The approval to move into the third phase of the project to develop Emirates Road, in the Maydan V industrial area has been obtained, under the initiatives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. This final phase...
For decades, we have measured fuel economy and miles traveled by car or truck in the familiar miles traveled per gallon of gasoline, or MPG. Some nations don’t use miles as they use the metric system and distance is measured...
The Dubai Al Sufouh Tram Project - the first tram services to operate in the Middle-east region to begin operations in November 2014 The Al Sufouh Tram Project is one of Dubai’s most highly awaited infrastructural developments. According to the...
Reports coming from Saudi-UAE border suggest a total of 4,000 trucks are waiting in an 18km lineup to cross the Al Sila check point. Truck drivers have been waiting to be allowed to cross the border but with little luck...
An Arabic language UAE newspaper said on Wednesday a multi-billion inter-Emirates rail network project will link the country's two main cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai by 2016. The semi official daily Al Ittihad also added that other parts of...
The EPA’s newly-proposed Tier 3 rule would cut sulfur levels in American gasoline by two-thirds, and by 2018 the new standard could be fully implemented. According to the EPA, introducing and enforcing the new regulations would cost $3.4 billion between...
Majority of UAE Residents Excited for Driverless Cars The future has arrived - driverless cars are officially here. Driverless cars are currently being trialled in Dubai, driverless taxis are being trialled in Singapore and the USA, while in the UK trials...
Turkmenistan announced on Saturday it has scrapped a $700 million contract with an Iranian company to build a key section of a major new railway line along the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea. According to state newspaper Neutral Turkmenistan,...
Growth of GCC carriers beat global industry average. Growth of Middle Eastern aviation has surpassed the global average and this trend will persist backed by an array of growth tactics such as fleet expansion, with Emirates as the leader, according...
Bombardier Aerospace confirmed on Monday it has signed an agreement with Midparc Investment S.A., a Moroccan property holding and management company, to purchase from them the land required for its new plant in the Midparc Casablanca Free Zone, in...
Egyptian Transportation Minister Mohammed Rashad announced on Wednesday Saudi Arabia and Egypt are going ahead with plans to build a causeway that will link the two countries at an estimated cost of $3 billion. A technical committee will meet in late...
A recent study released by the U.S.-based JOC Group, which includes the Journal of Commerce, and the PIERs data service, has declared the port of Salalah as the sixth top transshipment port globally and 18th top port globally. According to the...
Etihad Rail, the master developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, has issued tender invitations for the first three contracts in the development of Stage Two of the rail network, the company said in a statement on...
The Egyptian Railways is one of the most popular modes of public transportation in Egypt with around 800 million passenger miles annually. Most of this network connects the Nile Delta with Cairo and Alexandria. The train fares in commuter...
Algeria announced it will invest more than $6 billion to modernise public transport by introducing trams in 14 cities nationwide, media reports said. Algiers Subway Company (EMA) said the provinces that will benefit from the trams are Sidi Bel Abbes,...
With a population of more than 5 million, Riyadh, is both Saudi Arabia’s biggest city and its capital city. Experiencing rapid growth, Riyadh’s population has more than doubled since 1990. City planners announced in July 2012 that Riyadh will build...
With the opening of Dubai Metro's Green Line on Friday, it may be good news for some and bad news for others. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place tomorrow with 16 stations will be opened to the public...
Press Release All resolutions including 24 US cents per share dividend approved Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2012:  DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders...
The Australian Business Council Dubai (ABCD) recently announced Qantas and Emirates as its official airline partners. Australian Business Council Dubai Chairman, Craig Holding, said the synergy created by the two airlines working in tandem, would provide a range of new...
A National Transport Authority (NTA) license is now mandatory for any UAE land transport business. With the coordination of all federal and local authorities, the UAE has successfully implemented the Land Transport Act. After the implementation of Law No. 9/2011, no...
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the arrival of the first Dubai tram coaches to Jebel Ali port in the middle of this week. The tram consists of 7 coaches and constitutes the first batch of 11 trams...
DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem on Monday announced Istithmar World PJSC will transform its vessel Queen Elizabeth II into a 300-room luxury hotel that will be operational in 18 months. While speaking to reporters, the top Dubai shipping giant official reckoned...
Worldwide sea piracy levels fell by 54% during the first half of 2012, helped by a massive drop in Somali piracy, an international maritime watchdog said Monday. The International Maritime Bureau said in its report that 'pre-emptive and disruptive counter...
Oman announced on Wednesday its Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has initiated work on the feasibility study of the ambitious GCC railway project to boost transport services across the region. The first stage of the railway project will start...
Clearly, more number of Saudi's are booking travel and holiday deals online.    A new report published by Euromonitor International for The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2015 reveals today that online travel sales to residents in Saudi Arabia showed record 40%...
We are confused as to who is more interesting – the traveler or the vehicle. Read on. Here is a vehicle that can, probably, only boast about a 2-stroke engine and a single cylinder. It can hardly store 10...
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the second phase of its Dubai Metro naming rights project throwing open branding opportunities to companies. With the opening of the Green Line of the Dubai Metro, select stations on both Red and...
Russian Railways announced it is planning to participate in the Abu Dhabi railway project, estimated to cost around $2 billion, and various railway projects in the Middle East and North Africa region. "We have the best chances in the Gulf....
Air freight is an important element in todays business world. Air freight companies help in shipping goods and heavy weight items from one country or state to another in a short time period. As air planes are used in...
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said the Dubai Metro project has given a vital boost to the real estate sector of the city by increasing value of land and commercial properties in the vicinity of Metro stations by as much...