Team shortlist10 Oct 2017 AT 10:18 AM

DUBAI NEWS: 4 of our top news stories this week

Dubai to have virtual borders and more!
Team shortlist10 Oct 2017 AT 10:18 AM

1. Dubai to launch app for all public transport services
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has announced that it will be combining offered services of the many transport options across the city and displaying them all in one nifty app called the Integrated Mobility Platform, or S’hail.
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2. The progress of the Expo 2020 site revealed
The Dubai Media Office has just released images the Expo 2020 site’s progress and, it looks like things are shaping up quite nicely. The images show how the project has gone from having just the development’s logo to its current developing state and how it is expected to look when the world-renowned Expo event takes place in 2020.
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3. Dubai airports may soon have virtual borders
The Deputy Director-General of Dubai’s Directorate General for Residency & Foreign Affairs, Major General Obaid Mehayer bin Suroor Alhameeri announced the news earlier this week. The news comes shortly after it was announced that passenger traffic at Dubai airports is expected to reach over 124 million passengers at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Al Maktoum International (DWC) by 2020.
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4. Uber has added Tesla X models to its Dubai fleet
The 50 Tesla X models will be available on Uber’s brand new UberOne service, a facility that is only available in Dubai. It is believed that UberOne will fall under the same, if not slightly higher price range than Uber’s existing Uber Black and Black XL service.
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