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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 Flying Experience

Dubai Flying Experience

Dubai Seawings Experience Dubai’s skyline now contains some of the world’s most iconic landmarks. The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building and is the magnificent centre piece in Downtown Dubai. The Palm Jumeirah and The World Islands are truly amazing fetes of engineering and construction and the seven star Burj Al Arab, modelled on […]

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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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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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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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Al Maktoum Airport Set To Open on June 27th 2010

Al Maktoum Airport Set To Open on June 27th 2010

Dubai is set to open its 2nd and what is planned to be the World’s largest airport, Al Maktoum International Airport on June 27 2010 with the launch of freighter operations. With just 4 months to go before the opening, Dubai Airports is in advanced talks with airlines, both passenger and cargo, on every continent to start […]

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Al Maktoum Airport Passenger Terminal delayed to 2012

Almaktoum Airport & Dubai World Central

Dubai World Central (DWC) is the emirate’s 140 square km mega construction project  that is twice the size of Hong Kong Island and once it is finished, it will enable the world’s largest airport (Al Maktoum Airport) to go into operation. Once completed, the $8 billion Al Maktoum International Airport, named after the late Sheikh Maktoum […]

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Development on World Islands in Dubai due to begin soon

Development on World Islands in Dubai due to begin soon

Development on the first group of The World islands is expected to start as early as this month while the others await final clearances and permissions from the regulatory body. Major construction activity on the Nakheel project will start in the second quarter of next year with the developer confirming that work will initially begin on as […]

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2 more Islands at The World in Dubai sell for $65 million each!

2 more Islands at The World in Dubai sell for $65 million each!

The Dubai developer Nakheel has confirmed that it has sold 2 more islands on its landmark The World project at an average of $65 million (Dh238.7m) each during July and August of this year, which now leaves just 4 islands on the market. The Managing Director at Nakheel Projects stated that The World continues to be recognised […]

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