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Etihad to launch service to Washington, D.C. in 2013

The US capital will be Etihad Airways' fourth destination in North America, after having launched service to Toronto in 2005, New York in 2006 and Chicago in 2009. According to the airline, the Washington metropolitan area represents America's second-largest market flying to the Middle East, after New York.
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Dubai Airport foils drug smuggling attempts

The Anti Narcotics Section at the Dubai International Airport has foiled a number of drug smuggling attempts over the past three weeks. It would have been very difficult to discover the drugs if it were not for the cooperation of the Dubai Police.

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport hits new record

Dubai International began the new year in top gear as monthly traffic in January reached an all-time high of eight million passengers, according to...

Emirates set to suspend Nigeria flights as currency crisis deepens

Two international airlines have announced plans to suspend flights to the Nigerian capital Abuja by next month due to falling demand as a currency...

Boeing forecasts 200,000 new aviation jobs in UAE, rest of Mideast

Dubai: Airlines in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East will require an additional 200,000 personnel to support the growing demand for...

Blow to A380 as Singapore Airlines decides not to extend lease on first superjumbo

Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) will not extend the lease on its first Airbus A380 jet when it expires next year, a further blow for...

Tech firm says working with Dubai on drone tracking system

Exponent Technology Services has announced it is cooperating with Dubai's aviation regulator on new technology to actively track drones operating in the emirate. Exponent said...
The model of Al Maktoum International Airport and its surrounding areas is a main attraction at the Airport Show, in Dubai. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National

Dubai to issue tender for Al Maktoum International airport expansion

Dubai will later this month issue the first tender for the Dh120 billion expansion of its second airport in the south of the emirate.

Mohammed bin Rashid announces development of ‘Dubai Harbour’

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the development of...


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Passenger traffic at DWC surges 95.4% in the first half

Dubai, UAE – August 22, 2016 – Passenger traffic at Dubai’s second airport, Dubai World Central (DWC) continued the upward trend in the first...

Dubai International soars to a record

"Robust passenger traffic growth continues despite high fuel prices and growing economic uncertainty in Europe and the US," said Paul Griffiths, the chief executive of Dubai Airports, which manages Dubai International and the new Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali. "This is being driven by the addition of new routes and frequencies."

Emirates rounds off a year of growth with fleet and product...

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, rounded off another year of growth in 2016, underlined by fleet and network expansion, as well as customer...

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