Arsenal facing a defensive crisis as Liverpool without key duo for Emirates clash BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Unai Emery could be unable to call upon a host of defenders as Arsenal welcome Premier League rivals Liverpool to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/arsenal-facing-a-defensive-crisis-as-liverpool-without-key-duo-for-emirates-clash-37485672.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37436321.ece/db025/AUTOCROP/h342/7003176-_Read-Only_.jpg Email Unai Emery could be unable to call upon a host of defenders as Arsenal welcome Premier League rivals Liverpool to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Hector Bellerin (thigh) is being assessed ahead of the game alongside fellow full-backs Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac - who are both recovering from hamstring issues - and Sokratis Papastathopoulos (ankle). Laurent Koscielny is still not up to speed following an Achilles injury, while midfielder Matteo … [Read more...] about Arsenal facing a defensive crisis as Liverpool without key duo for Emirates clash
Badr Abbas (L), senior vice president at the Far East Commercial Operations of Emirates, shakes hands with Bui Ta Hoang Vu, director of the HCMC Department of Tourism, at a signing ceremony held on October 24 in Dubai The signing ceremony took place at a conference on promoting trade, investment and tourism in HCMC, held in Dubai, on the occasion of the municipal chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong’s visit to the United Arab Emirates from October 22 to 25. Under the agreement, the UAE-based carrier and HCM City, Vietnam’s tourism hub, will team up to organize a slew of marketing events, roadshows and tourism exchange activities to attract more tourists from the United Arab Emirates to visit the city and vice versa, according to the municipal tourism department. Badr Abbas, senior vice president at the Far East Commercial Operations of Emirates, in a media release said that the carrier wants to work with local tourism and trade agencies to introduce HCM City as a tourist … [Read more...] about HCM City inks deals with Emirates to woo UAE tourists
News Related: Emirates, Etihad, Etihad Airways Emirates is trying to takeover Etihad to become the world’s largest airline. Bloomberg is reporting that Emirates is in early talks to take over Etihad‘s airline assets, which would create the world’s largest airline by passenger traffic. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending The talks, which are at a preliminary stage, would see Emirates acquire the main airline business of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad, which would keep its maintenance arm. The negotiations could yet fall through, they said. Both airlines initially declined to comment, before later denying that any talks were underway. Were a transaction to go ahead the enlarged airline operation would be bigger than that of American Airlines. Any deal would require the blessing of the rulers of the richest sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates. The airlines have traditionally been arch rivals, with their hubs competing to attract the same transfer passengers … [Read more...] about Is Emirates Taking Over Etihad To Create World’s Largest Airline?
Half the world is obsessed with Dubai and I must be part of the other half who really really is not obsessed at all. I am not going to dwell on why this isn’t the destination for me – because those who want to go to, and those who don’t… have other options. The UAE (United Arab Emirates) are made up of seven different Emirates – of which the capital is Abu Dhabi. The others (just for reference) are Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain. I am no expert, but I have grown incredibly fond of Abu Dhabi (I first visited in 2013) and we have been back 4 times since. This year alone, we have been to the UAE 3 times and only set foot in Dubai for dinner before the airport. Why? We have found some truly incredible hotels and the destinations I am showcasing in this article offer something I love: peace and quiet, no high rise buildings, interesting food, no crowds and truly outstanding hotels. Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi For our last 3 … [Read more...] about 3 different Emirates to visit (which are not Dubai)
This week saw the first flight of a new Emirates service between Edinburgh and Dubai - in what is the airline’s second Scottish destination and eighth in the UK. Emirates flight EK023, with a group of VIP guests and media on board, was welcomed to Edinburgh with a water cannon salute and a skirl of the pipes.Edinburgh Airport chief executive Gordon Dewar said: “This is a great day for Scotland and Edinburgh. “We know the power of connectivity – the more we can connect with cities and countries across the globe, the more opportunity for passengers. It makes our country stronger and culturally richer.“Our partnership with a world class brand like Emirates strengthens and grows our country’s connectivity and we look forward to working with them to the benefit of passengers across the world. “We’ve built our success on making Edinburgh where Scotland meets the world and today’s flight see us take a major step on that journey.” … [Read more...] about Emirates airline links Edinburgh with Dubai