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Dubai in the Middle East is an excellent place to visit either for work, vacation, shopping, sporting event and Business. This is one place that progresses everyday in terms of construction of new real estate properties like apartment, flats, villas, resorts, buildings and malls.
With business picking up so far in 2011, Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group (EAG) says it is opening a branch in India to take advantage of growing private jet opportunities that are now available in the South Asian country.
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Arabtec, the largest construction company in the UAE, has won a Dh561 million (US$152.7m) contract for the expansion of Dubai International Airport. The award follows Arabtec's Dh636m contract announced last month for infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia.
Al Maktoum International Airport, located in Jebel Ali, Dubai, is the largest greenfield airport project currently under construction in the world. By 2013, it is expected to handle more freight—up to 12 million tonnes per year—than any other cargo airport in the world.
Germany's transport ministry is giving Emirates the cold shoulder by refusing to hold talks on granting the Dubai-based airline rights to land in Berlin, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Friday.
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Emirates airline does passenger and cargo transport (it also includes Dnata, a travel services and ground handling company) while Dubai Airports is the airport management company that runs Dubai Airport's terminals 1, 2 and 3, Dubai Cargo Village as well as the recently opened Al Maktoum International Airport — along with the rest of the Dubai World Central project in Jebel Ali.
INTERNATIONAL. Airport mobile commerce company Airport U has hailed the launch of myDXB, the new mobile app that it developed for Dubai Airports. As reported, myDXB is a mobile application for Apple and Android devices designed to make navigating one of the world’s busiest and largest airports easier.
The emirate is spending $33 billion on Al Maktoum International on expectations its existing hub won’t be able to cope with surging demand.
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Dubai International Airport is currently the second busiest airport in the world and by 2015 it will overtake Heathrow Airport of London, Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group, said. Speaking at the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, Walsh added that what makes the GCC region, particularly the UAE, the centre of the aviation industry boom, is the tax-free system.
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,”
The biennial Dubai Airshow, to be held from November 13 to 17 at the Dubai Airport Expo, is expected to draw as many as 1,000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries and attract more than 55,000 trade visitors.
The Dubai Logistics Corridor, which links sea, land and air, is spread out over an area of approximately 200 square kilometres. The corridor bridges Jebel Ali Port, the sixth-largest container port in the world; Jebel Ali Free Zone, host to more than 6,500 companies; and Dubai World Central, home to Al Maktoum International Airport, which, upon completion, will be the world’s largest airport in both size and volume.
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...