After my first flight on a Boeing 777-300 aircraft operated by Etihad Airways from New York to Abu Dhabi had concluded, I had greater than six hours before the departure of my next flight, which was at 2:00 in the morning and whose destination...Show More Summary
During Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Kathy Calvin and Richenda van Leeuwen of the United Nations Foundation. Kathy Calvin is the foundation’s CEO & President. Richenda van Leeuwen is its Executive Director for Energy and Climate as well as Energy Access. Show More Summary
WELL, WELL: Sources Say, Erik Prince was hired by crown prince of Abu Dhabi to put together a 800-member battalion. “Erik Prince billionaire founder of Blackwater was hired by the crown prince of Abu Dhabi to put together an 800-member battalion of foreign troops for the U.A.E., according to former employees on the project, American […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, NIXONIAN ADMINISTRATORS EDITION: Murky Inquiry Targets Critic of N.Y.U. Role in Abu Dhabi, and a Reporter. “New York University’s fraught tenure as an intellectual prize of the Middle East has taken a new and mysterious turn: A private investigator has been making inquiries about an N.Y.U. professor who criticized the exploitation […]
A private investigator making inquiries about a professor who criticized the exploitation of migrant workers building the university’s Abu Dhabi campus won’t say whom she is working for.
Maffew Ragazino drops off his latest offering “Abu Dhabi” produced by Alist Fame and Wisponer. Previously: Maffew Ragazino – Long Kiss Goodnight (Video)
This post details my airport overnight at the Premier Inn at the Abu Dhabi airport. This is my second time staying there, it just makes sense to me arriving around 8pm and departing on a flight about 12 hours later. Previous installments:...Show More Summary
This post details my first class award redemption using American AAdvantage miles to fly Etihad, Los Angeles – Abu Dhabi … the third longest flight in the world. Previous installments: Introduction, overview, and costs Star AllianceShow More Summary
There were contrasting fortunes for two of England's party for the Test tour of West Indies next month as Yorkshire, the county champions, thumped MCC by nine wickets inside three days in Abu Dhabi.
Adam Lyth to become Alastair Cook's next opening partner in Test cricket grew stronger as Yorkshire continued to dominate in Abu Dhabi
World number one Rory McIlroy records his first professional hole-in-one on day two of the Abu Dhabi Championship.
A couple of weeks ago Etihad Airways announced that they’d begin flying the Airbus A380 between Abu Dhabi and New York as of December 1, 2015. While Emirates has well over 100 A380s on order, Etihad has only ordered a total of 10 of them, and will be flying them exclusively between Abu Dhabi and London, Sydney, and New York. Show More Summary
The new cruise terminal at Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi, which will be capable of handling 2,500 passengers and three ships simultaneously, is set to become operational by the end of the year,
I kicked off my relaxing trip to the Maldives with a first class award redemption on Etihad. The first flight was Los Angeles – Abu Dhabi, and I had Etihad’s chauffeur service pick me up at the Sheraton LAX. I realize that the Sheraton...Show More Summary
Here’s yet another segment from one of the most interesting sessions I attended during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, a Financial Times–IRENA event that I got a special invite to. It’s a simple point but one that a lot of people don’t “get,” and one that could probably use a lot more attention than it gets. Show More Summary
One of the most interesting sessions I attended during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week was a panel discussion at a Financial Times–IRENA event. As one part of that, the CEO of 50 Hertz, Boris Schucht, discussed how his company managed a 9000 megawatt wind power forecast shortage in Germany that very easily could have resulted in a blackout. Show More Summary
US State Department stated that Washington and Abu Dhabi agreed to enhance bilateral collaboration in space security.
Vin Diesel was at LAX on Thursday to welcome Etihad Airways Flight 171.
The one-man solar airplane “Solar Impulse” is on its way around the world. It is propelled exclusively by solar energy, no fuels involved. Some days back, it took off from Abu Dhabi and, after stops in Ahmedabad and Varanasi in India,...Show More Summary
Noted for its exotic police vehicles, Abu Dhabi is also home to one of BMW’s busiest dealerships. From the striped 335i M Performance Edition to the flashy M6 Gran Coupe Java Green, BMW Abu Dhabi rolled out an unprecedented number of bespoke cars throughout 2014. Show More Summary