How will passengers’ flight experience be in the future? From bigger, faster and windowless planes to escape pods, parachutes and virtual reality entertainment - advances in aviation are moving quicker than ever before
As Barack Obama seeks to rebalance the bloated US economy, the EB-5 visa scheme is being used to attract overseas investment by offering a green card, US citizenship and an American passport for those with at least $500,000 to spare. Shai Zamanian and Preeya Malik, from Dubai-based STEP America, outline why it is proving popular with Gulf-based expats
The Gulf state has been relatively stable under the rule of one man for 45 years, but the indefinite absence of an ailing Sultan Qaboos and deteriorating economic conditions are causing angst in a country that can ill afford stagnation. With no public succession plan, just what will the next era in Oman hold?
The recent sale of Talabat.com to Germany’s Rocket Internet for $170m was another shot in the arm for the Gulf’s nascent e-commerce industry. Experts say that huge growth, driven by improvements in technology and the switch to mobiles, is set to continue
It was intended to break the mould, giving airtime to the smaller stories and voices in the Gulf, but Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV lost its own voice within hours of blasting into homes with a controversial interview. Arabian Business examines whether the Saudi billionaire’s utopian network will air another episode