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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

6 June 2023

Emirates now boasts 25% recycled in-flight meal packaging

Emirates Airlines is launching a “closed loop” recycling initiative, in a joint venture with deSter. 1. Reduce, re-use, recycle Coming as airlines all over the world make […]
30 May 2023

Bugatti tower will allow residents to park cars in their penthouses

Luxury car brand Bugatti has partnered with Dubai based real estate developer Binghatti to create the world’s first residence building under the brand of the former. […]
29 May 2023

Penelope Cruz becomes Emirates brand ambassador

Emirates has revealed that the star of its latest ad campaign and new brand ambassador is Penelope Cruz with a sneak peek of the upcoming promotional […]
22 May 2023

All Emirates passengers now have free on-board WiFi connectivity

Emirates Airlines is now offering free Wi-Fi connectivity to all passengers who join Emirates Skywards, its loyalty program. The enhancement has resulted in an additional 30,000 […]
17 May 2023

Emirates business class passenger tormented after drunk man ‘tried to urinate on her’

A woman flying in Emirates’ business class was ruined after a drunk individual seemed bent on urinating on her. The traveler, who wished to remain anonymous, […]
15 May 2023

Emirates establishes €180 million aviation sustainability fund

Shortly before releasing the group’s annual report, revealing its most profitable year ever and new record profits, Emirates announced it has committed US$ 200 million (€183 […]
15 May 2023

Emirates Group reports highest annual profit ever

The Emirates Group, consisting of the Emirates airline and the Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata), has released its 2022-2023 annual report, revealing its most profitable […]
3 May 2023

British architects design a flying taxi “vertiport” terminal for Dubai

British company Foster+Partners announced a concept design for a “vertiport” terminal intended for vertical take-off and landing flying taxis. 1. Air taxi service Foster+Partners developed the […]
3 May 2023

Flydubai unveils new premium business class suite

Dubai-based carrier flydubai has unveiled its latest premium business class seat, offering passengers added comfort, privacy and an exceptional onboard experience. The Business Suite, designed exclusively […]
1 May 2023

Emirates launch world’s first-ever check-in service droid

Emirates are claiming a world first in the shape of a check-in robot called ‘Sara’, launched at the first edition of ForsaTEK, an annual event uniting […]
22 March 2023

Abu Dhabi scraps tourism tax for events

The Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) of Abu Dhabi has announced that event organisers will no longer be subject to the tourism tax. 1. Events […]
10 February 2023

The ‘Squall Tower’ is a unique skyscraper project that will rotate and generate electricity

Designed by Turkish architectural design studio Hayri Atak, this unique skyscraper design set in Dubai seeks inspiration from vertical wind turbines to generate electricity. 1. ‘Squall Tower’ […]
6 February 2023

Dubai welcomed 14.36 million international visitors in 2022

Dubai received 14.36 million international overnight visitors in 2022, growing 97% from the 7.28 million tourist arrivals in 2021, according to the latest data published by […]
31 January 2023

Emirates operates milestone demonstration flight powered with SAF

Emirates has operated its first milestone demonstration flight on a Boeing 777-300ER, powering one of its engines 100% with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The flight took […]
3 January 2023

Dubai removes tax on alcohol to boost tourism

On Sunday January 1st, Dubai removed its 30% tax on alcohol sales and made the licenses required to sell alcoholic beverages free, ending a long-standing source […]
26 December 2022

Dubai’s tourism is booming with 11.4 million visitors in 10 months

Dubai received 11.4 million international visitors between January and October 2022, an increase of 134% compared to the same period last year, as reported by Dubai’s […]
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