Category: Dubai Airport News

  
Emirates A380 service to USA

Emirates A380 service to USA

Dubai-based Emirates Airline is expanding its presence in the United States by adding a second daily A380 flight to New York’s JFK International Airport. Starting 1st January, Emirates will begin offering almost 1,000 additional seats in both directions on flights between Dubai and New York on the modern A380 aircraft. The airline will replace the […]

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Emirates A380 to Moscow

Emirates A380 to Moscow

Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is to deploy the Airbus A380 on services to Moscow Domodedovo later this year. It will operate the 517-seat aircraft on one of its two daily rotations from Dubai beginning on 1st December. Domodedovo airport’s operator, East Line Group, says the A380 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER on the route. “Since […]

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Emirates Flight to Lisbon

Emirates Flight to Lisbon

Emirates has further extended its European reach by starting its first daily non-stop service from Dubai to Lisbon.This comes just 6 days after launching flights from Dubai to Barcelona in Spain. Emirates has become the only carrier in the Middle East operating into Portugal with a daily non-stop service, doing more than just transporting passengers […]

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Yotel Airport Hotels

Yotel Airport Hotels

Airports are no place to sleep, as any weary traveler who has tried to grab a few minutes shuteye during a layover can attest. But that may be changing, thanks to a new breed of short-stay, pay-by-the-hour micro-hotels popping up in airport terminals around the world. Based loosely on the concept of the Japanese “capsule […]

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Dubai Taxi Booking system

Dubai Taxi Booking system

The Roads & Transport Authority in Dubai is always keen on using the latest technologies in delivering a diverse package of services as well as upgrading them to bring them at par with the best international standards adopted in advanced countries, out of its firm commitment to deliver smooth, speedy and transparent services to meet […]

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Dubai Airport wins Global Award

Dubai Airport wins Global Award

Dubai Airport was declared winner for ‘best use of a social media platform’ in the international airports category at the first ever Travel & Leisure Social Media in Travel & Tourism Awards (Smittys) announced in New York. The submission that won Dubai Airports the recognition was the now famous flash mob at Dubai International which […]

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Passport Control Queues at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport Passport Control

Passport Control Queues at Dubai Airport Lenghty Dubai Airport passport control queues could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new high-tech system which is under consideration by the organisation that runs Dubai International Airport. An official for Dubai Airport has revealed that one of the systems would improve the process of […]

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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 Show 2012

Dubai Airport Show 2012

Dubai International Airport Show – May 22, 2012 The 12th edition of the Dubai Airport Show will be held on the 22nd-24th May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and […]

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Dubai Airport Introduce Info Zones

Dubai Airport Introduce Info Zones

Info Zones at Dubai Airport New state of the art high-tech ‘information zones’ at Dubai International Airport have now been introduced. The dedicated zones, which have been designed by local boutique Almax Design, have been introduced to replace traditional information desks at Dubai airport. HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Airports […]

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Record Month at Dubai Airport

Record Month at Dubai Airport

Dubai International Airport has begun 2012 on a strong note with record monthly passenger traffic of over 4.85 million in January. Passenger traffic in January reached 4.852 million passengers, surpassing the previous record of 4,724,109 of July 2011, and a 14% increase compared to 4.254 million recorded in January 2011. The 14% upsurge is the […]

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