Since the turn of the year, paper bus ticket on intercity bus trips are no longer available as a payment method in Dubai. Instead, commuters are required to pay for the trip with a Nol card.
Rasul Syed Mirza Ghalib, the principal of the school in Al Nahda area, said the driver had switched on the ignition so that he could cool off the bus with the air conditioning, not realising that the vehicle was in gear. The bus lurched back and hit the children, he said.
While coming into land, the Airbus A330-200 pilot spotted another aircraft already on the same runway and took off immediately after initially touching down. "Emirates flight EK 523 from Trivandrum to Dubai landed at 0722 on November 7, 2010. The aircraft initiated a go-around sequence at the time of landing, after momentarily touching the runway,” an Emirates spokesperson said, in an emailed reply to Arabian Business.