Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport: Nurturing the economic growth of an emirate  The impact of tourism in Ras Al Khaimah should not be underestimated. In April 2017, it was announced that the emirate was anticipating welcoming over a million visitors by the end of 2018. Of course such ambition relies heavily on a strong transportation infrastructure, with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK Airport) an important…

DP World

DP World: Keeping up with the global pace in a fast-moving world  In a business world with an ever-increasing onus on globalisation, logistics has become of paramount importance, with the world leaders in a constant race to launch the latest innovation. Very much in the mix with ingenuity and invention is Dubai-based DP World.  According…

Riyadh Metro

In mid-February of this year, news came through that the ambitious Riyadh Metro system is on track to open for business in early 2019. An article in the Saudi Gazette announced that the Riyadh metro project, one of the world’s largest urban transport ventures aimed to carry 3 million passenger, alleviating the Kingdom’s road system,…

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority: Underground, over ground, setting transport innovation free

The ever growing population of Dubai has put a continual pressure on the existing road and transport infrastructure, with effective congestion management, safety and sustainability high priorities. It falls upon the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, a Government Department, to monitor and adapt infrastructure to meet this increasing demand. “Since Dubai is one of the…

Saudi Rail Company: A long journey to rail efficiency nears completion

Population growth and the development of alternative industries to oil, has put a strain on infrastructure and a need for greater transport service within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Railway Company (SAR) is one of two state-owned companies that operates Saudi Arabia’s rail network. SAR is responsible for the running of the 2,750 kilometre north-south railway line and a…