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2008-10-07 09:00:34

Emirates Airline has announced that it will begin operations from the new Terminal-3 at the Dubai International Airport on October 14, 2008. According to the airline, Terminal-3 was designed to handle 43 million passengers a year when fully operational. The terminal will be opened in phases. The first phase will see flights to and from the Gulf region namely Doha, Muscat, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jeddah, Damman and Riyadh; and the Americas namely New York, Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sao...

2008-08-25 09:01:07

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has revised its fares for tickets to over 20 cities in the Middle East and other Gulf Cooperation Council markets to reflect the fall in oil prices, according to Zawya. The news source said that, overall, fare revisions have been put into effect by Emirates on more than 30 flights, with fares on flights to Cairo, Beirut, Damascus and Amman being reduced by 4%. Adnan Kazim, Emirates's senior vice president of commercial operations for the Gulf, Middle East and...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'