A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
In Pictures: Eric Clapton concert in Dubai
In pictures: Clapton delivered some of the biggest hits while schooling many on a classic genre that continues to endure.
February 25, 2014
New Hamad International airport set to be opened in two stages between budget and full-service airlines.
February 20, 2014
Kuwait Airways and Saudi Airlines strive to modernise their fleet, but still face hurdles to catch up with the big three: Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates.
February 19, 2014
Qatar Airways' plan to fly a daily all business class aircraft between Doha and London is food for thought for its Gulf rivals.
December 29, 2013
This year’s top 10 included three lounges from Middle East airlines.
December 26, 2013
Qatar Airways will fly four times a week to Hangzhou, which is its seventh route in China.
December 10, 2013
The Middle East is predicted to lead global aviation industry growth over the next three years.
December 1, 2013
Etihad Airways’ premium offerings helped it win accolades at the World Travel Awards, giving the Abu Dhabi carrier a boost in the fast-growing upmarket segment.
November 22, 2013
Three of the best business class airline seats on offer.
November 19, 2013
Rolls-Royce will support Mubadala in establishing a Trent XWB engine maintenance, repair and overhaul facility, which will be the first in the Middle East.
November 18, 2013
Bombardier is optimistic that its CSeries jet will find customers in the Middle East as the world’s third-largest aircraft manufacturer begins testing the aircraft.
November 17, 2013
As the Dubai Airshow gets under way today, a flurry of multibillion aircraft orders are expected as the region’s carriers showcase their expansion plans.
November 17, 2013
Qatar Airways expanded its freighter fleet yesterday with five new Airbus A330-200. The airline included in the order a further eight A330-200F options, taking the deal to about US$2.8 billion for a total of 13 aircraft.
November 16, 2013
The eagerly awaited announcements of Arabian Gulf carriers at the Dubai Airshow will once again illustrate the region’s immense influence on the business of passenger aviation.
November 14, 2013
A third of that figure – 900 aircraft – will replace the existing fleet, with 66 per cent coming from rapid expansion in new fleet, according to new report from Boeing.