Arabian Reach announces DWC-Dubai Aviation City Corporation Executive Chairman to be the Keynote Speaker...

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Ajman and Dubai Airport free zones in cooperation

Senior officials from Ajman Free Zone visited Dubai Airport Free Zone last month, as part of a programme to encourage the exchange of best practices between the UAE’s various free zones. Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Nuaimi, director of planning and strategic development at Ajman Free Zone, head the delegation, which was welcomed by Nasser Al Madani, assistant director general of Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority.

Dubai Airports rolls out the region’s first cloud-based Flight Information Display Solution at DXB...

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Emirates's Record A380 Jet Order Is `Not Enough,' Clark Says

Dubai is developing a second airport, Dubai World Central- Al Maktoum International, which opened to cargo carriers in June and will start serving scheduled passenger flights in March. The government aims to make Al Maktoum the world’s busiest airport, with eventual capacity for 160 million travelers, and Emirates will shift its base there.

Dubai planning world's biggest airport

The emirate has announced plans to construct the largest passenger terminal on the planet, with five runways planned for the site. Named the Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International, the site opened last June for cargo flights, but it is hoped it that passenger flights will begin there is 2013.

British Airways boss calls Gulf airlines ‘significant threat’

DXB is set to overtake Heathrow as the busiest aviation hub in the world in the near future. And this is before the gigantic new Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali comes online, with capacity for 160 million passengers per year in the early 2020s. By then, industry analysts reckon more than 200 million passengers will use Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha each year.

November's Dubai Airshow salutes UAE Aerospace development as federation celebrates 40th anniversary

November's Dubai Airshow is showcasing the development of the aerospace industry in the United Arab Emirates as the country celebrates its 40th anniversary just two weeks later on 2 December 2011.

Emirates's Record A380 Jet Order Is `Not Enough,' Clark Says

Dubai is developing a second airport, Dubai World Central- Al Maktoum International, which opened to cargo carriers in June and will start serving scheduled passenger flights in March. The government aims to make Al Maktoum the world’s busiest airport, with eventual capacity for 160 million travelers, and Emirates will shift its base there.
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