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Import of fresh fruits, vegetables and plants continues to grow in the region

Both trade shows, which hosted over 3,500 visitors last year, will take place side by side at the Dubai Airport Expo from September 26-28, 2011. Organisers are expecting an increase of visitors by 25 per cent compared to last year’s events.
Terminal 1 at Abu Dhabi Airport, one of the fastest-expanding airports in the world. Delores Johnson / The National

Dubai and Abu Dhabi airports marked as winners

Residents of Dubai or Abu Dhabi - congratulations. According to a lecture given at a futurology conference in London last week, the cities have already been earmarked as the winners of the decades to come because of one all-important feature, and it's not oil.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates "Phase1" of Al Maktoum International Airport

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated the first phase of Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali.

Dubai Airport's Lorne Riley on Inside Business, City 7 TV. 27/06/10. Segment 2.

Presenter Katie Jensen speaks with Dubai Airport's Lorne Riley about the opening of the biggest airport in the world - the Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai.

Emirates A380 showers and lounge

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Tensator to showcase innovative products at 2011 Dubai Airport Show

World queue management specialist Tensator FZE will again be exhibiting at the Airport Show 2011 in Dubai, showcasing its extensive range of digital media platforms, electronic queuing call forward systems, display signage products and passenger guidance system.

Emirates A380 returns to New York

Filipino business and leisure travelers now again have unparalleled access to the United States of America with Emirates A380’s return to New York last October, providing high-end tourists from Manila and hardworking Filipino professionals a whole new dimension in luxury air travel, comfort, and expediency.
Image Credit: Abdel-Krim Kallouche/Gulf News The Smart Gate on Display at The Airport Show 2013 at the Trade Center Exhibition hall in Dubai.

Dubai Airport’s Terminal 3 to get 14 more e-gates

The smart e-gate system which went operational at Dubai International airport’s Terminal 3 from January 1 this year is being expanded with 14 new e-gates becoming operational in a month’s time, taking the number of smart e-gates to 28, according to emaratech, the company which has engineered and powered the project.

Abu Dhabi Int’l sees over 24m passengers in 2016, up 5.1%

Abu Dhabi International registered more than 24 million passengers passing through its terminals during 2016, according to new statistics released on Wednesday. A total of...


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Emirates A380 makes inaugural landing in Johannesburg

Johannesburg welcomed its first scheduled Emirates A380 service yesterday, as flight EK761 from Dubai arrived at O R Tambo International Airport. Johannesburg, the economic powerhouse of South Africa, is the first destination for the double-decker in Africa and the sixteenth destination on the Emirates A380 network.

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