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Concourse D at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airports Concourse D Update

Dubai Airports has announced that Concourse D would open later this year to become the new home to nearly 100 airlines that currently operate from Concourse C. The new concourse D at Dubai Airport is part of a Dh4.3 billion investment for new and upgraded facilities for the more than 110 international airlines that operate […]

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Dubai Airport Smart E-gates

Dubai Airport Smart E-gates

Smart E-gates at Dubai Airport The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) will be installing 40 Smart e-Gates across Dubai Airport terminals to ease passenger entry and exit. The system, equipped with retinal scan using a high-accuracy camera, will eliminate the need for the eye scan and e-Gate card currently issued by the […]

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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 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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Dubai Airport Virtual Assistant

Dubai Airport Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistants Dubai Airport Dubai Airport has introduced 4 bilingual virtual assistants at Dubai Airport to communicate important travel information to more than 50 million passengers that pass through Dubai airport each year. The state-of-the-art digital signage solutions use the very latest in rear-projected audio visual technology to create the illusion of a real person, […]

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Dubai Airport Snooze Cube Sleep box

Dubai Airport Snooze Cube Sleep box

Snooze Cube Dubai Airport Dubai International Airport has become the first airport in the region to introduce modular sleeping pods that offer travellers comfort, privacy, entertainment and connectivity at the world’s 4th busiest airport for international passenger traffic. The sleep boxes at Dubai Airport called SnoozeCube contains a full-sized bed, a touch-screen television offering a […]

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Lufthansa Lounge at Dubai Airport

Lufthansa Lounge at Dubai Airport

Lufthansa has opened its new Senator Lounge located within the Terminal 1 departures terminal at Dubai Airport. After extensive construction works, the new Lufthansa Senator Lounge at Dubai Airport replaces the previous venue which was in fact a combined Business and Senator lounge. The new lounge at Dubai International has been designed in accordance with […]

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Record Month at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport Expansion

Dubai Airports has been given the go-ahead to launch a $7.8 billion expansion programme to boost capacity at Dubai International Airport from 60 million to 90 million passengers per year by 2018. With terminal expansion twice the footprint of London Heathrow Terminal 5, additional aircraft movements will be accommodated on the ground with the addition […]

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2010 sees sales of $1.25b at Dubai Duty Free

2010 sees sales of $1.25b at Dubai Duty Free

The world’s largest airport retailer Dubai Duty Free has reached year-end sales of $1.25 billion which reflects a 9.6% increase compared to $1.14 billion sales that Duty free at Dubai airport achieved in 2009. Dubai Duty Free can reflect on another busy and successful year that has seen a number of significant developments for the […]

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Dubai Airport E-Gate Services

Dubai Airport E-Gate Services

E-gates at Dubai International Airport have seen a significant increase in the number of passengers arriving and departing throughout the last 10 months. Close to 3 million passengers passed through the e-gates at Dubai Airport during 2010 as compared to just over 2.7 million in 2009. As part of the co-operation with the government bodies, […]

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