View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Monday, October 29, 2007

Shaikh Mohammed: Number One in the World in Air Transportation

Recently the ruler of Dubai claimed on ABC’s 60 Minutes program that his goal was that Dubai [and the UAE] might be No. 1 in the world in every good thing—health, housing, education…

In Times Online today there is an article on the staggering growth of Emirates Airline, the Emirates logo, the strategic location of Dubai, the ‘Seven Wonders of the Gulf States’, including the causeways to connect Qatar and the UAE.

The UAE is well on the way to becoming first in the world in air transportation.

The link:

David Robertson, ‘Monday Manifesto: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum’, Times Online, October 29, 2007.

Image: Emirates planes.