Emirates gets ‘flight attendant’ on top of Burj Khalifa for single-take drone ad

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A new ad commercial from the UAE’s Emirates Airline has taken the internet by storm. It shows a cabin staff member in the iconic red Emirates hat and uniform, standing atop the tallest point of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Many have wondered if the nail-biting video was real or fake. So now, Emirates has released behind-the-scenes footage showing how this seemingly insane feat was made possible – and that too with a single drone!

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Dubai passenger caught with four DJI Phantom drones and gold

A passenger flying from Dubai into India’s Kempegowda International Airport was caught trying to get four DJI Phantom 4 drones, 1.3 kilograms (2.9 pounds) of gold, and four iPhones into the country. The man was caught after getting off a flight at 3 a.m.

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Dubai Shopping Festival entertains with a drone light show

Dubai has turned its entertainment up a notch with a drone light show to celebrate the Dubai Shopping Festival packed with deals and live entertainment over the festive season. The drone show will continue to fly every day until the end of the festival on January 30th.

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Drones capture Dubai’s message honoring COVID-19 frontline heroes

Brand Dubai has partnered with Drone Events of Arab Media Group and AO Drone to share a thank you message to the heroes on the COVID-19 frontline. The message was shared on Twitter by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.

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Dubai’s police hoverbike crashes during test flight

A video has emerged on YouTube of what looks to be the Dubai Police’s hoverbike crashing during a manned test flight. The test pilot doesn’t look like he was injured in the crash, but the hoverbike hit the ground hard, resulting in extensive damage.

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The Hoversurf Hoverbike is a deathtrap, the Dubai Police Department is all-in

As their latest publicity stunt, the Dubai Police department just took ownership of their first hoverbike. The Hoversurf Hoverbike first showed up on the scene in early 2017, back when Hoversurf was still a Russian outfit. Now they are a “California based company,” in the land where dreams come true and FOMO (fear of missing out) money is plentiful. Not that customers are lining up to buy the human blender. The $150,000 hoverbike had to be gifted to the same Dubai police department that can afford Aston Martin and Bugatti supercars.

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