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.
In pictures: Indian soldiers on the First World War battlefields
Pre-partition India, which included present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh, provided more than 1.27 million men to the Allies during the First World War.
How investigators unlock air crash secrets
The disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines 777 has left 239 passengers presumably dead. Thankfully, air tragedies are rare. Investigators face the task of finding out what happened to the aircraft, as they have done since the first major jet air crash in 1954.
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.
January 26, 2014
Crossing a red light at the junction and causing an accident that injures someone will land motorists a fine of between Dh5,000 and Dh15,000.
December 23, 2013
Access to the Palm Jumeirah will be restricted in the days leading up to this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations with all residents needing a special pass to access their homes by car.
October 30, 2013
The first public forum kicked off last night where residents in Al Gharbia discussed their requests for development in the region.
September 23, 2013
That was the message from transport chiefs on Monday as they outlined schemes to build up the bus network in Abu Dhabi.
September 17, 2013
Long before the new Eithad rail network was a gleam in a planner’s eye, when the route of the Dubai metro was nothing but empty desert, the nation’s first trains trundled down the tracks.
September 14, 2013
The UAE is investing heavily in five different railway projects, Etihad Rail, Abu Dhabi Metro, Abu Dhabi Light Rail, Dubai Metro and Al Sufouh Tramway.
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.
March 16, 2013
National Bank of Fujairah expects a busy year ahead as the bank seeks to tap into booming investment in the emirate's energy infrastructure.
February 27, 2013
Etihad Rail has secured a key line of funding for the first link in the Emirates’ Dh40 billion national railway network, with its first freight shipments starting this year.
February 27, 2013
Indian Railways, Asia's oldest network, plans to link passengers' fares and freight rates with fuel prices for the first time as it seeks to cut losses stemming from below-cost tariffs.
January 16, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Government is boosting its economy by turning to large-scale projects.
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.