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Break Free From Terminal Boredom: How To Spend A Layover In Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI –If you know what to do, an Abu Dhabi layover feels less like a hassle and more like a proper destination on your journey.

How Kokam Designed the Battery for Solar Impulse’s Historic Flight Around the World

BusinessGreen: The Firm Behind Solar Impulse's Extraordinary Battery Last month, solar-powered plane Solar Impulse landed back in Abu Dhabi, completing the final leg of its historic round-the-world trip a year and a half after firstShow More Summary

Abu Dhabi's NBAD to launch MidEast's first green bond: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - National Bank of Abu Dhabi plans to start an investor roadshow next week to issue a benchmark-sized green bond, the proceeds of which would be used to invest in renewable energy, banking sources said on Thursday.

New Ship Repair Yard for Zayed Port

Abu Dhabi Ports and Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) have signed a long term contract that when fully realized will see a fully operational ship repair facility

Japan Wants To Introduce Pre-Clearance Immigration Facilities

Many of you have probably heard of US pre-clearance facilities, available for US-bound flights at select airports around the world, including Abu Dhabi, Dublin, and Toronto, just to name a few. The idea is that you clear US immigration...Show More Summary

The former chairman of the Hakkasan restaurant group is allegedly being investigated in a global embezzling case

Khadem al-Qubaisi, the former head of Abu Dhabi's state oil investment firm and the ex-chairman of the Hakkasan restaurant group, is allegedly being probed over suspected embezzling from Malaysia's government wealth fund, 1MDB. According...Show More Summary

Abu Dhabi project uses sand to store solar power

SciDev reports: image via Researchers in Abu Dhabi are testing a pilot device that can store solar energy in sand to improve the efficiency of power plants and provide energy at night. The technology, developed at the Masdar Institute...Show More Summary


HILLARY AIDE OKAYED ABU DHABI DEAL THAT PAID BILL $500,000 FOR A SPEECH: Richard Nixon had an 18-minute gap in a tape recording that was well and truly erased. Hillary Clinton has thousands of emails that were deleted but can never be erased. Slowly but surely, they are seeing the light of day and they […]

Abu Dhabi Investments Authority Sells All Its Transurban Shares

The Australian Business Review reports that the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) sold what is believed to be its entire holding of Transurban shares (AUD$253.6 million, about one percent of the company) to institutional investors after the market closed on August 9. The post Abu Dhabi Investments Authority Sells All Its Transurban Shares appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Masdar Institute tests new tech that uses sand to store solar heat

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When it hands you an abundance of dry, grainy sand, it’s a good idea to make the most of that as well. That’s exactly what a research group in Abu Dhabi is trying to do with a project that uses sand collected right there in the United Arab Emirates to store solar energy. Show More Summary

The Solar Impulse Plane Completes First Ever Solar Powered Flight Around the World

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The Solar Impulse plane has landed safely at Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, completing its 40,000 km solar-powered flight around the world, a first accomplishment of its kind for solar flight. Pilot Bertrand Piccard made the last leg of the journey on a flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi that lasted 48 hours and […]

Qatar Business Helsinki – Abu Dhabi / Dubai (Return): 800 Euro

Von Helsinki geht es im Herbst um 800 Euro entweder nach Dubai oder Abu Dhabi.

Shadows of UAE, Riyadh Emerge Behind Failed Coup in Turkey

Voices continue to emerge claiming that the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia could have supported the failed coup attempt in Turkey, citing Riyadh and Abu Dhabi's discontent with Ankara resuming ties with Tehran and Moscow.

Don’t Book Your Solar-Powered Flight Yet

Earlier this week the pioneering solar-powered airplane, Solar Impulse 2, completed its record-setting circumnavigation of the Earth, returning to Abu Dhabi. Just a few hours earlier, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced its intention to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft engines under the Clean Air Act.

Etihad’s New Lounge in LAX – Bringing a Piece of Abu Dhabi to California

It's no secret that Etihad knows how to build a lounge. They have been very busy. Late last year, they opened their fabulous New York lounge. This year it was followed by a new lounge in Melbourne and their new First Class lounge in Abu Dhabi's terminal 3. Show More Summary

To Russia, From Abu Dhabi: The Next Episode Trip Report

If you haven’t read my post on Frequent Miler on how I got ducked by British Airways, be sure to check it out. I will have the last laugh, don’t you worry about that. With one trip ruined, I had to plot another one, one that was more...Show More Summary

Ai Weiwei, Liu Bolin, and More Explore the ‘Invisible Threads’ of Technology

NYU Abu Dhabi’s fall exhibition features Ai Weiwei, Addie Wagenknecht and other heavy-hitting new media artists’ critiques of technology.

How a solar-powered plane made it around the world without a drop of fuel

4 weeks agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered airplane. It has a greater wingspan than a 747 but only the weight of a car. This morning, it landed in Abu Dhabi, completing a flight around the world without using a drop of fuel.

Etihad Doubling Number of First Apartment Seats to the U.S.

A month ago I wrote about outstanding first class award availability on Etihad and walked through the routes between the US and Abu Dhabi that had award space for at least 2 passengers. And then three weeks ago I highlighted outstanding...Show More Summary

World’s First Solar-Powered Plane Circles The Globe In Historic Flight

In a boon for clean energy, the first round-the-world flight fueled only by solar power made history Tuesday, touching down in Abu Dhabi. The plane, called Solar Impulse 2, had amassed a 25,000-mile journey that began over a year ago. Show More Summary

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