A vintage DC-3 plane known as the Candy Bomber will take to the skies once again after being bought by a fund-raising association. The aircraft took part in the Berlin Airlift, dropping candy to children in Berlin during the Cold War, when Allied planes supplied the city with food, fuel and other necessities during the Soviet Blockage of 1948-49. Chairman of the Candy Bomber Association Frank Hellberg (centre) poses with British pilots Jon Corely and Kath Burnham (both in black) and two British embassy officials. (Getty Images)
After a decade as director-general of the Dubai Land Department, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren says he is acting fast to improve regulation of the real estate industry and ensure it remains a thriving part of the emirate’s economy. He explains why he is adamant investors will keep coming.