CT Quickies: Oman Air Discount To Dates For Ice Warriors Challenge; 10 Middle East Updates For You

by Anupriya Mishra
CT Quickies: Oman Air Discount To Dates For Ice Warriors Challenge; 10 Middle East Updates For You

With jam-packed daily schedules, people often find it difficult to keep up with all that’s happening around them. As a result, even though they follow news religiously on the internet, they might miss out on a few. To ensure this doesn’t happen with you, we’re here with a list of Middle East updates that you might have missed during the week.

Middle East Updates

1. Dubai RTA Installs 32 Smart Kiosks That Offers 28 Digital Services

Recently, Dubai RTA launched 32 smart kiosks in the emirate, which offers a variety of digital services. Yes, offering 28 such services, these pertain to driver’s licenses and nol cards. As it happens, these have been opened in several locations, including RTA’s main building, customer happiness centres, and main service provider centres.

2. Emirati-Spanish Culinary Collaboration Comes To BRIX


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Globally acclaimed chef Carmen Rueda Hernandez and chef Sahar Parham Al Awadhi are coming together to present culinary perfection for guests. Yes, this is a multi-dining experience happening till tonight that you will want to sign up for if you wish to relish a meal that reflects the best of Emirati and Spanish Cuisine. Not to mention, it’s priced at AED350 per person for seven courses and five paired beverages

Where: Shop 02, Jumeirah Fishing Harbour 1, Near Omnia Gourmet – Al Urouba St – Dubai
Timing: 9 pm

3. Dates Announced for The 14th Edition Of Ice Warriors In Dubai

Ice Warriors is undoubtedly one of the most awaited events in Dubai that has to be on everybody’s radar. And the dates have been announced for its 14th edition! So, the newest edition of the Ice Warrior Challenge which is organised by the Dubai Sports Council and Ski Dubai, will be held on Sunday, September 24. This event will take place at the Mall of Emirates and will feature 20 thrilling obstacles.

Also Read: UAE’s First-Ever Electric Scooter Race Is Coming To Dubai This Dec & Here’s All About It!

4. Oman Air Is Offering Discounts Of Upto 20% On Flights

In its recent Tweet, Oman Air announced that it’s giving a discount of upto 20% on Economy Class Tickets and 15% on Business Class tickets. The deal is valid till September 28, and for flight tickets, with travel dates valid until March 15, 2024. Not to mention, there are limited seats available and they are subject to availability at the time of booking. So, hurry and make holiday plans now!

5. Last Supermoon Of The Year To Appear In The UAE This September

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The last Supermoon of the year will grace the skies in the UAE on September 29, which is a Friday. As it happens, it’s expected that this supermoon can be anywhere between 7 per cent larger and 15 per cent brighter than a normal full moon. Sounds interesting, doesn’t it? So mark your calendars!

6. Two Huge Fire Displays In Dubai To Happen This Weekend

Firework in Dubai
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Keeping up with the spirits of the Saudi National Day, this weekend on September 23, there will be a show happening at Dubai Parks and Resorts. The Saudi-themed show has been scheduled for 7 pm and 9 pm. So, if you’re here on the day, don’t forget to keep a lookout on the sky!

Also Read: Dubai To Get The World’s First Underwater Floating Mosque In 2024; Details Inside

7. Get 50% Off On All Sports Activities At Danube Sports World On Weekdays

Danube Sports World, which is the UAE’s largest indoor sports facility is offering a fantastic Happy-Hour deal on weekdays. So, from Monday to Friday between 10 am and 3 pm on all sports activities, people can get a whopping discount of 50% on several sports activities. Yes, from Monday, September 25, onwards people can play popular sports like badminton, basketball, or even cricket for slashed prices.

Where: Al Habtoor City – Al MeydanRoad – Dubai
When: September 25 to October 30

8. Flights To Red Sea International Airport From Riyadh Is Now Open


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The Red Sea International Airport took to its Instagram account to announce that the first flight from Riyadh landed at the new airport on September 21, Thursday. This is a brilliant development as people have been waiting with bated breath for the services to begin. With this, there will be two weekly flights operated by SAUDIA on Thursdays and Saturdays. Additionally, this flight takes approximately 2 hours.

9. Sultan Al Neyadi Gets Grand Welcome In His Hometown Of Umm Ghafa

After his hero welcome in Abu Dhabi, Sultan Al Neyadi visited his hometown Umm Ghafa. There he was received with great pomp and show, as evident from the video shared by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre on X (formerly Twitter). He was seen greeting several people and a celebratory dance was also performed in his honour.

10. Emirates Is Inviting Experienced Airbus Captains For Its A380 Fleet

Dubai-based airline, Emirates recently rolled out a post on X (formerly Twitter) calling out to experienced Airbus captains. As they’re looking for pilots for their A380 fleet, the invitation is for Direct Entry Captains. Registrations are already open for their info session on October 4.

So, we have give updated you with all the important Middle East news pieces, go ahead and share them with your buddies!

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/skidxb & omanairofficial