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Why you should not be afraid to fly

After the recent unfortunate events that have occurred in the aviation industry, Kippreport looks into the safety of flying.

July 30, 2014 5:15
 
Airplane taking off at sunset

In pictures: Top 10 safest airlines

Two UAE airlines make the list, says JACDEC. Etihad and Emirates have landed in the top 10 of the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre’s (JAIDEC) second annual Airline Safety Ranking. The organization uses metrics such as launch of operations, years since last hull loss and recorded accidents.

July 22, 2014 12:00
 
Emirates Airlines

GCC airlines take safety steps after MH17 tragedy

Expressing deep dismay over the Malaysian Airlines crash, major GCC airlines are taking safety measures to ensure the security of their passengers and aircraft without affecting flight schedules and services.

July 20, 2014 4:21
 
Qatar Airways to Defer A380 Deliveries on Wing Crack Worry- CEO

Qatar Airways to Defer A380 Deliveries on Wing Crack Worry- CEO

Qatar Airways will defer delivery of its A380 superjumbos until it gets more details about wing cracks on the Airbus aircraft, its chief executive said on Monday; Qatar has an order for five A380 aircraft pending

April 30, 2012 3:31
 
Will I eat a Big Mac again?

Will I eat a Big Mac again?

Avid Kipp reader and customer experience strategist Arti Gupta shares her thoughts after visiting a McDonald's kitchen in Dubai.

February 14, 2012 4:41
 
High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

Know what to when there’s a real emergency in your building? Maybe it’s time you did. Precious de Leon, asks who’s responsible for your safety at home and at work.

November 14, 2011 4:21
 
The price of safety: pay more to have safer taxis

The price of safety: pay more to have safer taxis

Utmost safety while commuting should be available for everyone…everyone willing to pay from 25AED, that is. The Kipp community discusses the finer points of Dubai Taxi's new initiative.

October 18, 2011 4:27
 
Serious about safety? Not serious enough

Serious about safety? Not serious enough

New efforts are being made to encourage UAE companies to make their workplaces safer. But Sam Potter thinks that businesses probably need a bit more than ‘encouragement.’

June 27, 2010 12:44
 
Kipp rides the Dubai Metro

Kipp rides the Dubai Metro

And we enjoyed it. The train is comfortable, it looks good, and despite operational problems, we reached our destination safely.

September 10, 2009 12:25
 
Changing lanes

Changing lanes

Traffic departments across the UAE are enforcing several new measures to reduce accidents and make the country’s roads safer.

June 22, 2009 11:21