Abu Dhabi has introduced a new remote airport check-in service at The Fountains at Yas Mall, in collaboration with Miral, The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Abu Dhabi Airport, and OACIS ME LLC. This service is available exclusively for Etihad Airways and Air Arabia passengers, allowing them to check in for their flights away from the airport. This innovative service saves time and provides convenience, enabling travelers to enjoy Yas Mall and Yas Island's attractions before their flights.

Abu Dhabi Airports Elevates Travel Experience with Yas Mall City Check-In

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Remote Airport Check-In Launches in Abu Dhabi

The service aims to enhance the travel experience by allowing guests to check in their luggage and receive boarding passes while they shop or visit theme parks on Yas Island, such as Ferrari World and CLYMBTM. According to Breaking Travel News, this is part of a broader effort to make Abu Dhabi a top tourist destination and improve the overall passenger experience. The new terminal at Abu Dhabi Airport supports this initiative by offering state-of-the-art facilities for travelers.

Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral, highlighted the service as a step towards making Yas Island a global leisure and entertainment destination. Titten Yohannan, CEO of OACIS Middle East, emphasized the partnership's role in boosting Abu Dhabi's tourism sector. Meanwhile, Elena Sorlini, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, mentioned that the remote check-in service is aligned with their goal to provide a world-leading service and enhance the passenger experience.

Yas Island continues to offer a variety of attractions, including theme parks, dining, and shopping options, aimed at creating memorable experiences for visitors. This remote check-in service represents a significant advancement in making travel more efficient and enjoyable for visitors to Abu Dhabi.

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Abu Dhabi Invests $35 Billion in Egypt's New Coastal City

Abu Dhabi's ADQ, an investment and holding company, has announced a massive $35 billion investment in Egypt. This investment is part of a plan to develop Ras El-Hekma, a coastal area in Egypt, into a new city. The project will start in early 2025 and aims to make Ras El-Hekma a top destination on the Mediterranean for holidays, finance, and business.

ADQ will spend $24 billion to get the rights to develop Ras El-Hekma. As per Economy Middle East, this development will include tourist attractions, a free trade zone, and areas for investment. They will also turn $11 billion of deposits into investments for important projects across Egypt. The Egyptian government will keep a 35 percent share in the Ras El-Hekma project.

Ras El-Hekma will cover over 170 million square meters and will offer a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. This will help bring in foreign investments, grow trade, and create jobs, boosting Egypt's economy.

Mohamed Hassan Al Suwaidi, the CEO of ADQ, mentioned that their investment shows their commitment to making Ras El-Hekma one of Egypt's best coastal spots. They plan to work with partners like Modon Properties and Talaat Moustafa Group to make this happen.

This investment by Abu Dhabi in Egypt is expected to turn Ras El-Hekma into a world-class destination in the Mediterranean, featuring hotels, yacht marinas, and entertainment options. It highlights Abu Dhabi's role as a key investment partner for Egypt and its aim to support its economic growth.

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