CT Quickies: From Hailstorms To Launch Of New Resort: Here’s 10 Middle East Updates For You!

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by Deeplata Garde

How many headlines caught your attention this week? Can you count them on your finger? Well if not then we can give you some that definitely should be worth a glance. The Middle East witnessed ample updates this week that shouldn’t be missed. So here is some news that might interest you. From air routes to weather changes and many more events that happened in UAE & the Middle East.

Top 10 Middle East News

1. Dubai Mobility Campaigner Lost Her Wheel Chair In Transit; Was Stranded At London Airport


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Swiss Airlines has apologised for the late response and have covered the cost of the damage along with some vouchers for future travel to Shobhika Kalra.

2. Abu Dhabi International Airport Renews Level 2 Airport Customer Experience Accreditation

The world’s first airport customer experience accreditation programme is run by Abu Dhabi Airports and Airports Council International.

3. Etihad Will Be Expanding Its Business In India


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The airline based in Abu Dhabi, Etihad, is considering growing its capacity in India by adding frequencies and destinations.

4. U.S. Embassy Introduces Interview Waiver Process


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People who previously held visas that stated they had “clearance received” or “department authorization” can utilize it for the interview waiver process to submit an application for a new visa, according to the US Embassy in India.

5. Luxury Resort Group, Aman Plans To Create Residential & Resorts In Saudi, Middle East


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In collaboration with Diriyah Company, Aman will build two resorts and several branded villas in Saudi Arabia.

6. Sultanate Of Oman Covered In Blanket Of Hail Stones

Summer turned hail-irious in Oman as many regions of the Sultanate experienced hailstorms.

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7. First Arab Spacewalk In History

Sultan Al Neyadi will set a new milestone moment in the history of Arab space missions.

8. Middle East & Africa’s First Sustainable Electric Vehicle Facility Comes To Abu Dhabi

To develop the first facility in the Middle East and North Africa, Monarch Holding and the Chinese business EHang Holdings have inked a partnership agreement.

9. Qatar Airways Launches New Lounge

Before your next journey with Qatar Airways, please stop by the brand-new Al Mourjan Business Lounge – The Garden.

10. Oman Air Expands Its Business In Dubai, Middle East

Emirates and Omanis would be able to travel more on the Dubai-Oman route starting from May 2023 as the airlines announce the addition of flights.

Until next time folks! Till then, Ma’a Salama Habibis!

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