Archive for March, 2011

  
Dubai Airport Flights Update

Dubai Airport Flights Update

Emirates boosts Manchester to Dubai service. Emirates is to offer a 3rd daily non-stop flight from Manchester to Dubai. The airline will start the new service, operated by an Airbus A330-200 aircraft in a 3-class configuration, on 1st May 2011. The move increases the Emirate’s capacity from Manchester Airport to Dubai by 25%. It will […]

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Al Maktoum Airport Passenger Terminal for 2012

Al Maktoum Airport Passenger Terminal for 2012

The opening of the passenger terminal at Al Maktoum airport is expected to be further delayed to 2012. Plans are currently underway to add larger aircrafts and higher passenger numbers over the next year or so for Al Maktoum airport to become a scheduled passenger and cargo airport during 2012. The opening of Al Maktoum […]

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Emirates Now Worlds Third Largest Carrier

Emirates Now Worlds Third Largest Carrier

Dubai based Emirates Airline has recently been named as the world’s third largest airline by capacity with 144 aircraft in its fleet. Emirates has now overtaking US carrier United and sits only behind Delta and American Airlines. Emirates Airline will produce 16.9 billion available seat kilometres (ASKs) in March 2011, up 9.9 % year-on-year while […]

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Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

Jebel Ali Metro Station opens in Dubai

The recent opening of the Jebel Ali Metro Station in Dubai now brings the number of Dubai Metro stations opened on the red line to 27. The Jebel Ali Metro Station is unique with respect to the fact that it is the only metro station in Dubai built at ground level. The Jebel Ali Metro […]

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