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 An tenant in the Al Barsha area of Dubai has been sent a non-renewable contract by the landlord. Randi Sokoloff / The National

Dubai landlord refuses to pay back Rera fees after losing rent case

Keren Bobker helps a tenant who wants to know how to reclaim his RERA case fees and who has also been sent a contract with a “one-year nonrenewable” note.

 A Brabus Mercedes 6x6 Sports Utility Vehicle is readied for display during Auto China 2014 in Beijing, on April 20. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

In pictures: Auto China 2014 exhibition

Leading automakers have gathered in Beijing for the kickoff of China’s biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world’s largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix. More than 1,100 vehicles are being showcased.

 A customer looks at a large mock-up of videogame console Game Boy.  Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP Photo

Nintendo’s Game Boy at 25: hand-held legacy lives on

Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device’s legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

 Ashish Nehra of Chennai Super Kings bowls to Kings XI Punjab at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National

Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL

But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.

 A projectionist takes a break in the projection room at Ariana Cinema in Kabul, Afghanistan. Going to the movies, once banned under the Taliban, has become a popular form of entertainment in Kabul, but women and children rarely take part. All photos by Photo by Jonathan Saruk / Reportage by Getty Images

Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel

The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.

 Business class seats inside the Emirates Airbus A380. Chip East / Reuters

In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA

Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.


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Royal Jet aims to finish first phase of expansion at Al Bateen airport by next year

February 26, 2014

Royal Jet aims to complete the first phase of its expansion plans at Al Bateen Executive Airport by the fourth quarter of next year.

Royal Jet plans more sports packages after success of Manchester City-Barcelona event offer

February 25, 2014

The visitors were flown on a private Boeing Business Jet from the company’s private terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport, hosted at the five-star, Hilton Manchester Hotel and were seated at the VIP corporate box at the Etihad Stadium.

Gulf’s private jet operators throttle up for expansion

February 25, 2014

Carriers including Falcon Aviation Services, Rotana Jet, Royal Jet and Qatar Executive are exploring aircraft orders that could potentially be worth more than US$1.5 billion.

UAE air charter firms help South Sudan evacuations

December 22, 2013

The global aircraft charter service Chapman Freeborn says it is engaged in humanitarian charter flights from South Sudan.

Etihad gains premium boost as UAE carriers win global accolades

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.

Abu Dhabiís Royal Jet to spend up to $700 million renewing fleet

November 18, 2013

Royal Jet will replace all nine of its aircraft with 11 new ones. Of these, seven will be large-bodied, two will be super to mid-sized and two will be corporate size.