Approximate flight path of Flash Airlines flight 604 that crashed off Sharm el Sheikh on January 3, 2004. The flight path has been compiled based on ATC radar return coordinates, matched with FDR and CVR data.
Flash Airlines Flight 604 was a charter flight operated by Egyptian charter company Flash Airlines. On 3 January 2004, the Boeing 737-300 crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, killing all 142 passengers, many of them French tourists, and all 6 crew members. The findings of the crash investigation are controversial, with accident investigators...
This imposing building distinguished by its four elegant wind-towers, stands along the famous Creek of Bur Dubai. It was built in 1896 and was the residence of the Ruler. It takes its name from Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum, who resided there until his death in 1958.
Although built some 700 hundred years ago by Abu Said Al-Mubarak Bin Ali Al-Mukharrami, this school is famous for being the living and teaching place of his pupil, Sheikh Abd Al-Kadir Al-Gailani. The Sufi Sheikh was later burried at this site in 1165. The Ottoman Sultan, Sulaiman the Magnificent, laid the foundation plans for much of ...
Sheikh Zayed Road is a highway in western Dubai, United Arab Emirates and runs from Trade Centre Roundabout to the border with the emirate of Abu Dhabi, in the area of Jebel Ali. It is the centrepiece of a new Central Business District which includes buildings such as the Emirates Towers, the tallest buildings in the Middle East, and many ne...
The building houses a hotel (153m/502f, 40 stories, 2001),
with 321 guest rooms and suites.
Dusit Dubai is an iconic designed five-star hotel, conveniently located on Sheikh Zayed Road in central Dubai, which combines the latest in luxury amenities with traditional Thai hospitality.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai is Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts' first venture in the United Arab Emirates and, since opening in July 2003, the hotel has set new standards in service, hospitality and value for money. The 200 metre tall, 43 storey hotel is situated on Sheikh Zayed Road close to Dubai's business centres and tourist attractions.
The Jumeirah Grand Mosque was built by order of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the late ruler of Dubai and is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in Dubai. Construction of the mosque began in 1975 and was completed in 1978. The mosque is built in the Islamic Fatimy style and has a capacity to house 1,200 worshippers.
The Chelsea Tower Dubai (250m/820f, 50 stories, 2005)is a high rise contemporary hotel, sited opposite Dubai International Financial Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road. Jumeirah Beach is only 10 minutes drive away. The hotel offers a delightful Olympic sized pool. Apartments at the Chelsea Tower Dubai are very well fitted with a host of modern amenities, and have distant views across Dubai City.
The Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel was the first hotel in the Sheikh Zayed Road area and is currently the flagship hotel of Holiday Inn in the Middle East.
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