Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Bahrain: Traffic signals to blink 5 times before turning red

In a bid to reduce accidents at junctions, traffic signals will flash five times before turning red to alert oncoming motorists. The new system was...

Dubai: Hyperloop to transit passengers between Dubai’s airports in six minutes

Plans to build a high-speed transport connection between Dubai’s two airports will reduce travel time to less than 10 minutes.The journey between Dubai International...

Saudi: 4 British pilgrims killed, 12 injured in road crash

Four British Umrah pilgrims were killed and 12 others injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said on...

Saudi: Luxury Buses With Live TV Now a Reality

The Saudi Public Transport Company (Sabtco) has announced the launch of new luxury bus services between cities with live TV and Wi-Fi.Director of external...

Dubai leads the world in quality of roads: RTA chief

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, in Dubai, has stated that...

Bahrain: Gulf Air says first Dreamliner to launch on London route

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has announced that its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will serve its double daily London Heathrow service.A total of five...

Qatar Airways wins ‘Best In-Flight Duty Free Program’

Qatar Airways was awarded the PAX International Readership Award for ‘Best In-Flight Duty Free Program’ for the Middle East and Africa at an awards...

Extra fee for baggage handling at Dubai International Airport

Passengers travelling through Dubai International airport will have to pay additional charges for extra-size baggage that requires manual handling. The new fee is in...

Sharjah is one of world’s cheapest five-star destinations

Sharjah has been named as one of the world's best holiday destinations to enjoy five-star luxury that won't break the bank.The Northern Emirate ranked...

Saudi: Around 1.2million exit visas issued in 2017 – Report

A total of 1,186,449 final exit visas were issued last year by the Department of Passports (Jawazat), reported Arabic newspaper Al-Madina on Monday.The Jawazat...

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