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Dubai airport aims for 90 million passengers in 2017

Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths has said he wants to bring 90 million passengers through Dubai International Airport by the end of 2017 –...

Dubai International retains world's busiest airport title; handles 78m passengers in...

Dubai International saw through over 78 million passengers in 2015, more than enough to retain its title of the world’s busiest airport for international passengers, operator Dubai Airports said on Monday.

A record-breaking number of travellers in Dubai airports this weekend

Emirates is expecting a record-breaking number of travellers this weekend, with 34,000 people checking into Emirates’ Terminal 3 facilities on Friday December 18.

Dubai to spend $32bn on DWC airport expansion

Dubai is to spend $32 billion expanding Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC), making it the world’s largest airport and increasing its ultimate capacity by 25 percent to more than 200 million passengers a year when it is complete.

Dubai International Airport remains strong

Passenger traffic at Dubai International remained above the five million mark for the 19th straight month in July despite the closure of its two runways for maintenance and upgrading for a period of 80 days.


Are you traveling from Dubai Airport this summer? Dubai International re-opened its two runways on 21 July after an 80-day closure. On the day it re-opened, the airport handled an additional 31 per cent air traffic than during its runway closure.

Dubai International Airport “On Track” To Reopen Runway On July 21

Dubai International Airport is on track to reopen its northern runway on July 21, as scheduled, ending an 80-day runway refurbishment and upgrade programme.

Dubai airport to axe 26% flights during runway upgrade

A total of eight airlines have applied for slots at Al Maktoum International, the city's second airport located at Dubai World Central (DWC), during the 80-day runway repairs at Dubai International.

DTC starts installing interactive LCDs in taxis

Mansour Rahma Al Falasi, Acting CEO of DTC said, "This project is part of DTC's plan to avail edge-cutting technologies and smart services to customers. A three-year contract to this effect was awarded to Techno Line Company at the end of last year, under which 3,500 DTC taxicabs will be fitted with LCD screens to keep pace with state-of-the-art technologies and avail the technology of WIFI mobile internet connectivity.

VIDEO: New Dubai airport will be 'the largest hub in the...

Chief executive of Dubai Airports Paul Griffiths gave the BBC's Nima Aby Wardeh a tour of Al Maktoum International.