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Emirates Delivers Is The Newest E-commerce Shipping Service

Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery platform launched by the freight division of Emirates has witnessed a strong reception by UAE customers in March and...

Emirates SkyCargo Scales Up Network, Operations

Carrier now operating scheduled cargo flights to more than 50 destinations globally with multiple weekly frequencies Operating increasing number of charters to transport...

Bike Sharing Services Kicks Off in Dubai

Careem, the leading technology company in the MENA region, releases 780 bikes over 78 stations as part of its bike-sharing service, in partnership with...

Dubai World Central customer numbers top 1.2 million in H1

Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC) surged to 1.2 million during the first half of 2019, compared to 517,813 during the same period...

Dubai ranks 5th in International Shipping Centre Development Index

The latest report by Baltic Exchange for trading and shipping and the Xinhua news agency of the China Economic Information Service based in London...

Technology, Automation Will Define Future of Road Transport in GCC

The World Road Transport Organisation (IRU) has published new research highlighting the importance of innovation in road transport. The organization conducted a quantitative online...

Dubai Taxis to Offer Free Wi-Fi Service

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, and du are set to embark on a joint project to fit all taxis in Dubai, about 10,800...

Prize Money of Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport Exceeds $5...

Finalists to be announced in October 2018, winners in October 2019 The Challenge targets mega companies, start-ups and universities The Roads and Transport Authority...

Dubai Taxi’s Tesla Electric Vehicles Make 64,000 Trips

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that Tesla electric cars under the Dubai Taxi fleet had made so far 64,186 since launched in...

Mobile Payments Enabled for Dubai Taxi Service

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in partnership with Network International has introduced a new service enabling the payment of taxi fares in...

UAE Driving Culture: The ‘10 Golden Rules’

What should be the ingredients of a Positive UAE Driving Culture? Many references made to ‘lack of’ or ‘poor’ UAE Driving Culture ‘10...

Metro Red Line To Stop between Ibn Battuta, Jumeirah Lakes Towers...

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will suspend the metro service between Ibn Battuta and Tower and Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) Stations on the...

Without Changes in Traffic Infrastructure, Driverless Vehicles Are Non-starter in UAE

Large-scale introduction of driverless vehicles in modern urban traffic is an unlikely scenario for the next 10 to 15 years for the UAE. This...

RTA Unveils ‘Loyalty Points’ for Nol Cards Users

During its participation in Gitex 2017, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to launch Loyalty Points program for nol cards, branded as...

Dubai Taxi To Deploy First 50 Tesla Electric Vehicles

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group, and Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of...

Self Driving Cars To Make Moral, Ethical Decisions

Can a self driving car be moral, act like humans do, or act like humans expect humans to? Contrary to previous thinking, a groundbreaking new...

Traffic Fines in Dubai Discounted by 50%

Vehicle owners who have accumulated traffic fines in Dubai from 2016 and earlier, now are granted a discount of 50 per cent. Although very generous,...

Did you see Dubai’s solar-powered SOS telephones

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched solar-powered SOS (emergency) telephones at the cycling track at Seih Al Salam in Dubai. The initiative,...