Top April Fools' Pranks in the UAE

  • Publish date: Thursday، 01 April 2021
Top April Fools' Pranks in the UAE
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It's April Fools' Day the time to get creative! Since people in the UAE are very familiar with creativity in all it’s forms, companies and residents showed no mercy.

Here is a round up of some of the best April Fools' Day pranks in the UAE this year

WhatsApp PDF

We as a company got April Fooled by our CEO with a WhatsApp message as follows:

Employees received a pdf on the companys WhatsApp group with the title "Dubai lockdown guidelines from tonight” WhatsApp indicates on the message that it has been "forwarded many times".

But when you open the message, there’s just an April Fools' Day message.

Top April Fools' Pranks in the UAETop April Fools' Pranks in the UAE

Emirates's Wedding in the Sky

Emirates Airlines wrote in a tweet " We're taking love to new heights! Emirates is pleased to launch a special Wedding Service for those who want to tie the knot at 40,000 feet.” Plan your perfect day on our @Airbus.A380, now available on select routes.

Based on the accompanying photograph, the weddings looked set to take place in the business class bar on the A380s – a dream wedding venue for any aviation geeks out there.  But the wedding date was: April 1, 2021.

Careem's brunch

The ride-booking app said the following in a press release "Available from today, the Careem Brunch will appear as a new ride-hailing option, where customers will be picked up by Brunch Captains who will then provide a picnic basket with over 20 food items put together from a list of the most popular food spots in Dubai,"

The app is suggesting that it could bring brunch to users, and then take them on the road, with live entertainment for the drive.

No prank from Google

The mega search engine company said in an internal memo: "As you will remember, last year we made the decision to pause our longstanding Google tradition of celebrating April Fools’ Day, out of respect for all those fighting Covid-19. With much of the world still grappling with serious challenges, we feel we should again pause the jokes for April Fools’ Day this year. Like we did last year, we should continue to find appropriate ways to bring moments of joy to our users throughout the year."

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