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Now take Dh995 seaplane flight from Ajman to Dubai

The inaugural Ajman seaplane flight took off from Al Zora Marina on Wednesday, with Shaikh Abdul Aziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Tourism Development Department, on board. The 9 seater Cessna Caravan amphibian seaplane will have daily flights from Ajman to Dubai Creek at 8.30 am. The 17 …

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UAE-Saudi highway gets major upgrade

A major upgrade for the Mafraq-Ghuweifat highway — the main route that connects the UAE to Saudi Arabia — has recently been completed, and is now open to vehicular traffic. The Dh5.3 billion upgrade covered a 246-kilometre stretch of the 327-kilometre highway, and should ease common problems like congestion and …

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Virgin Hyperloop One closes $50 million of financing

Virgin Hyperloop One announced on Tuesday that it had raised an additional $50million ahead of its Series C round of funding with investment from Dubai-based port operator DP World. Hyperloop is a futuristic, high speed transportation system based on tube technology. DP World previously invested $50 million in Virgin Hyperloop …

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UAE to host Global Future Councils’ annual meet

The UAE Government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) – Davos to host the second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils (AMGFC) on November 11-12 in Dubai, it was announced on Saturday. Being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President …

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