Boom’s Supersonic Planes Are the Closest Thing We Have to Teleporting

Boom’s Supersonic Planes Are the Closest Thing We Have to Teleporting

One day in the near future, people will be able to travel from Dubai to London in about four and a half hours — thanks to The Boom Supersonic. The founder of Boom, Blake Scholl, said at a press conference at the Dubai Airshow that the pilot test of the plane will be carried out next year […]

8 Reasons Why Every Arab Student Should Study Abroad

8 Reasons Why Every Arab Student Should Study Abroad

by Nadine Arab

Studying abroad is one the most beneficial experiences that could potentially add a lot to a person. For an Arab on the other hand, it might be one of the most life changing experiences that you’ll never regret. Here are seven reasons that will make you want to study abroad!     A different style […]

You’ll Want to Miss Your Flight the Next Time You’re in the UAE 

You’ll Want to Miss Your Flight the Next Time You’re in the UAE 

Written By: Abdulhameed Afifi

  When one misses their flight, it’s usually not a pleasant moment; this lucky passenger, however, begs to differ.     UAE’s Sharjah police department has just pampered a Russian woman after she missed her flight at the airport, with th a luxurious hotel room and a car to transport her to the airport with her […]

Sharm El Sheikh Is Pinterest and Airbnb’s Top Trending Destination

Sharm El Sheikh Is Pinterest and Airbnb’s Top Trending Destination

  A couple of days ago, Thomas Cook announced that it’s canceling all of their Sharm El Sheikh holiday bookings for the winter of 2017-18 and summer of 2018 seasons. We have never believed it when people said “when one door shuts, another one opens,” until now…     According to Enterprise, Sharm El Sheikh […]

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

  A new supersonic plane has been announced in Dubai that will allow passengers to reach their destination in half the time.   We’re not joking. US-based company Boom has confirmed that it is working on supersonic jets that will cut the existing flight time from Dubai to London or Abu Dhabi to Sydney by half when […]

An Exploding Sound Causes Panic in Cairo Streets

An Exploding Sound Causes Panic in Cairo Streets

A very loud exploding sound was heard, and felt, in many areas in Cairo and Giza around 11 am; mostly in 6th of October, Sheikh Zayed, Maadi, and Haram. We even felt it in our Scoop Empire office in Maadi.   Many began asking what the source of the sound was, and others began claiming […]

Emirates Named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor

Emirates Named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor

by Jaida Khaled

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, which airline is the one to rule them all? TripAdvisor has just announced that Emirates is comfortably sitting on the Iron Throne of airlines, naming them the world’s best airline in an inaugural TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, as voted for by holidaymakers.   Emirates was followed by Singapore Airlines that […]

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the best way to keep warm in an airplane, but Emirates wants you to do just that. Wait, what? Today, they’re introducing new sustainable blankets that made from 100% recycled bottles.     Each Emirates ecoTHREAD blanket is made from 28 recycled plastic bottles, which […]

Egyptian Girl Shocked by Price of Airline Ticket to Zanzibar Is All of Us

Egyptian Girl Shocked by Price of Airline Ticket to Zanzibar Is All of Us

مالك يا مصر فيه إيه؟ Posted by Rana Darwish on Sunday, January 15, 2017   Who is this girl and why is she not my best friend? Okay fine, let’s delve into that question some other day, but right now, we need to talk about the pink elephant in Egypt: we’re all broke. I do not […]

Toddler Air Travel: What to Know Before You Fly

Toddler Air Travel: What to Know Before You Fly

By the time my son was 13 months he had flown 16 sectors.  It wasn’t until the last flight that my son could walk and I needed to worry about entertaining him for 14 hours while we flew halfway around the world.  I tried to be as prepared as possible, but being thrown into the […]