United Arab Emirates

Coordinates: 24°N 54°E / 24°N 54°E / 24; 54

The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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UAE Airports Serve Record Number Of Passengers In Q1

MENA FN 22 May 2024
(MENAFN - Bangladesh Monitor) Abu Dhabi. With a total of 36.5 million passengers, UAE airports had a considerable increase in traffic in the first quarter of 2024. When compared to the ... ....
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid tours Abu Dhabi's Zayed International Airport

The National 22 May 2024
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday hailed the UAE's rise as a global travel centre after touring Abu Dhabi's Zayed International Airport ... renamed in February in honour of UAE Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan....
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UAE flights: Airfares set to go up this summer; here's why

Khaleejtimes 22 May 2024
Airfares in the UAE, and globally, could go up due to a shortage of number of seats ...UAE-based travellers are exploring more of the world, including a variety of new locations across popular hotspots ... IndiGo announces daily flights from Abu Dhabi to 2 popular cities UAE flights not affected after airport closure in Germany....
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UAE Airports Break Records with 36.5 Million Passengers in Q1

Al Wast 21 May 2024
With a total of 36.5 million passengers, UAE airports had a considerable increase in traffic in the first quarter of 2024 ... The breakdown of passenger traffic in UAE airports during this period is as follows ... This data underscores the significant role of UAE airports as major transit hubs, connecting travelers from various parts of the world....
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Sheikh Mohammed visits Zayed International Airport in Abu Dhabi

Gulf Today 21 May 2024
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday visited the Zayed International Airport in Abu Dhabi ... Zayed, whose vision raised the UAE’s stature and competitiveness on the global stage....
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Mohammed bin Rashid visits Zayed International Airport in Abu Dhabi

Emirates 24/7 21 May 2024
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, today visited the Zayed International Airport in Abu Dhabi ... late Sheikh Zayed, whose vision raised the UAE’s stature and competitiveness on the global stage....
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Mohammed bin Rashid visits Zayed International Airport

The Gulf Time 21 May 2024
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday visited the Zayed International Airport in Abu Dhabi ... late Sheikh Zayed, whose vision raised the UAE’s stature and competitiveness on the global stage....
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Dubai flights: DXB revises 2024 passenger target to 91 million, plans to break current traffic record

Khaleejtimes 21 May 2024
Dubai International (DXB) airport on Tuesday revised its forecast for 2024 to 91 million, surpassing its previous annual traffic record of 89.1 million in 2018, on the back of strong growth in aviation sector ... Monorail, green havens, mini forests; first look inside Dubai's new airport UAE jobs....
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Major growth in passenger and cargo traffic at UAE airports

MENA FN 20 May 2024
(MENAFN) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) witnessed a notable surge in airport activity during the initial three months of this year, as revealed by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority. Total ... ....
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UAE airports welcome 36.5m passengers in Q1

Arabian Business 20 May 2024
UAE airports saw a 14.7 per cent increase in passengers in Q1 compared to previous year .......
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UAE Flights Unaffected After Munich Airport Closure Due to Climate Protest

Elmethaq 20 May 2024
Flagship carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways have confirmed that flights between the UAE and Germany remained unaffected by the brief closure of Munich International Airport on Saturday ... Despite disruptions at the airport, UAE flights operated as scheduled, with no delays or diversions reported....
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Riyadh gears up to host world aviation leaders at WAGA2024

Beijing News 20 May 2024
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 20 (ANI/WAM). The Riyadh Airports Company is set to host the World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition (WAGA2024) from May 21 to 23 ... How to Stand Out in a Competitive Airport Ecosystem," will be a hub for knowledge ......
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UAE airports welcome 36.5 million passengers in Q1 2024

Gulf News 20 May 2024
The UAE’s civil aviation sector recorded remarkable growth in the first quarter of 2024, welcoming a staggering 36.5 million passengers, according to the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) ... The breakdown includes 10,723,639 arrivals, 10,874,232 departures, and 14,944,466 transit passengers ... ....
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