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Saudi Arabia begins direct flights to Irbil from early October
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the Kingdom’s national flag carrier, announced it will launch its second destination to Iraq
This UAE Airport Expects More Than 1 Million Passengers in August
The Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) has announced that it expects more than 1.1 million passengers on both scheduled and non-scheduled flights this August, a media report said.
Motorists' alert: Four days left for new UAE speed limit
Beginning August 12, motorists crossing the set speed limits on Abu Dhabi roads, even by 1kmph, will be fined for speeding as the Abu Dhabi Police have decided to abolish 20kmph speed limit buffer.
Women asked to use 'female-only' parking space in Abu Dhabi
The Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) has advised women drivers to use the pink parking bays for ladies.
Theyab reviews Etihad Rail’s progress
Abu Dhabi: Shaikh Theyab Bin Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport and chairman of Etihad Rail, recently reviewed Etihad Rail’s new strategy and goals at a meeting of its board in Al Dhafra Region.
UAE passport now among world top 10
A bilateral visa waiver agreement between the UAE and Russia earlier this week has seen the Emirati
New flyover to Sharjah airport inaugurated
A new bridge that offers motorists direct access to the Sharjah International Airport
Sharjah airport to open new arrivals terminal in April
A new arrival terminal equipped with smart self check-in kiosks and advanced
New Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway to be completed by 2017
Abu Dhabi General Services Company, Musanada, said the 62-km-long Abu Dhabi- Dubai highway would be ready by next year
Etihad Aviation Group showcases future of air travel during UAE Innovation Week
The Etihad Aviation Group is celebrating Etihad Innovation Week, showcasing the future of air travel during its participation in UAE Innovation Week.
10am start for Dubai Metro on Fridays
Popular demand forces change in rail network's weekend timing
Eid rush: Emirates says over 300k to travel out of UAE
Over 76,000 customers will travel on September 18 with Emirates
Dubai's Al Seef marine station closed, relocated to Al Fahidi
Al Seef marine station has been closed for a period of three months.
Keeping the world’s biggest international airline in the skies
5,500 engineering department staff are responsible for making sure Emirates aircraft keep flying
Dubai Metro to have 3 helipads
Dubai: Dubai Metro will have three helipads along its route, one on the Green Line and two on the Red Line, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced
Atlas Jewellery owner in jail because of Dh53m in bad cheques: Dubai Police
Dubai Police has confirmed that a prominent Indian jeweller with business in the UAE was arrested well over a month ago.
Emirates to resume flights to Baghdad from next month
Emirates airline will recommence passenger flights to Baghdad from September 17, 2015. The airline suspended operations in January of this year.
Emirates boosts Phuket service
Emirates airline on Monday announced four new weekly flights between Dubai and Phuket to commence on December 1, 2015.
Dubai Tramway has bike rental service
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is set to offer bike rental service along the line of the Dubai Tram
WHO: UAE’s road safety progress ‘impressive’ but laws need better enforcement
The UAE has the financial resources and technical knowledge to introduce road-safety measures
Clear traffic fines for visa cancellations
The move, in line with a comprehensive security system, followed direct electronic linkage
Sharjah lifts driving licence ban on low paid job categories
Nurses, tailors and bakers are some of the workers in 86 low paid job categories who will once again
UAE’s new land transport law goes into effect
The UAE’s Land Transport Act has gone into effect in coordination with relative to all federal and local authorities
Fines for vehicles without extinguishers
With effect from Sept.1, both light and heavy vehicles in Abu Dhabi that are not fitted with fire extinguishers will be issued fines by the police
MoE to examine cruise control specifications
The Ministry of Economy (MoE) has unveiled that it is working toward applying a new mechanism
Unified federal traffic council to be unveiled soon
Director of the Traffic Department in Dubai, Major General Mohammed Saif Al Zafeen has revealed
ID must for using AD licensing e-Service
The Vehicle and Driver Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police has announced that the ID card
Taxi owners in Dubai asked to update their personal data
The Public Transport Agency has called upon all owners of taxi plate numbers
Fines enquiry service goes online on STC site
Car owners can now make their traffic fine enquiries through Sharjah Transport Corporation’s website:
Motorcyclists to lose bikes for poor driving
Tough new penalties have been introduced in the Capital from today
STC gives 2 days to lodge plaints against drivers
Sharjah Transport Corporation (STC) has said that complaints against the corporation’s drivers
hree key laws to save lives on UAE roads
Laws for mandatory seat belts and child car restraints must be strengthened
Concern over boat motor rules in the UAE
A planned blanket ban on outboard motors that cause pollution could be scrapped
Stiffer fines for driving offences in Abu Dhabi
Around 11 per cent of traffic accidents occurred in Abu Dhabi city during the first quarter of 2013
New regulations are expected to ease concerns among bus users
The newly announced refurbishing of school bus transportation vehicles
Dubai beachgoers make waves about new jet-ski rules
Beachgoers yesterday gave a mixed reception to new rules surrounding the use of jet skis
‘Don’t buy cars from unauthorised sellers’
Director of the Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Economy Dr Hashim Al Nuaimi, has warned consumers
Police permission must for vehicle modification
All vehicle maintenance workshops in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah were asked not to modify vehicles
Rules for school buses
As part of its commitment to boosting the level of safety and security whilst providing quality transportation
New jet-ski rules to be announced on Monday
Dubai: New personal watercraft rules will be rolled out on Monday by the Dubai Maritime City Authority ahead of summer to bolster
Court suspends 391 driving licences
The Traffic Court has ordered the suspension of 391 driving licences upon recommendations from the Public Prosecution
UAE roads chief wants new laws to govern public-private partners
New legislation is needed to govern the role of public-private partnerships in government departments
Drivers being issued occupational permits
Drivers of trucks, buses and taxis and private chauffeurs are being issued occupational permits by the Licensing Agency of Dubai’s Roads
Hefty fines for car contract violators
Any autocar dealer caught breaching the unified car sale contract will be slapped with a hefty fine
Driving age reduction could raise insurance fees, say Abu Dhabi officials
Insurance companies are expecting a rise in fees if the draft law on reducing the legal driving age is passed
Registration for special driving permits starts
The Licensing and Drivers Department at Sharjah Police Headquarters announced the start of the second level registration of driving permits
MoI considers lowering driving age
The Policies and Strategies Council at the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday discussed, the possibility of reducing the minimum legal age
Fine-owing travellers can now pay court dues at Dubai Airport
People barred from travelling abroad because they owe money in civil court cases can now pay their dues
Proposal to cut age for driving licence
The Policies and Strategies Board at the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday discussed the feasibility of reducing
Speeding drivers will be ‘penalised’
All motorists who have been caught driving at excessive speeds reaching up to 200km/h will be referred to the Criminal Court in Abu Dhabi
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