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...
TECH AND GADGETS
"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."
FASHION AND TRENDS
Passenger throughput at Dubai International Airport — the world's fourth biggest international passenger hub — grew 7.8 per cent during the first 11 months of the year to 46.28 million, according to Dubai Airports. The airport, which has a capacity of 60 million passengers annually, is just under four million passengers short of crossing the 50 million mark.
Dubai-based Emirates Airlines made a policy change this week that probably won't make its customers very happy. The world's largest international airline announced that it will...