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“They were able to design the airline model and the infrastructure models. They opened the biggest airport in the world,” he said, referring to the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, designed to handle 120 million passengers a year. “Less than 30 years ago they were able to start with a blank piece of paper and move ahead.”
Spa-goers across the UAE and beyond will be keen to know Palazzo Versace Dubai has opened The SPA. Located on the ground floor of the...
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First cargo flight out of the new $33 billion project, Al Maktoum International Airport at Jebel Ali will take off on June 25, top executives said.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the third edition of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature on Thursday where he met with writers and literary figures taking part in the event.
Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE’s largest exchange network and provider of worldwide remittance and foreign exchange services, opened its newest branch in Dubai International Airport-Terminal 1 departure area. The inaugural ceremony of the company’s latest branch was led by Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager of Al Ansari Exchange.
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Dubai Airports, which is celebrating 50 years of successful journeying, is fully equipped with advanced technology and ready to take the challenge of rising demand from its stakeholders, specially Emirates airline, a top executive of the company said. Dubai Airports owns and manages the operation and development of both of Dubai’s airports — Dubai International as well as the upcoming Dubai World Central — Al Maktoum International.
Dubai Customs has announced that work with the temporary import of what is called ATA Carnet for the Temporary Admission of goods. These goods and professional equipment will be brought into the country for a short period of time to serve a certain occasion will be from the first of April 2011 in compliance to Istanbul Agreement.
Air Transport World praised the airline, which offers regular flights to Dubai from destinations worldwide, for its focus on improving passenger comfort and efficiency. Perry Flint, editorial director of Air Transport World, said: "Customers have a choice to fly Emirates, given that more than 125 airlines serve Dubai.
VIRGIN Australia has told the competition watchdog it believes the Qantas-Emirates tie-up does not produce public benefits that outweigh the proposals anti-competitive detriment. Australia’s second biggest carrier, which is 10 per cent owned by Etihad and has its own marketing alliance with the Abu Dhabi-based carrier, said the proposal raised complex issues across many markets including some in which its rivals would have a big combined market share.
Dubai World Central handled 89,729 tonnes of airfreight during its first full calendar year of operations. In 2011 the gateway's average monthly air cargo volumes totalled 7,477 tonnes compared with the 795 tonnes per month recorded during its first half year of operations in 2010.
The event will have the support of DCAA, Dubai Airports and Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) among others. International security companies like ARINC, CEM Systems and Smiths Detection are due to participate.
A Malaysian airline crew member has been arrested for allegedly stealing an iPhone 4G of a traveller from Dubai International Airport Terminal II last month. Dubai Public Prosecution is currently interrogating the suspect.
One of Dubai International Airport’s two runways will close for renovation for 80 days from today. The base carriers at the airport — Emirates Airline and flydubai — are bearing 52.8 per cent of the total required reduction, while the restriction of freighters and charter operators, along with other scheduled passenger airlines will make up for the rest of the reduction.
Local flights between UAE airports were in the fifth position with 3,098 movements. Fujairah International Airport witnessed 334 movements, while Al Ain Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport had 218 and 102 air traffic movements respectively. The recently opened Al Maktoum International Airport witnessed four movements as cargo operations slowly ramp up.
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...