Several flights were diverted and traffic almost came to a standstill across the kingdom yesterday (January 26) as thick fog blanketed the region.
Visibility was almost zero in some parts of the country and dropped to as low as 10
Just three weeks until the roll-out of Bahrain's tough new traffic law officials have stepped up an awareness campaign designed to educate the public.
The campaign, running under the slogan 'rethink', includes informat
Dubai International Airport is now the world's busiest airport for international passengers, the airport's chief executive has been qutoed as saying.
About 71 million international passengers passed through Dubai Internati
A nationwide campaign has been launched to raise awareness about Bahrain's new traffic law, which includes stricter punishments for motoring offences.
The tough law, which was ratified by His Majesty King Hamad in July last ye
The construction work on a new interchange along Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway in Bahrain is progressing as per schedule, according to the Ministry of Works.
The project - the second such interchange along the highway - is aimed at
Bahrain is set to enforce its tough new traffic law from February 8, it was declared yesterday (December 25).
The executive code for the law has almost been finalised, Legislative and Legal Opinion Commission president Abdulla Al
Dubai International Airport, a major airline hub in the Middle East, witnessed its busiest weekend when its three terminals welcomed a total of 638,317 passengers from December 18 through December 20.
December 19 was the busiest day for
Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport rose 5.7 per cent in October, putting the airport on track to eclipse the projected 71 million-passenger mark by year-end.
Passenger traffic totalled 5,989,007 in October compared to 5,66
The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) has designated a counter for the Traffic Black Points Reduction Program in the reception of the customer service in the main centre in the emirate.
Airlines have urged the European Union to press ahead with plans to merge national air corridors, rekindling debate about a reform that risks confrontation with air traffic controllers over safety and jobs.
The call came as EU tra