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Dubai Aerospace leases 7 Airbus A321neo aircraft from IndiGo

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DUBAI —Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) on Tuesday announced that it had signed long-term lease agreements for 7 Airbus A321neo aircraft with IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline. All 7 aircraft will be powered by CFM International’s Leading Edge Aviation Propulsion (LEAP) engines and are scheduled to be delivered in 2021. Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer of DAE said: “We are delighted to add this fuel-efficient aircraft and popular aircraft type to our leased aircraft portfolio. This investment reiterates our commitment to invest in new, fuel-efficient aircraft to minimise carbon and nitrogen emissions as well as noise while at the same time increase performance, reliability and environmental sustainability.” — WAM Previous articleTravel + Leisure Recognises Three The Langham Hotels on The T+L 500 ListNext articleCarrefour boosts food traceability with IBM Cloud

Rotana launches the hunt for UAE’s Best Amateur Barbecue Master

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Rotana is calling barbecue enthusiasts and chefs across the UAE to partake in its Smoke and Flames campaign to find the UAE’s Best Amateur Barbecue MasterThe competition is open for residents from the UAE only. To enter, applicants must submit their favourite barbecue recipe; a 60-second video on why they should be considered, all whilst preparing their recipe; and lastly, a picture of the final dish.All shortlisted participants will win a Weber grill and the lucky winner will receive a grand prize of AED10,000, a staycation at the luxurious Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, and their recipe listed on Rotana’s participating outlets’ menus for a period of one year.Following the online submission, the semi-final round will take place from March 19-20 at Morgan’s, Al Bandar Rotana and JB’s Amwaj Rotana (mid-March); and in Abu Dhabi from March 26-27 at The Garden by Bayview and Rodeo Grill at Beach Rotana, and Cooper’s Park Rotana, at the end of March.The preliminary and semi-final rounds will be mediated by an esteemed panel of judges which will include Rotana’s Corporate Food & Beverage team, General Managers and chef Hattem Mattar. This semi-final round will see 12 shortlisted participants compete for the final round....

93% of Dubai schools compliant with safety protocols: KHDA

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iStock Ninety-three per cent of all Dubai private schools are complying with the government's health and safety protocols. That's according to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), which has been conducting surprise visits since May 2020 to ensure the rules are being followed. Ninety-two per cent of universities, and 100 per cent of early learning centres were also found to be compliant. The figures are highlighted in the KHDA's report titled ‘All Seasons Education - Spring Edition 2021’. It shows that Dubai is home to 210 schools offering 17 different curricula, while enrolment in the emirate's private schools increased by 7,300 students in the last three months (2.6% growth). With nearly 110,000 students, UK-curriculum schools account for 38 per cent of all student enrolments. Indian curriculum schools were the second most popular in Dubai, with over 75,000 students.  A total of 286,588 students are currently enrolled in Dubai schools, which includes 138,917 girls and 147,671 boys. Parents continue to exercise their choice on how their children learn, with 50 per cent of students doing full time distance learning and 50 per cent of students doing blended learning (a combination of distance and face-to-face...

Timeform Dubai SmartPlays: Thursday 25 February

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Timeform pick out the three best bets at Meydan on Thursday... "...there remains mileage in Charlie Hills' colt from this sort of mark." Timeform on Fleeting Prince Ya Hayati - Meydan 15:05Charlie Appleby has his string in excellent nick, so Ya Hayati gets the nod in what is an open-looking handicap. The selection is up 5 lb following his recent course win, but with that form proving strong, he is taken to go in again. Stable companion Bright Melody chased him home that day and is fancied to do so once more, while the in-form Dubai Mirage also needs considering.Bedouin's Story - Meydan 16:50Bedouin's Story was once one to be wary of, but he's doing little wrong at present, and looked unlucky not to finish closer in Group 2 company last week. The way he's been shaping, this step up in trip ought not to be a problem. Recent handicap winner Star Safari is another who could play a major part in proceedings, while Dream Castle also demands consideration.Fleeting Prince - Meydan 17:25Another wide-open handicap closes the Meydan card, with the vote in favour of Fleeting Prince. He shaped well with a view to stepping back up in trip when third over...

Chadian referee Alhad Allaou to officiate Ghana vs Cameroon quarter final clash

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Alhadi Allaou Mahamat from Chad has been appointed as centre referee for the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations quarter final match between Cameroon and Ghana. The 35-year-old will be assisted by Modibo Samake from Mali (Assistant Referee I), Eric Ayimavo Ayamr Ulrich from Benin (Assistant Referee II), Pierre Ghislain Atcho from Gabon (Fourth Official). Jospin Luckner Malonga from Central Africa Republic (VAR/Assistant Referee III). Wajdi Aouadi from Tunisia will serve as Match Commissioner. Other officials for the game include: Essameldin Abdel Fattah Abdel Hamid - Referee Assessor - Egypt Kelly Athanasie Mukandanga - General Coordinator - Rwanda Watson Edgar Nigel Suubi - Technical Study Group - Uganda Dina Mohsen Medhat Hassan Radwan - Marketing Officer - Egypt Lassana Camara - Media Officer - Mauritania Ahmed Zakaria Enaam mohamed Saber - Security Officer - Egypt Cyrille Serges Dah - Doping Control - Côte D'Ivoire Ernest Ntadissi Koussangata - Assistant General Coordinator – Congo The game will take place at Office du Complexe olympique in Nouakchott on Thursday, February 25 at 16H00.

Vaccines arrive in Ghana–the start of deliveries bound for 92 countries

Deliveries that are part of the COVAX initiative that aims to bring vaccines to 92 lower- and middle-income countries around the world began today,...

China joins Thailand, UAE in digital currency research project

Central banks of China, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates as well as Hong Kong Monetary Authority have launched the Multiple Central Bank Digital...

Saudi Arabia gives final price guidance for euro-denominated bonds – document

DUBAI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia tightened price guidance for a euro-denominated bond deal comprising tranches of three and nine years after...

Dubai’s trade with Kuwait touches AED8.52 billion in H1 2020

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 10:02pm By ARN News Staff @DXBMediaOffice/ Twitter (File photo) ...

Yas Island turns blue for Kuwait’s 60th …

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, is celebrating Kuwait’s 60th National Day as it lights up in blue.In commemoration of the...

Dubai South Properties unveils new 268-unit residential development

Master-developer Dubai South Properties has announced the launch of ‘The Pulse Villas’, which constitutes the second phase of The Pulse development, the heartbeat of...

UAE to celebrate 60th Kuwaiti National Day

ABU DHABI, (Pakistan Point News - 24th Feb, 2021) The United Arab Emirates will celebrate, tomorrow, the 60th National Day of Kuwait, which underscores...

Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Hosts Morocco to face Uganda at the Total U-17 AFCON opener

The draw for the Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2021 was conducted on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 in Nouakchott, Mauritania....

Amazon Palmer S Cocoa Butter Formula Hemp Oil – Dubai Burj Khalifas

Palmer S Cocoa Butter Formula Hemp Oil Calming Relief Body Palmer’s hemp oil calming relief body oil revitalize and rehydrate dull, dry...

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