Tag Archives: Ghaith al Ghaith

Foxy Lady

There is no doubt that the aviation sector is feeling the pinch from current geo-political, health and climatic issues. With conflict areas – such as eastern Ukraine and northern Iraq – becoming no-fly zones, airlines have had to take expensive … Continue reading

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What’s Up?

In only its fourth year of operations, it seems that flydubai will be make an even bigger profit than the US$ 41.4 million made for the year ending 30 June 2012. Last year, the carrier saw passenger traffic at over … Continue reading

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Number One

Yet another indicator of the strength of the local economic recovery is the news that Dubai Mall’s sales jumped 24% in 2012 and its footfall was 20% up at 65 million visitors / shoppers. If this is any guide for … Continue reading

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The Carnival Is Over

This week, Dubai has been hosting the World Economic Forum’s 5th Summit on the Global Agenda, which is a precursor to their annual meeting in Davos. The three-day event was attended by more than 1,000 industry experts whose aim was … Continue reading

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The End of the Line

Just how diverse the UAE economy has become can be gleaned from the fact that the country is now the leading global hub in the tea re-export market with a massive 60% share, valued last year at US$ 48 million. … Continue reading

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