Team shortlist26 Sep 2017 AT 09:59 AM

DUBAI NEWS: 4 of our top news stories this week

Salaries expected to increase and more
Team shortlist26 Sep 2017 AT 09:59 AM

1. Costa completes first drone delivery on Dubai's Kite Beach
Costa has completed its first successful drone delivery in Dubai, sending cool refreshments to people on Kite beach from the Jumeirah Beach Road store. The drone, dubbed the coffee-copter, took the new Frostino and Cold Brew range to customers.
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2. Etihad has just launched a "fly now pay later" offer for flights
Etihad has announced that it will be giving passengers flying from the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia the option of paying for their trips in installments. The news makes the Etihad Airways the first airline in the region to offer the service. According to a statement released by the award-winning airline, the payment plan can span between three and 60 months. Emirates NBD, ADCB and Mashreq bank are just three of the 17 banks participating.
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3. Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra to make Dubai debut
The world-renewed Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra – a group that consists of the very best musicians on the scene, with members from the London Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic and more – will be performing at the Dubai Opera on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
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4. UAE salaries are expected to improve according to this survey
According to the latest results from the Middle East Job Seeker Confidence Survey by Bayt.com and YouGov, 47 percent of people believe their salary will get better in the next six months, while 15 percent think it will get worse.
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