Dubai Mall is getting even bigger with a $400 million expansion

A view of the street near the Dubai Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on November 29, 2023. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Dubai Mall, one of the largest malls in the world, is set to get even bigger with a planned expansion that will cost an … Read more

Airlines project record 2024 revenue, but profit margins remain thin

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) raised its profit forecast for the airline industry in 2024 and predicts a record revenue of $996 billion. Nurphoto | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The International Air Transport Association raised its profit forecast for the airline industry in 2024 and predicts revenue of $996 billion — … Read more

Billions of dollars of African gold smuggled into UAE yearly: Research

A worker lifts a gold bullion bar from a conveyor machine at the Rand Refinery plant in Germiston, South Africa, on Aug. 16. 2017. Waldo Swiegers | Bloomberg | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Each year, as much as $35 billion worth of gold produced by artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa — … Read more

Dubai Airports expects passenger traffic to top 100 million by 2027: CEO

The CEO of Dubai Airports is bullish on the future and expects passenger traffic to surge to a record this year and top 100 million by 2027. Paul Griffiths said the airport operator has seen very strong post-pandemic recovery, adding the city’s “never been in a stronger place than it is now.” Dubai Airports is … Read more

‘Dubai is not so hot or expensive’:Indian man debunks myths about UAE city known for luxurious lifestyle

What do you think about Dubai? Exotic? Hot? Well, the mega-city of the UAE may not be what you think. Recently, an Indian man took to social media to debunk many of the notions attached to Dubai. Rohit Manchanda, who lives in Dubai, said that Dubai is not as hot as people think. (Join our … Read more

dubai: Dubai police honours Indian boy for returning tourist’s lost watch, urges people to take inspiration from his honesty

In a heartwarming display of integrity, a young Indian boy in Dubai has been commended by the city’s police force for his commendable action. Muhammad Ayan Younis, accompanied by his father, stumbled upon a lost watch during a stroll and promptly returned it, earning accolades from the Dubai Tourist Police Department for his honesty and … Read more

‘Dubai is not so hot or expensive’:Indian man debunks myths about UAE city known for luxurious lifestyle

What do you think about Dubai? Exotic? Hot? Well, the mega-city of the UAE may not be what you think. Recently, an Indian man took to social media to debunk many of the notions attached to Dubai. Rohit Manchanda, who lives in Dubai, said that Dubai is not as hot as people think. (Join our … Read more

Emirates airline chalks record annual profit as travel demand booms

An Emirates Airlines plane Karim Sahib | AFP | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai-based carrier Emirates airline on Monday reported record annual profit of 17.2 billion dirhams ($4.7 billion) for the 2023-2024 financial year, up 63% from the year prior. The flag carrying airline of the UAE’s glitzy commercial capital has enjoyed … Read more

Emirates’ chairman has a message for Boeing: ‘Get your act together’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One of Boeing’s biggest customers issued a call to action to its new management team, expressing frustration with the safety crisis facing the American planemaker and the consequent delays in order deliveries. “We’re not happy really with what’s going on, we always really wanted to see this aircraft entering the … Read more

Dubai’s new airport will be five times the size of its current one

Digital render of the planned entrance of Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport, set to be the biggest in the world upon completion. Dubai Media Office DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai’s leadership approved a 128 billion dirham ($35 billion) plan to build a new passenger terminal at the emirate’s Al Maktoum International Airport, which will … Read more