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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, […]

September 23, 2010 | By More

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 […]

August 25, 2010 | By More

Emirates Purchases 30 Boeing 777

Emirates Airline has placed an order yesterday with Boeing for an additional 30 777-300ER aircraft, worth approximately $9.1 billion (Dh33.4 billion) in list prices. The new order by Emirates adds to the fleet of 71 777-300ERs previously ordered, of which 53 aircraft are currently in service. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum witnessed the […]

July 20, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airports Consider Use of Face Recognition Cameras

The 2 Airports in Dubai, Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport are considering the use of face recognition cameras to enhance security at the airports in Dubai. New hi-tech cameras will be installed at Dubai Airport and Al Maktoum Airport to ensure better security measures as 732 criminal cases have been registered this […]

July 19, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airports Scrap Full Body Security Scanners

Police in Dubai have announced that full-body security scanners will not be used at the airports due to the fact that the devices do not correspond with national customs and ethics Ahmad Mohammad Bin Thani, head of airport security said that the security scanners “contradict Islam,” andf that the idea was scrapped “out of respect […]

July 16, 2010 | By More

Al Maktoum Airport Officially Opens Today

Al Maktoum Airport which is expected to eventually be the world’s largest Airport officially opens today on 27th June 2010 making the emirate of Dubai a two-airport city, as it aspires to build itself into a global logistics hub. The new airport in Dubai received its first test flight on the 21st June with Emirates Flight […]

June 27, 2010 | By More

Al Maktoum International Airport

Latest reports have announced that Al Maktoum Airport is scheduled to begin passenger operations from March 2011. Al Maktoum Airport is set to open this month on 27th June 2010 for cargo flights and will be the centrepiece of the $33 USD billion Dubai World Central megaproject which is planned to be the world’s largest […]

June 8, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airport Launches Silent Project

Dubai Airports has introduced the first ‘silent airport’ project aimed at significantly improving the ambiance both inside and outside Dubai Airport by eliminating unnecessary announcements and banning noisy aircraft. The ‘silent airport’ project will dramatically reduce the number of public announcements made across all 3 terminals at Dubai Airport which has become the world’s 4th […]

June 8, 2010 | By More

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 […]

March 1, 2010 | By More

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 […]

February 10, 2010 | By More