Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways defend cabin crew rules
Carriers defend their policies on pregnancy and marriage. Emirates has a policy whereby female cabin crew who become pregnant in the first three years have to leave.
For UAE cricket team, home is where you can hang your cap
Sharjah-born bowler Ahmed Raza happy to reach his goal after 11 years of anguish.
Life-saving foundation born out of a tragedy
The death of their first child, Zahra Beau, encouraged Danielle and Akber Naqvi to set up a Foundation in her name to try and save the lives of others.
Skincare’s great secrets include placenta facials
Placenta (yes, you read that correctly) is proving to be the latest Hollywood beauty secret. Now, a clinic in Dubai is offering what claims to be an age-defying treatment.
In pictures: 12 new restaurants to try in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
The National takes a look at 12 new restaurants that have recently opened up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In pictures: Search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 widens
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
February 26, 2014
ADPC intends to link its facilities which includes the Khalifa Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi with the adjacent Khalifa Port and provide logistics companies another means of transportation besides road and sea.
February 4, 2014
The project's first phase will be operational by the end of 2014, says a company official, while other countries participating in the broader GCC rail network report delays.
February 1, 2014
A raft of housing, schools, transport and other projects will transform Abu Dhabi into an integrated, cosmopolitan global city.
September 6, 2013
A law covering safety regulation and operational standards is expected to be passed next year in time for the launch of the nation's first railway line.
July 28, 2013
Railway officials and scientists in Abu Dhabi have cooperated to protect a new site of fossils between six and eight million years old.
May 7, 2013
Dubai World Central is to be directly served by the city of Dubai's metro system, and the national Etihad Rail passenger network when it comes into being.
April 24, 2013
The first Etihad Rail train made an appearance on Tuesday during a trial run in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, as part of the project's first deliveries of train parts.
February 27, 2013
Etihad Rail has secured a key line of funding for the first link in the Emiratesí Dh40 billion national railway network, with its first freight shipments starting this year.
February 25, 2013
Business of sport: Khalifa Port will be the official sponsor of Al Ain Football Club in the Asian club competition, the AFC Champions League, while Etihad Rail has...
January 16, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Government is boosting its economy by turning to large-scale projects.
October 18, 2012
Take our poll: A fast passenger rail network reaching from Muscat in Oman to Amman in Jordan is an achievable vision for the Gulf states according to the head of rail for the global construction...
October 17, 2012
The aviation industry contributes more than $145 billion to the UAE economy, creating 14 per cent of jobs, according to the International Air Transport Association.
February 15, 2012
The Gulf will struggle to meet ambitious government development plans amid a dwindling supply of credit from cash-strapped European lenders, Standard and Poor's has warned.
November 27, 2011
Desert terrain presents unique problems for trains, but Etihad Rail engineers are using a mix of international and Bedouin know-how to ensure the 1,200km track across the country can deal with the dunes.