Team shortlist06 Jun 2017 AT 06:51 PM

DUBAI NEWS: 4 of our top stories this week

Qatar Airways suspends all UAE flights and more...
Team shortlist06 Jun 2017 AT 06:51 PM

1. Qatar Airways suspends all UAE flights
Following news that the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt have cut all diplomatic ties with Qatar, the nation’s airline, Qatar Airways, has suspended its flights to the UAE.
The airline are now directing users to a link that explains that all flights to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain have been suspended “until further notice.”
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2. Qatari-owned beIN Sports channel is now off-air in the UAE
Qatari-owned sports channel beIN sports is now off-air in the UAE. Telecommunications provider du confirmed the news via Twitter, explaining that customers can cancel their subscription without penalties.
Etislalat and Du customers took to Twitter on Monday evening to vent their frustration at not being able to access the channel.
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3. New access route to Dubai Mall to open by the end of the year
According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) a new access bridge to Dubai Mall will be open by the end of the year.
The bridge connecting Al Khail Road and Financial Centre Road is already over 90 percent complete, according to Mattar Al Tayer, RTA director-general and chairman.
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4. Atlantis The Palm has some brilliant summer deals on
Atlantis The Palm is offering Dubai residents and visitors who pay with MasterCard some incredible discounts. The hotel is home to a number of culinary gems. Dubai residents and visitors paying with MasterCard can get up to 25 percent discount on their total bill in seven of its signature restaurants.
You can also get up to 40 percent discount on rooms with unlimited admission to both the Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium.
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