There new things and developments happening around us all the time. Hence keeping up with all of them can sometimes be very difficult. So, to make it easier for all of you, we’re here with a bunch of UAE updates that you will want to know. So, keep reading to learn of these important developments that you might have missed.
1. Increase In One-Way Flights From Dubai
Recently it was revealed that there’s a marked increase in the number of flights (one-way) operating from Dubai Airport. Yes, the figures say that it stands at 4,400 flights (one-way) operating from the Dubai International Airport every week, which accounts for about 20% busier as compared to the same time last year. So, now it’s been bracing for what’s expected to be the busiest winter ever.
2. Dubai Municipality Hosts Celebrations Of 52nd Union Day
#DubaiMunicipality hosted the 52nd #UnionDay celebration in the presence of Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality. The event brought together various officials and employees, featuring segments that reflected our loyalty, unity and belonging to our country. pic.twitter.com/et40c3Yaz3
— بلدية دبي | Dubai Municipality (@DMunicipality) November 28, 2023
In a recent post on X (formerly Twitter), The Dubai Municipality revealed that it hosted celebrations for the 52nd Union Day. Yes, this was done in the presence of Dawoud Al Hajri, who is the Director General of Dubai Municipality. Not to mention, this event brought together several officials and employees!
3. Tickets On Sale For Le Petit Prince
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The tickets are now live for the Le Petit Prince, a mesmerising dance adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless masterpiece. As it happens, the show will be taking place from January 25 to 28, 2024 at Dubai Opera! Moreover, this production promises to be a captivating journey which will transcend generations. At this point, it should be noted that tickets start at AED250 and can be booked online.
4. Registration Open For The 2nd Season Of Souq AlFreej
Registration is now open for the 2nd season of ‘Souq AlFreej,’ taking place in Al Warqa Park from December 15 to 31, 2023, and in Al Barsha Pond Park from January 5 to 20, 2024. To participate, click, https://t.co/pZ8Vl7rCYX#DubaiMunicipality pic.twitter.com/JiPJb6yLvf
— بلدية دبي | Dubai Municipality (@DMunicipality) November 27, 2023
Dubai Municipality recently announced that it has opened registrations for the second season of Souq AlFreej. It’s taking place in Al Warqa Park from December 15 to 31, 2023, and in Al Barsha Pond Park from January 5 to 20, 2024. At this point, it should be noted that these registrations can be made online.
5. Pope Francis Cancels His Visit To Dubai For Cop28
To tackle climate change globally, we must foster inclusivity and fully include everyone.
Let's unite and work together towards a sustainable future for all.#UniteActDeliver #ClimateAction #COP28 pic.twitter.com/zSVJNDoMUS
— COP28 UAE (@COP28_UAE) November 29, 2023
Pope Francis who was supposed to visit Dubai for Cop28, has now cancelled his visit. The cancellation comes after the doctors advised him against travelling considering his recent flu-like symptoms. However, it was mentioned that CT Scans did rule out risks of pulmonary complications.
6. Dubai Airports Achieves Sustainability Milestone
Landfills are a major contributor to climate change 🗑️
That’s why at #DXB, we’ve collaborated with @beeahgroup and our commercial partners to divert 60% of monthly waste from landfills, significantly reducing our carbon footprint ♻️ pic.twitter.com/tTJGhDj0uB
— Dubai Airports (@DubaiAirports) November 29, 2023
Dubai Airports recently announced that it has successfully achieved a 60% reduction in waste sent to landfills from DXB. A significant leap in Dubai Airports’ broader sustainability goal towards reducing DXB’s carbon footprint, this is certainly in line with the ‘Year of Sustainability’ agenda. Not to mention, the Dubai Airports’ waste management initiative outlined an innovative food waste treatment plan. Yes, the aim of this plan was to capture and compost over 2,000 tonnes of food waste annually. And these would come from food and beverage outlets, lounges, and hotels across DXB terminals and concourses.
So, we hope that you were kept updated about all the newest developments in the UAE!
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