Saturday, March 25, 2017

Local News


DXB gears up for spring break travel rush

Over 1 million passengers are expected to pass through Dubai International (DXB) over the four-day spring break starting this Friday. The travel hub is implementing a detailed operational plan, boosting staff levels and working closely with airlines and control authorities to ensure a smooth operation. Travellers are advised to leave ...

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Man jailed for passing sensitive information to foreign agents

The Federal Appeals Court has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for sharing sensitive military and security information with foreign intelligence agents. According to national news agency WAM, the Asian man was found guilty of passing on the information about a critical facility in Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Port. ...

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Dubai Municipality warns public against borrowing re-used clothes

The Dubai Municipality has issued a warning for people against borrowing re-used clothing. This comes after recent observations of unhealthy practices by establishments that offer rental services of costumes for entertainment programmes. Officials say re-use of any outfit whether for photography or any other activity is prohibited without proper cleaning ...

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Dubai Airports ‘well prepared’ to deal with US electronics ban

The in-flight electronics ban on US-bound planes is not expected to affect overall passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport or cause any major delays at the travel hub. Dubai Airports’ CEO Paul Griffiths told ARN that they’re well-prepared to deal with the situation and are coordinating with all stakeholders. He ...

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