Category: Al Maktoum Airport

  
Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports CEO

An Interview with Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

Flying has changed a lot in its 100-year history, from entertainment-free and pricey flights to double-decker aircraft with wi-fi connections. And now Dubai is planning to also radically advance the entire experience before boarding the plane, from travelling to the airport to checking in luggage and passing through security and immigration. Dubai Airports CEO Paul […]

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PAL Increase Flights to Dubai

PAL Increase Flights to Dubai

Flights to Dubai Increased by PAL PAL Express has confirmed that it will be increasing its flights to Dubai by the end of this month. In a statement released earlier this week, the airline announced that it would fly to Dubai 6 times weekly from Manila beginning on 30th March 2014. Flights will be operated […]

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Dubai set to be World's Largest Airport

Dubai set to be World’s Largest Airport

Dubai to Overtake Heathrow as Worlds Largest Airport Dubai is set to overtake Heathrow by 2016 as the world’s largest international airport. Last year Heathrow Airport handled 69.4 million passengers. With both parties opposing expansion and the building of a 3rd runway, it is set to be overtaken by Dubai international. By 2020 Dubai Airport […]

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Dubai Airport Concourse 3

Dubai Airport Concourse 3

Concourse 3 Dubai International Airport CEO Paul Griffiths has announced on the Dubai-based Business Breakfast radio programme that Dubai Airport’s Concourse 3 Terminal is targeting a January 2013 opening. The world’s first dedicated facility for A380’s will be home to Emirates’ growing fleet of superjumbos and feature dedicated first and business class lounges. The expansion […]

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Flydubai to shift to Al Maktoum Airport

Flydubai to shift to Al Maktoum Airport

Flydubai is set to shift operations to Al Maktoum Airport in Jebel Ali, according to Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum,  President of Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline and Group. The move aims to reduce traffic congestion at Dubai Airport following increasing traffic and growth of fleets. Sheikh […]

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Dubai to Overtake Heathrow as Worlds Largest Airport

Dubai Airport set to be World’s number 2 this year

Upcoming winter airline schedules are set to catapult Dubai Airport into the place of the world’s 2nd busiest international airport. Dubai airport is currently the world’s 4th busiest, but the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) has predicted that it will be second only to London Heathrow in terms of passenger traffic by November 2011. […]

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Dubai Overtakes Heathrow as Worlds Number 1 Airport

Dubai Airport to be Worlds Busiest by 2015

Dubai Airport is on course to be the worlds busiest international airport by 2015 as it expects to handle approximately 75 million passengers by 2015 and 98 million passengers by 2020. The latest reports from Dubai Airports makes for very positive reading for travellers heading to Dubai as it shows signs that more and more people […]

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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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Dubai Airport set to expand capacity

Dubai Airport set to expand capacity

Dubai Airports have stated that they will open its new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum Airport before the end of 2011. CEO of Dubai Airports, Paul Griffith, told reporters… “We are currently reviewing the master plan for the new airport “With everything going on time and according to schedule, we are reviewing the opening date […]

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RTA opens Phase 4 of Dubai Bypass Road

RTA opens Phase 4 of Dubai Bypass Road

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened Phase 4 of the Dubai Bypass Road (better known as Trucks Road) linking up with Al Faya Road, Seih Shuaib and Abu Dhabi, better known as ‘Trucks Road’. The Dubai Bypass project extends from Sharjah to the outskirts of Abu Dhabi and also provides an alternative to […]

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DHL Begins Operations at Al Maktoum Airport

DHL Begins Operations at Al Maktoum Airport

The world’s leading logistics company DHL has announced that Danzas AEI Emirates, its joint venture with Al Tayer Group, has commenced operations at Dubai World Central (DWC) with its first cargo charter flight taking off from the newly-opened Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali. This is part of Danzas’ commitment to the multi-billion DWC […]

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