Showing posts with label Dubai. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dubai. Show all posts

24 November, 2023

Behind the Scenes of Emaar's New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain

As anticipation builds for Dubai's biggest New Year's Eve celebration, Emaar Properties reveals the extraordinary technological expertise and human creativity that went into the making of the legendary Emaar New Year's Eve 2024 show in Downtown Dubai.

The visual composition on the Burj Khalifa's faรงade was meticulously designed by a daring crew of visionaries and technicians throughout 671 working days. An increase from previous seasons, the 325 strategic firing positions in this year's show are choreographed to create a breathtaking spectacle in the sky.

Paying tribute to the spirit of Dubai, more than 2800 shooting directions transform the night sky into an intricate pattern of colours and shapes, thereby contributing to the show's complexity. An unprecedented 15,682 pyrotechnic elements will be featured in the performance; each will have a distinct firing sequence coordinated using state-of-the-art computer technology.

In perfect harmony with this spectacular display, the nearby Dubai Fountain is set to present a breathtaking choreography of its own.

04 November, 2023

Dubai's Emaar ready to usher in 2024 like never before

The Burj Khalifa lighting up the Dubai skyline in 2022.
Emaar Properties is set to elevate the iconic Emaar New Year's Eve celebrations in Dubai with an unparalleled feast of sights and sounds.  It's time to get ready for the new year in spectacular fashion. 

Free Celebrations with Exclusive Options

This year, attendees can dive into the heart of Downtown Dubai, offering an exclusive and immersive experience with the introduction of "Emaar New Year’s Eve at Burj Park."

While Emaar's New Year’s Eve celebration remains accessible to all to enjoy free of charge, this new feature is designed for attendees wishing to experience the magic differently. Ticket holders can secure a coveted front-row view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks.

Dine in Splendour with Emaar Hospitality

Step into the New Year with Emaar Hospitality's premier culinary destinations at Address Downtown, Address Sky View, Address Fountain Views, Address Boulevard, Address Dubai Mall, Palace Downtown, Armani Hotel Dubai, Vida Downtown, Manzil Downtown and At.mosphere Restaurant. Each venue, a jewel in the heart of Downtown Dubai, is poised to deliver a dining experience that combines luxury with festive flair.

Dubai Opera's New Year's Eve Extravaganza

Celebrate at Dubai Opera for a night of unmatched elegance this New Year's Eve. The evening begins with the harmonious Dubai Opera Big Band, serenading the audience with their smooth jazz melodies, then transitioning to the compelling sounds of Grammy-awarded Fantastic Negrito.

Elevate your NYE Experience at Sky Views

Soar above the rest this New Year's Eve at Sky Views Observatory offering guests an unprecedented view of Burj Khalifa's breath-taking fireworks and dazzling light show. Immerse yourself in the ultimate celebration and usher in 2024 surrounded by the awe-inspiring view of Dubai's skyline.

In an official statement from EMAAR, the company declared: "Our vision for Emaar New Year's Eve each year is not just to mirror previous celebrations but to redefine them. The introduction of the exclusive viewing experience at Burj Park encapsulates our commitment to creating unforgettable moments. It's more than a celebration; it’s Emaar's testament to Dubai's spirit of unity, grandeur, and forward-looking optimism."

02 November, 2023

dnata welcomes Virgin Atlantic back to Dubai

                        dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider has welcomed Virgin Atlantic’s return to Dubai International Airport (DXB) for the first time since March 2019. The company’s dedicated team will deliver a range of ramp and passenger services, ensuring the highest level of quality and safety for the airline and its passengers at the world’s largest international airport.

The UK-based airline re-commenced its flights from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) on 30 October, with a four-weekly service to cater for the popular winter travel season, operating a Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Eligible Virgin Atlantic customers will also have access to the Marhaba-operated SkyTeam lounge at DXB’s Terminal 1.

In the year 2018 to March 2019, the air services provider’s team provided a warm welcome and assisted almost 180,000 Virgin Atlantic passengers and holidaymakers from over 360 flights between Dubai International and London Heathrow. 

Jaffar Dawood, dnata’s Senior Vice President of airport Operations, UAE and MEA, said: "We are delighted to welcome Virgin Atlantic back to Dubai International. Dubai is expected to be extremely busy with travellers keen for some winter sun, and we look forward to once again working with the airline’s local team to provide their customers with a best-in-class, memorable airport experience." 

Liezl Gericke, Head of International at Virgin Atlantic, commented: "We’ve long wanted to return to Dubai when the time was right, and we know our customers will be over the moon with the reintroduction of this popular route. Nothing sets our hearts soaring like a new destination or reintroducing an old favourite. We look forward to welcoming our customers back on board, whether travelling for business or leisure or heading back to the United Kingdom to reconnect with friends and family." 

Virgin Atlantic has also selected dnata Representation Services to provide a comprehensive range of services to the airline as its general sales agent (GSA) in the UAE. The partnership establishes UAE-based infrastructure for local sales, marketing and distribution support, providing a full range of travel services for Virgin customers flying to and from Dubai. 

dnata is a leading global air and travel services provider. Established in 1959, the company offers quality and safe ground handling, cargo, travel, catering and retail services in over 30 countries across six continents. In the financial year 2022-23, dnata’s customer-oriented teams handled over 710,000 aircraft turns, moved over 2.7 million tonnes of cargo, uplifted 111.4 million meals, and recorded a total transaction value (TTV) of travel services of US$ 1.9 billion.

10 August, 2021

Fly Emirates to Dubai and visit the world in one place with a complimentary Expo Pass

Added-value offers for travelers visiting and connecting in Dubai to experience the highly-anticipated World Expo
Safe and stress-free travel to the vibrant and cosmopolitan city in the UAE’s ‘Year of the 50th’
UAE residents planning a return journey to Dubai during Expo period are eligible for the offer
Emirates, the Premier Partner and Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, has launched an exclusive offer for customers to experience the excitement of the World Expo, the largest-of-its-kind event in the region.

Emirates customers visiting Dubai, and travelling through Dubai, anytime during the much-awaited mega event running from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, will be eligible to receive a free Emirates Expo Day Pass for every flight ticket booked with Emirates.

The special offer is valid on all return tickets that include a flight to or through Dubai, for travel dates between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022.* The offer is applicable to tickets purchased in First Class, Business Class and Economy Class and extends to tickets booked through Emirates for flights on flydubai and customers travelling to anywhere on Emirates’ global network with a connection time of at least six hours in Dubai. One-way ticket holders whose journey originates outside the UAE are entitled to receive the complimentary Expo Day Pass if travelling to Dubai or onwards to other destinations if the minimum connection time is met.

To make the deal even sweeter, the special added-value offer applies to all fare types including Special, Saver, Flex and Flex Plus. For more information on this promotion, please visit the dedicated offer page.

Whether exploring Dubai solo, as a family, or reconnecting with family and friends, there has never been a better time to visit Dubai than now. Besides being at the epicentre of the largest themed event that promises to bring the world to one destination, visitors to Dubai during the six-month period can expect to enjoy a host of activities and special offers to celebrate the UAE’s golden jubilee, marking the 50th anniversary of the country’s formation.

02 July, 2021

On September 1, airBaltic will begin new flights from Riga to Dubai four times a week

On September 1, airBaltic will begin new flights from Riga to Dubai four times a week. Thanks to a new cooperation agreement with Emirates, airBaltic customers can now also book convenient connections via Dubai to many exotic destinations on the Emirates network.

In Dubai, everything is bigger, better and more luxurious. In this sun-soaked modern metropolis, each traveller will find something to fall in love with – either the delicious cuisine, tall and shiny buildings, enormous shopping malls or hot desert and beaches.

Escape the winter in one of the most popular sunny and luxurious destinations in the world! Adventure, culture, shopping – name it and you will find it here in Dubai. Stay in the worlds’ tallest hotel, take a stroll in the worlds’ largest flower arrangement park, enjoy a beautiful show in the largest water fountain or feel as you are at the top of the world in the tallest building – Burj Khalifa.

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03 June, 2021

Daily scheduled Emirates A380 services to Bahrain for June

A double-decked delight for Bahrain.....Emirates will be introducing the first scheduled Airbus A380 service during the month of June to Bahrain the carrier confirmed on Thursday. This is the first time an airline operates the double-decker on a regularly scheduled basis to the Kingdom and demonstrates the operational readiness of the new airport to provide the necessary infrastructure to accommodate for an A380 service.

 Flight EK 839/840, was previously operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, the change of aircraft will help Emirates meet the growing demand to and from Bahrain during the summer and underscores the airline’s commitment to making connections for travellers to and through Dubai even easier.

Emirates flight EK 837 will depart Dubai daily at 1530hrs, arriving in Bahrain at 1550hrs. The return flight EK 840 leaves Bahrain at 1750hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2000hrs. The Emirates A380 aircraft will operate daily, in addition to an earlier morning service, EK837/838, served by a Boeing 777-300ER.

The Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Bahrain route offers a total of 507 seats in a three-class configuration, with 417 spacious seats in Economy Class, 76 fully flat-bed seats in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites.

Emirates currently operates the A380 to New York JFK, Paris, Jeddah, Amman, Cairo, Frankfurt, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Moscow and will soon be deploying the aircraft to Los Angeles in July. The airline says it will continue to expand its deployment in line with the gradual return in demand.

04 January, 2021

Dubai Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services to enhance collaboration and the emergency services at DXB

Dubai Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services to enhance collaboration and the emergency services at DXB.

The MOU was signed by His Excellency Jamal Al Hai, Deputy CEO of Dubai Airports, and His Excellency Khalifa Hassan Al Darai, Executive Director of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, with a view to achieving greater cooperation between the two parties in support of the goals and future plans of Dubai Government.

The MOU will help increase in joint initiatives, advance knowledge sharing, and lead to further improvements in qualification and training programmes.


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14 April, 2019

Emirates to put new Boeing 777-300ER with "Game Changer"Emirates first class suites on Riyadh and Kuwait routes.

Emirates First Class Suites                                                                                  Photo Emirates 

In a bold move to offer a range of experiences and greater choice for its customers travelling for business and leisure, the Dubai based mega-carrier Emirates will be operating its latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with what it called the ‘Game Changer' First Class suites from Dubai to Riyadh starting from 16th April  2019 and Kuwait starting from 1 June 2019.

Game-changing, fully-enclosed First Class private suites to debut for the first time in the GCC

Adil Al Ghaith, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Gulf, Middle East & Iran said: “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will be the first countries in the Middle East and GCC to be served by the latest Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft featuring fully -enclosed private suites inspired by luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz. Deploying the newest Boeing 777 to both Riyadh and Kuwait will cater to the significant premium demand we see on these routes and is in line with our commitment to provide our customers across all classes with outstanding service and industry-leading onboard products for a better flying experience. The unique First Class suites onboard the Boeing 777 will offer our premium passengers unparalleled privacy, comfort and luxury, with experiences tailored to their individual needs.”

25 March, 2019

Arsenal players enjoy Dubai with Emirates.............

Exciting adventures in the United Arab Emirates for Arsenal first team players Mesut Ozil, Bernd Leno, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Shkodran Mustafi who were treated to a tour of Dubai, visiting the city’s latest attractions and legendary landmarks, and taking in the striking architecture and impressive skyline.  The players were picked up on a hop on hop off City Sightseeing bus, making their first stop at the Dubai Frame. The players toured the spectacular structure, which boasts panoramic views of both old and new Dubai at 150 metres high.
The players stepped onto the glass bridge in the transparent viewing deck,
and even showed off their fancy footwork to the delight and amazement of
the other visitors at the Dubai Frame. Photo  Emirates 

11 July, 2018

Emirates is offering its passengers flying to and through Dubai exceptional summer experiences across the city

Travellers who are yet to decide on summer plans can take advantage of attractive holiday packages to Dubai by simply flying with Emirates. Upon booking, passengers can avail exclusive rates at world-class hotels, enjoy outstanding entertainment and experience theme parks across Dubai, including tickets to some of the city’s world-class shows and attractions*. 

31 May, 2018

Emirates brings back its 'My Emirates Pass' for summer

The airline Emirates is bringing back its popular ‘My Emirates Pass’ this summer, which enables the gulf carriers passengers a great way to explore Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. This special pass turns the Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership card, giving travellers exclusive offers and discounts within the UAE.

Emirates customers flying to or through Dubai between 1 June and 31 August 2018 can take advantage of a range of offers at some of Dubai's best known hotspots by simply showing their boarding pass* and a valid form of identification.

My Emirates Pass gives customers exclusive offers at over 250 locations including world class restaurants. Special privileges are also available on a range of leisure activities including visits to thrilling theme parks or luxury spas across the city. For the first time, retail outlets have also been added to the mix giving special discounts at select fashion and fitness brands.