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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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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 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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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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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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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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Emirates Terminal 3 Welcomes 50 millionth passenger

Emirates Terminal 3 Welcomes 50 millionth passenger

In the celebratory spirit of the Islamic festival of Eid Al Fitr, Dubai Airport, Emirates Airline and Dubai Duty Free (DDF) recently welcomed their 50 millionth passenger to pass through the world’s largest airport terminal, Dubai International Emirates Terminal 3. Parvez Khan, an assistant manager with a hotel in Dubai and a resident of Ajman, […]

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Dubai World Central Signs Agreements with 20 Companies

Dubai World Central Signs Agreements with 20 Companies

20 new companies have signed agreements with Dubai World Central (DWC) over the last 2 months since the opening of Al Maktoum International Airport. The companies who have signed up at DWC are both local and foreign. Dubai World Central and its corresponding units are experiencing an increased interest from local and foreign companies to […]

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