dubai, UAE, 24 November 2019:Kuwait-based venture capital fund Faith Capital Holding today announced a strategic investment alongside four other major investors in the most recent financing round for Justmop, the Dubai-based on-demand cleaning services platform. The investment by Faith Capitalsignifies strong belief in the booming home cleaning sector and the exceptional team of entrepreneurs behind the start-up. As the major shareholder in JustClean, Faith Capital is currently driving theirongoing expansion of the technology company which is transforming the regional laundry business. This investment will create clear synergies between JustClean and…

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du Collaborates with Huawei to Emphasise the Value of 5G Deterministic Networks &Empower Emerging Industry Use Cases

du Collaborates with Huawei to Emphasise the Value of 5G Deterministic Networks &Empower Emerging Industry Use Cases

Dubai, UAE, 16 November 2019:du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has developed a joint white paper with Huawei to illustrate the need for service oriented programmable core for “all access” and “all services”. In addition to this, the whitepaper covers key discussion points regarding the network transformation requirements for emerging 5G Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B) industry verticals. This builds on du’s partnership with Huawei to evolve the network to the state-of-the-art agile core and dynamic network slicing architecture in order to meet the need for differentiated industry services.…

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Luigia Welcomes Italian Legend, Umberto Smaila, For One Melodious Night

Luigia Welcomes Italian Legend, Umberto Smaila, For One Melodious Night

November, Dubai- Looking for a dinner and a show? Look no more as award-winning Italian eatery, Luigia, welcomes renowned singer Umberto Smaila for one-night only,on 26th November. Watch the talented legend live in action as he performs with a live band and DJ Ivan Minuti, and indulge in authentic Italian specialties from the restaurant’s acclaimed menu for a minimum spend of AED 300 per person. Umberto Smaila has composed tracks for successful TV programs and films and released several songs, including the main theme of Beast with a Gun, which…

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Dubai Investments Employees paint Ghaf leaf wall mural marking the “Year of Tolerance”

Dubai Investments Employees paint Ghaf leaf wall mural marking the “Year of Tolerance”

Dubai, UAE, November 16th2019: Commemorating the “Year of Tolerance”, Dubai Investments echoed its “Unity in Diversity”, bringing together almost 50 nationalities from all the diverse group companies, to paint a tolerance inspired Ghaf tree leaf mural, reflecting the true essence of tolerance. The employees came together in vibrant and culturally rich cadre, infused with heritage, to inspire and enlighten on the importance of Unity in Diversity. The company stressed on the importance of tolerance as a universal value, symbolizing UAE’s authentic national tree – the Ghaf Tree – as a…

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Construction progress of Mina, Azizi’s luxury development on Palm Jumeirah, hits 85%

Construction progress of Mina, Azizi’s luxury development on Palm Jumeirah, hits 85%

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25November2019:Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, announced the completion of 85% of Mina, its luxury residential development on the iconic Palm Jumeirah. Block work is now 99% complete, internal plastering is at 98%, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) is over 91%, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)has passed the 77% mark. Final works on the façade, tiling, elevator installation, swimming pools,and overall finishes are also progressing swiftly. Highlighting the company’s commitment to timely delivery, especially as it marks 2019 as…

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Here’s why dreams come true in Dubai

Here’s why dreams come true in Dubai

Dubai, UAE – November 24, 2019: “The beauty and tolerance of the city make it a prime choice for expatriates” says, Nazish Khan, FIDU Properties, COO. If you’ve always thought Dubai is about tourism alone, think again! With a prospering economy and increased job availability, you can enjoy five-star relaxation and do business with unrivalled ease in the city. The state-of-the-art infrastructure aside, Dubai has a geographical advantage over other countries in the region, for business: It sits at the crossroads of East and West, and is a switching point…

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RESEARCH BY LIPTON FINDS THAT ONE IN THREE 18-34 YEAR OLDS FEEL LONELY ANDREVEALS THE BARRIERS TO GENUINE CONNECTIONS

RESEARCH BY LIPTON FINDS THAT ONE IN THREE 18-34 YEAR OLDS FEEL LONELY ANDREVEALS THE BARRIERS TO GENUINE CONNECTIONS

When you ask someone ‘how are you doing?’ is it truly an invitation to a genuine conversation or just a polite, superficial gesture? When was the last time you called a friend to wish them ‘Happy Birthday’ instead of just posting on their Facebook wall? How often do you add ‘connecting with a colleague’ to your to-do list at work? Welive in the most technologically connected world in the history of civilisation, yet new research by Lipton has found that 40 per cent of people feel disconnectedleading to feelings of…

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Dubai Customs’ HR concludes training for 54 employees

Dubai Customs’ HR concludes training for 54 employees

Dubai – 22 November 2019: The HR Department at Dubai Customs concluded their human capital development training program which targeted 54 employees. The program aimed to equip its people with the latest trends and skills in the HR field, especially for today’s concept “HR Business Partner”, which is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of business partners to enable them to build credibility to influence key business stakeholders. The training was conducted in cooperation with CIPD Institute, the professional body for HR and people development. This course aimed to…

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Arab Youth Survey wins Best Campaign in the Middle East at MEPRA Awards 2019

Arab Youth Survey wins Best Campaign in the Middle East at MEPRA Awards 2019

DUBAI, November 212019:ASDA’A BCW’s pioneering thought leadership initiative, the 11th Annual Arab Youth Survey 2019,was named Best Campaign in the Middle Eastat the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) Awards 2019, heldin Dubai on 20 November, 2019. Titled “A Call for Reform”, this year’s edition of the Survey also won gold for ‘Best Use of Data and Insights’,and took silver for ‘Best Non-Profit/Humanitarian/Charitable Campaign’. The largest survey of its kind,the Surveyhas been providing insights into the hopes and aspirations of the Arab world’s most important demographic – its youth, since…

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Road Trip with the MINI Cooper SE from Silicon Valley to Hollywood.

Road Trip with the MINI Cooper SE from Silicon Valley to Hollywood.

Munich/San Francisco. The Silicon Valley, synonymous with digital giants like Google, Apple and Facebook, is an innovation hub and considered the innovation factory of the world. If the first premium electric small car hasn’t been invented in Munich it would have been invented here. We set out with the MINI Cooper SE (combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption: 16.8 – 14.8 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km) from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and cross the famous bridge with the trunk loaded with our weekender bags,…

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Frontiers NEXT Soft Launch Event on November 26th

Frontiers NEXT Soft Launch Event on November 26th

25November-Dubai, UAE – AstroLabsthe region’s premier coworking community and learning academy for digital technology companies is hosting the launch event of Frontiers NEXTon November 26th at AstroLabs Campus, The Courtyard, Al Quoz. Frontiers Next is an exceptional event held for the first time in Dubai in collaboration with The National Program for Happiness & Wellbeing to explore how the civil society can pioneer the future of wellbeing and how emerging technologies can help shape its future. The launch event will start at 7:00 PM featuring an on-stage introduction by Matteo…

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WATCH: ASTON MARTIN ONE-77 ROARS ONTO THE TRACK AT YAS MARINA CIRCUIT

WATCH: ASTON MARTIN ONE-77 ROARS ONTO THE TRACK AT YAS MARINA CIRCUIT

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE November 25, 2019: In the final countdown to RM Sotheby’s first-ever auction in the Middle East, the auction house has released new footage of the featured 2011 Aston Martin One-77 driven at Yas Marina Circuit, where the sale will take place in partnership with Formula 1® on 30 November at the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2019. Ahead of the sale, Ahmed Al Kaabi, Strategic Alliance Director at Yas Marina Circuit, had the opportunity to take the stunning car for a…

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REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN ONLINE FOR ‘KIDS GO FREE’FRIDAY AT THE 2019 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN ONLINE FOR ‘KIDS GO FREE’FRIDAY AT THE 2019 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE 25 November, 2019: With only four days to go until the much anticipatedfive-day Abu Dhabi Grand Prix family-friendly festival, organisers are urging ticket holders to register for this year’s ‘Kids Go Free’ Friday. Up to four children under the age of 12 will be able to access the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX2019 for free on Friday 29 Novemberwith each three-day adult Grandstand ticket purchased. That’s not all, the Kids Go Free offer also extends to free Friday entry to Yas…

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