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Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker Planning Large Aircraft Order Soon

Qatar Airways said it’s poised to make a major jetliner purchase, adding to a backlog of more than 340 outstanding orders for Boeing Co....

Emirates airline orders 50 more Boeing 777s

Emirates and Boeing Co. valued the unexpectedly large deal for an extended range version of the 777-300 at $18 billion — the total by list price — though the carrier is unlikely to pay that much. Airlines typically negotiate big discounts, especially when buying in bulk.

New Dubai Airport To Open End-2013

Dubai's new Al Maktoum Airport, which began cargo operations two years ago, expects to open its long-delayed passenger terminal by the end of 2013, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said on Tuesday. Sheikh Ahmed is president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and chairman of Dubai Airports.

Emirates inks codeshare deal with Brazilian carrier GOL

Emirates and Brazilian carrier GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes  have announced a new codeshare and frequent flyer programme partnership. The codeshare partnership has been filed to...

Drone incursion in Dubai diverts 40 flights

Dubai: Saturday’s unauthorised drone activity that led to the closure of Dubai International Airport (DXB) caused the diversion of 40 inbound flights, almost twice...

DXB passenger traffic reaches record 40.5 million in H1

Dubai, UAE – August 7, 2016 – Dubai International’s (DXB) passenger traffic reached a record 40.5 million passengers in the first half of 2016...

Dubai Airports’ commercial revenues rise 16%

Dubai Airports’ commercial revenues rose 16 per cent on year in the first half of 2012, boosted by a surge in passenger traffic, according to the company’s top executive. “We are ahead of the budget in terms of revenues, which are exceeding expectations,” Paul Griffiths, the chief executive at Dubai Airports, told reporters late Sunday, but declined to give further details.

Dubai’s Emirates airline to move base from DXB to Al Maktoum International

Dubai's Emirates airline will move its base from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Al Maktoum International airport at Dubai World Central (DWC) by 2025,...

AME Info: Landing of first A380 at Maktoum International Airport

The first landing at Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai of an Airbus A380 super jumbo was made by an aircraft from the Emirates fleet. Phil Blizzard reports on this notable event in the history of Middle East aviation.


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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.

Dubai Trade holds talks with Al Futtaim Logistics to enhance portal...

The Corridor, linking Jebel Ali port and free zone to the Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport, is an enormous collaborative effort to boost Dubai’s redistribution capabilities and its status as the Middle East’s largest and the most efficient trading hub.

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum endorses $7.8bn expansion

Dubai Airports announced that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Dubai, has endorsed its $7.8bn (Dhs28.8bn) airport and airspace expansion programme which will boost capacity at Dubai International from 60 million to 90 million passengers per year by 2018.

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