UAE Passport Tops Passport Index 2018 List

As of December 1 2018, The UAE passport is the world's most powerful passport, moving ahead of Singapore and Germany. UAE passport holders are now able to gain visa-free entry to 167 countries worldwide, according to Passport Index. The closest Arab country is Kuwait in 44th spot, followed by Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Dubai Airport The World’s Third Busiest in 2017

Dubai is closing in on Beijing Capital International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as it ranked third in the world's busiest airports of 2017. Dubai International Airport welcomed 88 million passengers in 2017, up by 5.5% from 2016, noting that the number of passengers in 2008 was merely 18 million. Here's the full list: 1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — 104 million passengers 2. Beijing Capital International Airport — 96 million 3. Dubai International…
Technology

No more Laptop Ban on Flights to the US

2 years ago
Trump’s ban on laptops and other electronics for flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern countries didn’t last long and was lifted on most of the airlines affected. Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Kuwait ...
Technology

Smart UAE Wallet Turns your Smartphone into a Passport

2 years ago
You no longer need to take out your passport if you’re flying from Dubai International Airport. All you have to do is download the Smart UAE Wallet [iOS] [Android], register and then use the required ...
News

Emirates, Etihad, Flydubai & AirArabia Suspending Flights to Qatar

2 years ago
After Saudi Arabia & the UAE announced that they’re severing diplomatic relations with Qatar for “harboring a multitude of terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to create instability in the region”, all major UAE airlines ...
Travel

Emirates Profits Drop by 82% ($1.5 Billion) Following Trump Travel Ban

2 years ago
Emirates Airlines witnessed its first drop in annual profits for the past five years as it dropped to $340m in the year to March 31, down from $1.9bn in the previous 12 months. The Dubai-based ...
Fun

Emirates Airlines Mocks United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz

2 years ago
Emirates Airlines and Royal Jordanian Airlines have been using the backlash against United Airlines to their own advantage. Emirate Airlines took things a step further by directly mocking United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz and quoting ...
Baladi

Emirates Hits Back at the US & UK Electronics Ban

2 years ago
Emirates Airlines, Middle East’s largest carrier, hit back at the UK & US travel ban on electronic devices larger than mobile phones, by releasing a shorter ad promoting their in-flight entertainment options with the slogan ...
Baladi

Passport Index 2017: UAE has the Strongest Arab Passport

2 years ago
The Global Passport Power Rank 2017 list is out and the United Arab Emirates was ranked the strongest Arab passport in 28th spot with a visa-free score of 122. This means that UAE citizens are ...