UAE. Emirates, Dubai's flagship carrier, said the European Union's planned carbon emission scheme may cost it as much as US$1 billion over 10 years, as it joined others airlines in objecting to the tax.
From January, airlines flying to or from Europe will have to buy permits from the EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) for 15% of the carbon emissions produced during the entire flight.
"It (the scheme) will have a very significant impact on Emirates," Andrew Parker, Emirates' senior vice president for industry and environmental affairs, said at a conference in Dubai.
"It's safe to assume som
UAE. The agenda will involve an engaging series of keynote speeches, case studies and panel discussions, encompassing the implications of smart data and analytics across industries such as telecom, e-commerce, retail and services.
UAE. Renowned cybersecurity visionaries Bruce Schneier and Dan Lohrmann highlight importance of resilience and response strategy to thrive against cyberattacks at 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) 2015.
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