Friday, January 15, 2021

New research suggests that frequent fliers cause half of aviation’s passenger emissions, despite making up only one per cent of the world’s population. The study is  The global scale, distribution and growth of aviation: Implications for climate change by Stefan Gossling and Andreas Humpe. Published in the November issue of the Global Environmental Change Journal, […]

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Qatar Airways’ Boeing 777, with the special Qatar2022 livery, on Saturday took off to Zurich, the home of FIFA. Qatar Airways celebrated two years to go milestone with newly-unveiled Qatar Airways FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Boeing 777 aircraft.     Source: Civil Aviation Authority-Qatar

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The United Arab Emirates – United Kingdom Business Council today hosted its Plenary Session in Abu Dhabi. The event was hosted by the two Co-Chairs,  His Excellency Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State to the UAE Cabinet and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market, and Sir Edward Lister, Chief Strategic Adviser to UK Prime Minister […]

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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investment, chaired the Council’s third meeting in 2020 held yesterday morning at the Amiri Diwan. HH The Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, the Deputy Chairman of the Council, attended the meeting along with […]

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His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, UAE Minister of State, participated in the Third Extraordinary Group of 20 (G-20) Sherpa Meeting, held virtually from October 27-29. The UAE attended in its capacity as a guest invitee at the G-20 Summit, which will take place virtually in November 2020. The Sherpa Meeting gathered official representatives from […]

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has chaired the meeting of the Higher Committee Overseeing the National Strategy on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism. Sheikh Abdullah welcomed the members of the Committee and hailed the efforts of the task forces to fully achieve the […]

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The UAE today hosted the 25th meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Business Forum (IORBF). The event, which was held virtually as part of the Annual Investment Meeting under the theme of “Pathways to Prosperity: Regional Integration and Opportunities for the Private Sector,” aims to promote economic growth, trade, and investment in the Indian Ocean […]

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An Emirati delegation, led by Khadim Abdulla Aldarei, Co-Founder and the Vice Chairman of Al Dahra Holding, has visited Israel upon an invitation from Netafim, one of Israel’s leading companies in the field of innovative irrigation solutions and advanced agriculture, under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Israel. During the […]

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Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, has held a virtual meeting with Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, with the aim of discussing an integrated partnership between the UAE and IMF to develop and analyse economic policies. Moreover, the partnership focuses on drawing comparisons between macroeconomic models; formulating scenarios […]

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