In mid-2010, it opened a second international airport, Al Maktoum International, for cargo operations, and soon that will include passenger traffic. The airport says it expects that Al Maktoum will eventually become the world's largest airport, with an annual capacity of 160 million passengers and 12 million tonnes of cargo.
Dubai's airport saw 22.6 percent growth in passenger traffic for February, versus the same month last year, driven by an increase in capacity through Western Europe, India and the Middle East routes.
Passenger traffic rose at Dubai International Airport while cargo volumes declined slightly last month, Dubai Airports said yesterday. The company said its gains came even as political unrest caused passenger traffic in the Middle East and North Africa to drop by 47,000 compared with the same period last year.
Al Maktoum International, Dubai’s second international air hub, is designed to be the world’s largest airport when it is fully completed. Dubai Airports, which owns and manages the operation and development of both of Dubai’s airports — Dubai International as well as the newly-opened Dubai World Central — Al Maktoum International, is celebrating golden jubilee of Dubai International today.
Danube Building Materials, a leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, has announced today (05 May 2011) the opening of its new AED 40 million, state-of-the-art warehouse in Jafza South.
The Paris Air Show in June was notable for the absence of a big US military presence. Defence chiefs and major contractors were hard to spot.
Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the ideal way to keep warm in an airplane cabin, but...
Moody's Investors Service has today downgraded by one notch to B2 from B1 the long-term foreign and local currency issuer ratings of Jebel Ali Free Zone FZE ("Jafz") and converted them into a corporate family rating (CFR) and a probability of default rating (PDR)
In a land of superlatives — the biggest shopping mall, the tallest skyscraper — construction workers have been toiling in the desert to add one more: the world’s biggest airport. That’s what Al Maktoum International Airport will be when it’s finished, a monstrous aerial hub with five runways and three sprawling terminals able to handle upwards of 160 million passengers a year.
The University of Dubai (UD), a prestigious university in the UAE established by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently held its second annual job fair at the UD campus in Al Masaood Building.
Gulfood 2011 was inaugurated this morning (Sunday) by HH. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance and Dubai Deputy Ruler, with the global food industry expecting unprecedented business opportunities at the world's largest annual food, drink, and hospitality exhibition.
This year's air show will be the last to be held at Dubai Airport Expo, confirms Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports. "The next Dubai Airshow would be held at the new premises at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International in 2013, and will for the first time likely include a public viewing gallery," he told Gulf News.