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Now a taxi is just an app away

Now a taxi is just an app away Staff Report Published: Oct 23, 2013, 9:07 PM Abu Dhabi: A mobile app – Easy Taxi – that eases a taxi ride was launched at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit. The app – available for iOS, Android and the new BlackBerry devices – can confirm the pick-up […]

Travel bans can be cleared at Abu Dhabi airport

Travel bans can be cleared at Abu Dhabi airport http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/inside.asp?xfile=/data/nationgeneral/2013/January/nationgeneral_January202.xml§ion=nationgeneral Sent from KT Mobile. 13 Jan 2013 Prospective travellers flying through Abu Dhabi who discover they are on a travel ban list due to unpaid fines will soon be able to still catch their flights. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) announced the setting up […]

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap DUBAI // A new SMS service has been launched by the RTA allowing public transport users in Dubai to check the next available time of the bus or train they need. To check Metro timings, send an SMS with the letter D followed by a […]

Etisalat goes live with voice directory service

http://www.itp.net/news/544069-etisalat-goes-live-with-voice-directory-service After months of in-house tweaking and testing, Etisalat has launched its voice directory service in an effort to reduce response times. Initially available only to landline customers calling ‘181’, the service will soon be made available to Etisalat’s mobile customers as well. The service works with the help of an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) […]

Waterbus on the Creek will now run after midnight

Waterbus on the Creek will now run after midnight Gulf News Staff ReportPublished: May 03, 2008, 00:06 Dubai: The Waterbus between Dubai Old Souq and Al Sabkha stations will now run from midnight to 6am as well, the Roads and Transport Authority announced. The ferry service runs every 30 minutes and the fare is Dh4. […]

Single Water Bus trip for 3 stationsBy a staff reporter 26 April 2008 DUBAI — A new service for Water Bus passengers to travel to three stations in a single trip was launched by the Marine Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently. The service being offered on Line B3 aims at easing […]

Commuters on the streets can now hail taxis by SMS

http://www.gulfnews.com/nation/Traffic_and_Transport/10207031.html Commuters on the streets can now hail taxis by SMS By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief ReporterPublished: April 20, 2008, 00:34 Dubai: Passengers in Dubai no longer have to go through the daunting task of hailing a taxi on the road as they can now call one by just sending an SMS from their mobile phones, […]