Transport in Dubai

Fiery explosion erupts on ship at major global port in Dubai

A fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored in Dubai at one of the world's largest ports late on July 7, authorities said, sending tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates.

There were no immediate reports of casualties, and it was unclear what triggered the blast.

12 Passengers Fall ill on Board 2 Separate American Airlines Flights to Philadelphia from Europe

Twelve passengers on American Airlines flights from Paris and Munich reported experiencing flu-like symptoms.

All 250 passengers and crew on the flights were held for a medical review and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was notified to investigate.

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1 mln weekend travelers

Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the U.S. on March 25, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world's busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports said.     

Russia's Rostov-on-Don airport reopens after deadly crash

The airport in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don reopened March 21, just over two days after a passenger jet from budget airline FlyDubai crashed there on landing, killing all 62 people on board.   

The Boeing 737, which was flying from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don, exploded into a fireball after missing the runway on a second landing attempt in heavy wind and rain.