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About two-thirds of the world's economic growth will be generated by emerging markets in the next five years, according to a recent report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit. By 2015, emerging markets are projected to account for 41 per cent of global GDP, compared to an estimated 31 per cent in 2011.
Jet Aviation was granted permission to permanently operate an FBO at Dubai World Central’s (DWC) Al Maktoum International Airport following its appointment as the dedicated ground handling service provider for the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) exhibition in December 2012.
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Specialist advertising companies will compete for the rights to advertise in the new Concourse D at Dubai International Airport. Concourse D will become the new home of more than 100 international airlines when it opens in 2015. The new facility, which will house all gates and extensive commercial outlets, will be linked Terminal 1 via a new elevated train.
Vietnam isn’t the only nation Saudi Airlines Cargo is eying, however. The freight carrier will also launch thrice-weekly service to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central later this month. The route is part of Saudi’s global part charter initiative with DHL Global Forwarding and allows it to directly link Europe to the United Arab Emirates.
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.
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EMIRATES expects plenty of demand for its third daily Sydney flight when it returns to service with a bigger plane in October. The Dubai-based carrier redeployed the Boeing 777-200LR operating the flight last year, but will return with a bigger, 354-seat 777-300ER.
Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ceremony to honour the winners of the Dubai Government Excellence Program will be held in Dubai on 13th this month.
Hubs and spokes have been around for decades, but the map keeps changing as traffic and aircraft performance dictate changes in hub preference. Nowhere is this more obvious than on international routes, where, for example, the Middle East and Singapore have emerged as favored new hubs. They could eclipse such traditional standbys as London and Tokyo.
Dubai World Central (DWC), the region's first aerotropolis, announced today that it has appointed Regus, the world's largest provider of flexible workplaces, to manage an upcoming dedicated Business Centre located at DWC headquarters.
Emirates has added another direct flight to Dubai from Manchester Airport, which started on 1 May. The company's announcement of the extra flights means an increase of 25 per cent in the airline's capacity from Manchester Airport. The new service will be serviced by an Airbus A330-200 aircraft offering passengers three class options.
Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths talks Al Maktoum airport, economic slowdown, transport links and the future. Can you set the record straight on when Al Maktoum Airport will open? It's dead simple and very understandable. Phase one - a nine million passenger terminal - is opening in June 2010.
Emirates was forced to diverted an Airbus A380 to the Indian city of Hyderabad after pilots encountered a technical malfunction, it has been reported. Pilots had initially requested to land at Chennai airport, but the runway was too busy and clearance was therefore not received.
A traveller was deported back to Ahmedabad from Dubai airport on Saturday after officials there suspected that his passport was forged. A Himmatnagar resident Jayshankar Patel arrived on Saturday and was then quizzed by immigration officials at the airport.
The Dubai developer of the Burj Khalifa is increasingly focusing on retail and hotel development to compensate for a slowdown in demand for properties. Emaar has assumed the day-to-day management of the four-star Al Manzil and Qamardeen hotels. The move was intended to yoke the company closer to two of the fastest-growing sectors in the local economy, said Mohamed Alabbar, the chairman of Emaar Properties.
"Yes, we've started hiring people for the new airport. We have set up a small transition team to start operations at the airport and we will add more people as we go by. In the meantime, we are also internally moving people and promoting some who have done well in their existing role," said Paul Griffiths, chief executive in comments published by UAE daily Gulf News.
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...