Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world’s fourth busiest hub for international passengers and freight, crossed the 4.5 million mark for the fourth consecutive month, according to the April traffic report issued by Dubai Airports on Monday. Passenger traffic in April reached 4,566,673, an increase of 7.8 per cent compared to 4,237,548 during the corresponding month in 2011.
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A U.S. citizen is facing a potential jail term of up to seven years if a Dubai court finds him guilty of stealing police handcuffs his lawyer said he insists he found in a parking lot and kept as a souvenir. Adam Foster, 30, was arrested in February when customs officers spotted the handcuffs in his baggage at Dubai airport as he was leaving. He was accused of stealing the cuffs from a police officer.
Air traffic movements in the UAE jumped 6.9 per cent to almost 60,000 in August 2012 compared to the same period last year, according to the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). Total air traffic movements in August at UAE airports stood at 59,940 with an average of 1,934 air traffic movements per day, the aviation body’s monthly report said.
Emirates has announced the expansion of its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents after the two Dubai-based airline companies sealed an extensive...