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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.
The launch of Emirate's non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth is expected to generate more than $200 million in local economic activity and will connect Texas — a top exporting state to the UAE — directly to the UAE, Yousuf Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States, told a reception in Dallas as the Dubai-based airline starts services to the largest state in the USA.
The weak performance of a Premier Inn hotel built to accommodate passengers using the delayed Al Maktoum International Airport is hampering the company's performance in Dubai, the managing director says. Nevertheless, the budget chain still manages to turn a profit in Dubai, he says.
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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.
We have experienced the delays and queues at Heathrow, somewhat eased over the last two years by the opening of Terminal 5. But the Heathrow experience still compares unfavourably with the ease of moving through the spacious halls of Dubai’s new terminal, while massive expansions are under way at Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, not to mention the new Al Maktoum International Airport.
IndiGo Airlines Tuesday launched its new daily Dubai-Hyderabad flight with an Airbus-320 aircraft. The first flight landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) from Dubai at 11.05 a.m. and received a traditional water canon salute welcome at the airport in the presence of RGIA and IndiGo Airlines officials.
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Kuwait has awarded Turkey's Limak Group and its local agent, Kharafi National, a contract to build a new airport terminal at a cost of 1.31 billion dinars ($4.34 billion), the Public Works Minister Ali al-Omair said on Monday.
The Government of India has hired four chartered aircraft belonging to Fly Dubai to evacuate about 700 Indians, who crossed over from Libya to Djerba, a resort town in Tunisia. The four chartered flights will start operating on Friday.
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.
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The design of the USA Pavilion for the Expo 2020 Dubai has been revealed, designed by Curtis W. Fentress and Fentress Architects. Destined to represent more than 325million Americans, the pavilion seeks to “provide a unique platform for...
Dubai International Airport is on track to receive its one billionth passenger before the end of the year, underscoring a critical infrastructure challenge at one of the world's busiest international airports. "We are likely to...
Members of Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, can now achieve their next Emirates Skywards tier faster thanks to an exciting new offer to earn up to double Tier Miles...
Airbus delivered one A380 in mid-November, with the second scheduled to arrive in Dubai next week, inching the planemaker toward its goal of handing over 800 jetliners this year Airbus SE resumed handovers of its...
Emirates’ fledgling partnership with low-cost carrier easyJet will strengthen the Dubai-based company’s European network, industry experts predict, enabling it to indirectly serve destinations that would otherwise be beyond logistical reach. Emirates has long eschewed the...
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 partnership deal. “This is an exciting first step in unlocking the...