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Dubai has rapidly grown into a leading tourism and real estate capital of the world. It has gained the status of a progressive employment capital. A lot of international companies in the field of construction, hospitality, finance, media etc are setting business in Dubai. They need a lot of qualified staff to work with them and hence there are great job opportunities here....

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Dubai, the shopping capital of the Middle East, is a shopper’s paradise! What better way to spend your leisure time and beat the Dubai heat than go on a shopping spree in one of the many classy air-conditioned shopping malls which adorn the Dubai landscape.....

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Besides the Burj-al-Arab, Dubai offers a wide variety of hotel accommodation which is generally considered to be of very high standard and great value for the money. The range includes everything from budget hotel Dubai accommodation to luxury hotels. ...

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Burj Dubai

Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the tallest tower of them all? Very soon the answer will be “Burj Dubai”. Burj Dubai is an Arabic word which means "Dubai Tower" when translated to English. This soon to be the tallest man made structure in the world is currently under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ...

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Emirates Airline

Emirates airlines is the official international airline of the UAE. It was started in 1985 by the government of Dubai. Its first flights were to Karachi and Mumbai followed by Delhi. It flies to 88 cities in 59 countries in the world. It has unique non stop flights to the US and Sydney. It has won many awards like Global Airline of the year. Emirates Airlines fleet has more then 50 planes. Dubai airport has a special terminal for Emirates. More than 50 per cent of all flight movements in and out of Dubai International Airport are Emirates aircraft and it is expected to rise to 70 per cent by 2010. Cargo activities are undertaken under the name of Emirates Sky Cargo.

 

First class: Emirates offers suites in first class. These suits consist of seat flanked by mini cabins forming a private space and a chair with massage machines. The seats turn into 6’7” flat beds and the suites have vanity mirrors, 19-inch. video screens and in-flight e-mail. There is also a personal mini bar. Suites are provided with telephones from which you can dial anywhere in the world or to other suites. Onboard wireless connectivity is another incentive. That’s not all, the flight lighting changes according to the time of day, ending with a ceiling display of the Dubai night sky. The food is high quality with variety of ingredients from all over the world which include caviar and champagne. A first-class seat from New York to Dubai costs $8,999.

Business class: Seats here recline to angled flat beds. Electrical massagers and private partitions are also there. There is a personal table and a cocktail table. There are 19 inch display screens. First class and business class passengers can access the film library and choose films to watch on their in-seat video player.

Economy Class: The seats recline to 150 degrees. A 9 inch flat screen gives access to around 600 entertainment channels. Each seat has a telephone handset and games controller.

The flight attendants are professional and courteous. The cabin staff is young as Emirates has a youthful image. First and Business class passengers can access Emirates Lounges, located at several airports throughout the airline's network. In addition to the Emirates Lounge, Emirates passengers can also use the Department of Civil Aviation's (DCA) First Class lounge in Dubai.

Emirates has signed a deal with mobile communications firm AeroMobile. This would allow passengers on board Emirates flights to safely use their mobile phones to call or text people on the ground. This is the first airline to confirm such a deal and will allow passengers to use their personal mobile phones soon. In mid-2007, Emirates will feature docking capability for Apple iPod, portable music and video player. The battery of your iPod can be charged in flight and music and movies stored in it can be played on the personal screen.

Emirates has various Airbus and Boeing aircrafts. It has already ordered 55 majestic, double-decker Airbus 380s

The new trend in airlines is cutting costs and trimming services, but Emirates has a different approach. They believe that comfort is the main criteria for long flights and so the low fare airlines don’t work. Passengers require comfortable seats, entertainment and good food on their flight. In 2004, a single year, it started 8 new major routes. It has flights to New York and plans more destinations in the United States. Emirates has strong competitors like Singapore airlines and Cathay Pacific.