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Lamborghini in Dubai 2012

Dubai Police Lamborghini Cars The Dubai Police Force has recently acquired a few luxury and high-performance vehicles (which include a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, a Ferrari FF, a Chevrolet Camaro SS, a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, a Bentley Continental GT, a limited edition Aston Martin One-77, Ford Mustang GT, a BMW M6 Gran Coupé, a Brabus […]

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Air Conditioned Bus Stop in Dubai 2010

Dubai Public Transport and Waiting Areas (Bus Stop) The Public Bus Transport system in Dubai is run by the RTA. The bus system services 140 routes and transported over 109 million people in 2008. By the end of 2010, there will be 2,100 buses in service across the city. In 2006, the Transport authority announced […]

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Dubai Airport in 1962

History of Civil Aviation in Dubai The history of civil aviation in Dubai started in July 1937 when an air agreement was signed for a flying boat base for the aircraft of Imperial Airways with rental of the base at about 440 Rupees per month – this included the guards’ wages. The Empire Flying Boats […]

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Dubai International Airport in 1959

An Ariel view of Under Construction Dubai International Airport in 1959 Construction of the airport was ordered by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, in 1959. It officially opened in 1960 with its first airfield, at which time it was able to handle aircraft the size of a Douglas DC-3 on […]

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Dubai Desert Safari in 2010

An organized desert safari dune bashing in Dubai Dune bashing is a form of off-roading on sand dunes. Large sport utility vehicle such as the Toyota Land Cruiser is an example of vehicle of used. Vehicle driven on dunes maybe equipped with roll cage in case of an overturn. Experience and skill is required to maneuver […]

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Dubai International Airport Terminal-1 in 2005

Under-construction Terminal 3 in far during 2005 Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) is an international airport serving Dubai. It is a major airline hub in the Middle East, and is the main airport of Dubai. It is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 mi) northeast of Dubai. The airport is […]

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Dubai Creek Second Dredging in 1970s

Dubai Creek Second Development in 1970s In the early 20th century, the creek, though incapable then of supporting large scale transportation, served as a minor port for dhows coming as far away as India or East Africa. Although it impeded the entry of ships due to current flow, the creek remained an important element in […]

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Dubai Public Transport in 1974

Dubai Transport Bus as it used to be in 1970s Dubai Transport was managed by Dubai Municipality until the birth of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai in 2006. Dubai has a very large bus system run by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The bus system has 193 routes on weekdays. The Public Transport […]

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Dubai International Airport in 1963

Main Dubai International Airport Building in 1963 Dubai Airport is spread over an area of 8,640 acres (3,500 ha) of land. In 2012 DXB handled a record 57.7 million in passenger traffic, a 13.2% increase over 2011. This made it the 10th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic. It is also the 3rd […]

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Dubai Creek Road in 1976

Al Maktoum Road (Creek Raod) Dubai in 70’s The creek’s initial inlet into mainland Dubai is along the Deira Corniche and Al Ras areas of eastern Dubai and along the Al Shindagha area of western Dubai. It then progresses south-eastward through the mainland, passing through Port Saeed and Dubai Creek Park. The creek’s natural ending […]

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