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Emirates lays off more pilots, crew in latest round of job cuts - sources

09 Jul 2020

DUBAI Emirates laid off more pilots and cabin crew this week in another round of job cuts as the Gulf airline shrinks its workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic, four sources said.

Special Report: As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

28 Jun 2020

By Nick Brown, Deena Beasley, Gabriela Mello and Alexander Cornwell

Uber's Middle East business Careem sees ride-hailing recovery next year

28 Jun 2020

DUBAI Careem, a unit of Uber Technologies, expects ride-hailing demand to recover to pre-pandemic levels "sometime" in 2021, encouraged by a better-than-expected pickup as countries started to ease coronavirus-related curbs.

Uber's Middle East business Careem sees ride-hailing recovery next year

28 Jun 2020

DUBAI, June 28 Careem, a unit of Uber Technologies, expects ride-hailing demand to recover to pre-pandemic levels "sometime" in 2021, encouraged by a better-than-expected pickup as countries started to ease coronavirus-related curbs.

Special Report: As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments, lessons learned

26 Jun 2020

By Nick Brown, Deena Beasley, Gabriela Mello and Alexander Cornwell

Emirates will have to review strategy after coronavirus pandemic: COO

25 Jun 2020

DUBAI Gulf airline Emirates needs to redefine its strategy after the coronavirus pandemic brought global aviation to a near halt, its chief operating officer said on Thursday, flagging an increased focus on bringing more visitors to Dubai.

Lack of global leadership is 'greatest threat' in fighting pandemic, says WHO

22 Jun 2020

DUBAI The lack of global leadership and unity to fight the coronavirus is a bigger threat than the outbreak itself, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday, adding that politicisation of the pandemic had made it worse.

Divers cut, plant coral off UAE coast to build reef

19 Jun 2020

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates Off the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) coral freshly removed from a reef is cut into pieces and replanted by a group of divers in the waters below. | Video

UAE can work with Israel, despite political differences - senior official

16 Jun 2020

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates can work with Israel on some areas, including fighting the new coronavirus and on technology, while still having political differences with the state, a senior official said on Tuesday.

UAE's flydubai extends salary cuts, puts pilots on unpaid leave: sources

11 Jun 2020

DUBAI United Arab Emirates carrier flydubai has indefinitely extended the period of reduced pay for employees and placed dozens of pilots on unpaid leave for a year, company sources said.

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