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More than 4m riders use Dubai public transport over Eid holiday
Roads and Transport Authority reveals ridership numbers for Dubai metro, tram, buses, taxis and marine transport during Eid
British Airways picks Dubai to launch first A350 route
UK flag carrier says its first A350 aircraft will make long-haul debut on route to Dubai on September 2
DMCA opens new Maritime Licensing Centre in Umm Suqeim
Opening of new one-stop shop to complete registration and technical inspection falls in line with efforts to achieve customer happiness
Ferry services of Dalma Island transferred from Mugharag Port to Jebel Al Dhana Marsa
This comes in part of ITC’s continuous endeavour to develop the maritime services in Al Dhafra Region
The new Careem? The race to be Dubai's next big car start-up
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
Norwegian Air engine malfunction rains metal shards on Rome
Norwegian Air says the LA-bound flight safely returned to Fiumicino after experiencing a “technical issue a few minutes after take-off”
Cathay Pacific CEO quits amidst Hong Kong protest row
Rupert Hogg’s resigns amidst Chinese backlash over anti-government protests
Iranian tanker remains off Gibraltar despite being set free
Gibraltar’s chief minister, Fabian Picardo, said earlier that the tanker was free to leave as soon as it had organised its logistics
Chapman Freeborn and Maximus Air deliver MRI machine from Dubai to Maldives
Machine brings vital care closer to home for 76,000 in the southern Maldives
New Suez Canal Authority chairman appointed in Egypt
Its previous head, Mohab Mamish, has been appointed as an advisor to the president on seaports
Asyad sets up dedicated port call centre at Duqm, Salalah and Sohar
The centre will also be available for ports operated by the port management company, Marafi, in Suwaiq, Khasab, Shinas, and Sultan Qaboos, Muscat
Over 50,000 Hajj pilgrims use Haramain High Speed Railway
Each train carried double the amount of passengers as it would during normal operations

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