Transport

Careem to operate Dubai bike sharing scheme after RTA deal
Ride-hailing app Careem will operate 3,500 bicycles across 350 smart docking stations in the emirate
Carshare operator Ekar drives expansion into Saudi Arabia
Successful Series B funding round raised $17.5m in June this year
Airbus A380 to remain aviation 'backbone' despite growing demand for smaller aircraft
Airbus believes a large majority of Middle East aircraft deals in the next 20 years will be for small aircraft, including in the Middle East
Etihad and Boeing unveil Greenliner ‘eco partnership’ to reduce carbon emissions
The ‘Etihad Greenliner’, to be introduced early next year, will be used by both companies to explore and assess environmental sustainability initiatives while the aircraft operates scheduled services across the airline’s network
Dubai Customs enhances support to maritime sector in Dubai
During his visit to the Coastal Customs Centers Management, Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih highlighted the very important role Dubai Creek plays in the city’s diversified trade
Unstable weather causes itinerary changes for UK cruise ship in Dubai
Moderate to rough sea conditions were also forecast for the Arabian Sea on the UAE’s east coast, prompting Marella Cruises to seek better conditions in Dubai
Etihad appoints Duncan Bureau as senior vice president of global sales and distribution
The role will be instrumental in driving the group’s commercial strategy globally.
UAE to play active part in mapping of global maritime future, says Al Nuaimi
The UAE has revealed completion of its preparations for re-nomination as a Category B member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council for the 2020-2021 term
SOHAR Port and Freezone hosts 15th anniversary celebration
SOHAR has created 10,836 direct job opportunities and contributed to 4.8% of Oman’s GDP
DP World to establish economic zone for industry and logistics in Namibia
Project seeks to transform Namibia into a key regional trade and logistics hub
Careem’s acquisition of Cyacle reflects growing influence of SMEs and startups in UAE
The acquisition was reportedly part of Careem’s strategy to offer complete mobility solutions to more MENA cities over the next 12 months
Emirates SkyCargo strengthens its pharma infrastructure
Emirates SkyCargo operates more than 8,600 sq. metres of GDP certified space dedicated for the combined handling of pharmaceutical products at Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central

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