The Careem and Uber affordable pricing options were withdrawn following a decision from Dubai authorities
Fetchr is on track to join the likes of Careem (the UAE’s first unicorn), which was acquired by Uber earlier this year, according to the data and research platform
Gheed El Makkaoui, UAE general manager at Careem, reminisces about the early days working at the ride-hailing firm before its recent headline-grabbing $3bn Uber deal. She offers advice to some of the region's newly launched transport and vehicle-based start-ups
San Francisco company reports huge losses despite revenue growing 14% to $3.2bn
Drivers have the same right of refusal as passengers says Uber UAE
These features built upon and strengthened some of Uber’s core safety offerings such as 24/7 support, GPS tracking of all trips, and the fact that all drivers are background checked.
The merger of the two ride-hailing giants will not create unfair competition in the UAE market says ministry
Long working hours are putting strain on Uber and Careem drivers
Emirates passengers at Dubai Airport can enjoy discounted Uber rides this summer.
Saudi-women between the ages of 18 and 65 can apply to the program through Taqat - the National Labor gateway managed by the HRDF, based on the eligibility criteria
Uber says it launched the feature in response to the feedback received from women drivers in Saudi Arabia, who overwhelmingly only want to transport female passengers.
Fadi Ghandour, the founder of Aramex, says Uber's acquisition of Careem is going to be transformative for the UAE's start-up sector, creating hundreds of new entrepreneurs.
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