The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), in cooperation with Al Foah- a part of Agthia Group PJSC, a leading regional food and beverages company, announced today the launch of alternative sales channels to trade dates. These additional sales channels have been created for farmers to use for all of their dates outside the subsidy ceiling to support them in selling their dates at competitive prices.
The announcement came during a press conference held at ADAFSA’s headquarters on Wednesday, in the presence of several major dates’ producers and marketers in the UAE. This is considered the official launch of the alternative sales channels which will [...]
Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court, Member of the Executive Council has inaugurated Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Otaiba Street — formerly Delma Street — in recognition of contributions to Abu Dhabi’s economy and cultural heritage by the poet and former Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
The ceremony to inaugurate the street was attended by His Excellency Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of the Department of Community Development, and Member of the Executive Council, and [...]
Under the patronage of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, the Mother Teresa Memorial Awards for Social Justice took place at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, on 30 June 2022. Hosted by Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood, the awards promote justice and peaceful coexistence.
AD Ports Group, the vertically integrated trade enabler, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire a 70 percent equity stake in International Associated Cargo Carrier B.V., which wholly owns two Egypt-based maritime companies, Transmar International Shipping Company (“Transmar”) and Transcargo International S.A.E. (“TCI”).
The total purchase consideration (Enterprise Value) of this transaction amounts to AED 514 million (USD 140 million). The acquisition will be fully funded from AD Ports Group’s existing cash reserves, which stood at over AED 3 billion as of March 31, 2022. It is the first international acquisition realised by AD Ports [...]
Airbus confirms the signature of orders with Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, and Shenzhen Airlines for a total of 292 A320 Family aircraft, demonstrating the positive recovery momentum and prosperous outlook for the Chinese aviation market. Once the relevant criteria are met, these orders will enter the backlog.
“These new orders demonstrate the strong confidence in Airbus from our customers. It is also a solid endorsement from our airline customers in China of the performance, quality, fuel efficiency and sustainability of the world’s leading family of single-aisle aircraft,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of [...]
Airbus Protect, a new Airbus subsidiary bringing together the Company’s expertise in cybersecurity, safety and sustainability-related services, is officially established. The aim of this new entity is to provide a unique global service offering to protect Airbus company-wide and meet the needs of external authorities and commercial customers, including in the field of critical infrastructures. The new organization brings together more than 1,200 experts based in France, Germany, the UK, Spain and Belgium who will grow Airbus’ capabilities and leverage synergies to further develop its expertise in these key areas.
“We are proud to see Airbus Protect go live today to [...]
Encouraging all travelers to explore the wide range of online and remote check-in options available, Emirates has invested in multiple smart tech developments to ensure seamless travel, ahead of the peak travel period of Eid and Dubai school holidays from July 8 onwards.
Advising passengers to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours prior to their flight departure, and ensure they have all the required documents for their destination, there are a number of ways to further enhance the travel experience and avoid delays;
1. Use the Emirates App
Download the Emirates app to have travel plans conveniently at your fingertips. The app allows users to [...]
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai was awarded the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice, in recognition of his efforts to protect the environment and ensure sustainable development, as well as for prioritising sustainability and achieving a balance between economic and social development and environmental protection.
He was awarded the prize during a ceremony held in Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of [...]