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DWC is mega urban development designed around the Al Maktoum International Airport, which up on completion will become the largest airport in the world. Located within the epicentre of Arab trade, Dubai World Central is creating the region’s first aerotropolis providing multimodal transport, global connectivity and operational predictability in a fast-cycle business environment. “Dubai World Central is fast becoming a location of choice for international players in the regional and international logistics and transport sector,”
UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has made an inspection tour at the Dubai International Airport today.
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Emirates Airlines launched its first nonstop passenger flight connecting Taiwan and Dubai on Monday, targeting growing demand from local tourists and businesspeople.
Dubai will be more affordable than ever this summer with the Emirates Airline global 'Summer Smiles' campaign. Running until 30th September, the promotion coincides with Dubai's 'Global Kids Go Free in Dubai' campaign and Dubai Summer Surprises, when Dubai stores have summer sales.
Alongside 46 truck docks and 80 truck parking spaces will be 12 aircraft stands directly in front of the terminal, while additional interface facilities – east and west cross docks – will be built at Dubai International Airport.
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A new Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) aviation study predicts that the Gulf region will see 250 million passengers using its airports each year by 2020 and that annual Middle East aircraft movements will reach 2.3 million five years later, when the number of people living within range of a single flight reaches some 7 billion.
There was a need for a single air traffic management system to oversee both civil and defence aviation, said the company’s chief executive Paul Griffiths.
The aviation district has been holistically conceived to capitalize on the dynamic aviation industry of the UAE and the region. The move of Dubai Airshow 2013 to Dubai World Central is an example of Dubai’s long-term plan to meet the growing demands of the industry,” said HH Shaikh Ahmed.
Dubai real estate developer Damac Properties is competing with rival Emaar Properties to secure the contract to develop a villa and golf course project, estimated to be worth around AED1bn ($270m), within the compounds of the emirate’s new airport, a senior aviation official exclusively told Arabian Business.
Cargo volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) have surged 382 per cent in the first three months of 2012, according to the quarterly traffic report issued by Dubai Airports on Wednesday. The airport, now only in its second full year of operation, recorded a 382.2 per cent increase in cargo volumes to 50,062 tonnes in the first quarter of the year, compared to 10,381 tonnes in the first three months of 2011.
Dubai International, the world’s second busiest hub for international passengers recorded its tenth consecutive month with more than 5 million travellers, according to the monthly traffic report for October issued today by airport operator Dubai Airports.
Emirates Airline has lined up financing for the delivery of billions of dollars' worth of new aircraft and is set to tap the bond market for more cash in the near future. The cash injection comes as the airline prepares to accelerate its fleet expansion as it receives more Airbus A380 superjumbos and Boeing 777-300ERs, putting new demands on its financing abilities.
Right in the middle of the NBAA Convention is precisely the right time to begin thinking about December’s Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show in Dubai, the fifth edition since the show began in 2005. This year’s event runs from December 11 to 13, but at a new location, Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport (OMDW), a 25-minute drive south of the City of Dubai.
So Dubai has the new Al Maktoum International Airport, already partly open. On completion it will be the world's largest passenger and cargo hub. Up to four aircraft will be able to land simultaneously, 24 hours a day, on parallel runways.
Dubai International Airport recorded strong growth in passenger numbers in the first five months of the year as it witnessed a more than 13 per cent increase over last year's corresponding period. Dubai Airports on Monday reported a 10.4 per cent year-on-year increase in May for passenger numbers. Passenger traffic reached 4.4 million in May 2012 compared to the 3.9 million passengers who passed through the Dubai airport during the same month in 2011, according to the company.
Strategic partners are on top of Dubai Airports priorities regarding its strategic plan 2017-2025 to achieve their aspirations of making Dubai International Airport an international model in service and satisfying customers in compliance with...
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has unveiled a unique decal featuring a rose on one of its Boeing 777-F freighter aircraft ahead of Valentine’s day. The decal, installed at the Emirates Aircraft...
Emirates is cutting fares on US routes in a move likely to stoke fresh tensions with American rivals. It comes just two days after Emirates announced it would start a new daily service from Dubai...
The UAE will have to open up more military airspace for civilian aircraft to help ease air traffic congestion and allow airports meet their targets, according to an aviation expert. On Tuesday, Dubai Airports said...
Dubai International Airport, the hub for Emirates airline, expects passenger growth to slow over the next eight years due to capacity limitations, the operator's chief executive said on Tuesday. The world's busiest international airport registered...
Etihad Airways announced the exit of long-time chief executive officer James Hogan and will review the web of holdings he created in other airlines as the Persian Gulf company struggles with mounting losses from investments in Air...