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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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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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Emirates Clark to Dubai

Emirates Boeing 777 to Newcastle

Dubai to Newcastle Emirates is set to add more than 2,000 seats a week to and from Dubai to Newcastle when it introduces a larger aircraft on its daily flight from Newcastle to Dubai from 1st September. A 428-seat Boeing 777-300ER, the longest aircraft to ever operate from Newcastle Airport will replace a 278-seat Airbus […]

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Shopping in Dubai

Shopping in Dubai

Dubai Shopping Dubai is already renowned around the world for its magnificent shopping facilities, malls and stores. The emirate of Dubai is attracting a growing host of international retailers and there are now in fact more global brands in Dubai than in Paris or New York. Dubai’s popularity as a shopping destination is particularly increasing […]

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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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Emirates and Alaska Airlines Frequent Flier Partnership

Emirates and Alaska Airlines Frequent Flier Partnership

Emirates and Alaska Airlines Partnership Emirates and Alaska Airlines have announced the launch of a new frequent flier partnership that will offer travelers the opportunity to accrue Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles when they fly to any of Emirates’ 118 destinations worldwide, including points across Africa, India and the Middle East. Emirates Skywards members can […]

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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 Taxi Child Seats

Dubai Taxi Child Seats

Child Seats on Dubai Airport Taxis Dubai Airports taxi fleet of the Dubai Taxi Corporation at the Roads & Transport Authority will be equipped with free child seats as part of the “Child Safety First” campaign in co-operation with ‘BabyShop’. The campaign, which will runs for 3 months, aims at advancing the awareness of the […]

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Dubai to Milan

Dubai to Milan

Emirates flight to Milan from Dubai Emirates are driving their operations in Europe by introducing a 3rd daily flight from Dubai to Milan from 1st June 2012. This will bring the number of weekly flights from Dubai to Italy to 49. Flight EK101 will depart from Dubai Airport at 03.40 and arrive at Milan Malpensa […]

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