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Asscom Middle East, located in Dubai Airport Freezone celebrated the expansion of its current facility by opening an additional new Repair Workshop. The official inauguration of the workshop was attended by Nasser Al Madani, assistant director general of Dubai Airport Freezone, Peter Wiggers, Asscom ME Managing Director and large number of guests.
The newest cargo terminal of Dubai based cargo handler dnata, FreightGate-8 at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), has reported an increase in air cargo volumes of 700 percent for the 2011-12 financial year. In addition to large volumes of ‘standard’ air cargo shipments, dnata said it is increasingly handling unique heavy lift exports that require careful planning and specialised handling equipment.
Dubai Customs has foiled a bid to smuggle a large amount of narcotics into the local market on a flight coming from an Asian country. They found 1.5 million tablets inside. The importing company has a general trade license and is not authorised to import medicine increased their suspicions.
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Emirates has launched the world’s shortest scheduled A380 service from Dubai to Doha, flying a...
The UAE’s four fast growing airlines are expected to announce new aircraft orders worth a total of between $75 and $90 billion at the Dubai Airshow opening next month.
Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts will be out in force at Arabian Travel Market 2011 (ATM) between May 2-5 - promoting its current 13 developments in the Middle East and global expansion, which is concentrated on Asia. The rapidly expanding chain has four more properties coming up in Dubai - Mövenpick Hotel & Residence Jumeirah Lake Towers
Even as airports in the Middle East region are gearing up for massive expansions over the next decade, security systems at these massive facilities are increasingly coming under the scanner with authorities implementing projects, which according to experts involve investments of $100 million to adopt the latest technology and systems to ensure safety of the infrastructure, aircraft and passengers alike.
Dubai marked its transition into a two-airport city last month, with the much-awaited launch of cargo operations at Al Maktoum International. A diverse range of cargo carriers have registered to operate in the airport – which is part of the multi-billion dollar Dubai World Central development – including Aban Air, ACI, Aerospace Consortium, Aviation Service Management, Coyne Airways, EuroAsian Services, Rus Aviation, Sonic Jet, SunGlobal, Skyline and United Aviation Services.
Australia-based hotel chain StayWell Hospitality Group (SWHG) has opened its first hotel in Dubai. The new Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel offers a total of 392 rooms and suites including 180 deluxe rooms and four Burj junior suites. Families taking flights to Dubai can also opt for special rooms that are connected so they do not have to be separated during their stay.
Dubai’s major airport project, the US$34bn Al Maktoum International Airport, is likely to begin full commercial passenger services from 2027, the CEO of Dubai Airports has said. Part of the Dubai World Central (DWC) logistics complex, the new airport will replace Dubai International as the Middle East’s major aviation hub, and is scheduled to be the world’s largest airport by the time it opens.
Cargo tonnage, handled at Dubai International Airport and the new Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International (DWC), which will open later this year, will reach 3 million tonnes by the end of 2015, from 1.9 million in 2009, the company's chief executive officer Paul Griffiths told reporters.
The opening of the TERMINAL on March 14 coincided with the VIP opening night events of Art Dubai and marked the first major exhibition for the highly celebrated cultural initiative in the Gulf. Edge of Arabia, itself, is an experienced traveler, having previously visited London, Venice, Riyadh, Berlin and Istanbul. Now, in partnership with Art Dubai and under the sponsorship of Abdul Latif Jameel Initiatives International, Edge of Arabia arrived at its fifth destination — Dubai.
Sharjah, where local LCC Air Arabia has its main hub, handles around 5000 aircraft movements per month. The remainder of airports in the country – comprising Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, as well as airports in Ras Ali Khaimah and Fujairah – handled just over 1000 movements.
Dubai Airports will use Siemens’ data analytics and smart building technology to guarantee annual energy savings of almost 20 percent per year at Dubai Airports’ facilities, by implementing energy efficiency measures at Terminal 1,...
Dubai Airports rolls out the region’s first cloud-based Flight Information Display Solution at DXB...
Dubai Airports, in partnership with Samsung Electronics and AirportLabs has achieved another first in the region by rolling out an advanced cloud-based Flight Information Display solution along with System on Chip (SoC) display technology...
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...