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Dubai airport reports first dip in passenger numbers in 20 years

Feb 05, 2020 - 9:45 PM

Traffic at Dubai International Airport drops 3.1% to 86.4 million passengers in 2019

BUSY AIRPORT. A picture take on September 14, 2017 shows Emirates planes parked at the tarmac at Dubai's International Airport. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

Emirates plane crash-lands in Dubai; all passengers, crew safe

Aug 03, 2016 - 7:18 PM

4th UPDATE One fireman died while saving the lives of the others says Dubai s top aviation official Saif al Suwaidi

FLIGHT EK521. An Emirates airlines Boeing 777-300 A6-EMW plane flight number EK521 from Trivandrum to Dubai lays on the ground in Dubai airport after being gutted by fire due to a mechanical failure at Dubai international airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 3, 2016. Photo by EPA

Dubai announces first airport tax on passengers

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:20 PM

The 35 dirham 9 50 fee will apply to all passengers on all flights beginning June 30

epa03576844 An Airbus A 380 owned by Emirates airlines in parking position at a gate of Concourse A of Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 10 February 2013. The Concourse A extension features 20 gates which are designed to accommodate the Airbus A380 with boarding gates leading directly into the aircraft's upper and main decks. The three-billion US dollar Councourse A is exclusively used by Emirates airlines and will also provide as stopover facility for Qantas' A380s to London via Dubai pending final ACCC approval of the Qantas-Emirates alliance. EPA/ALI HAIDER

Dubai airport raises capacity with new extension

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:34 AM

Around 85 million passengers are expected to pass through Dubai International Airport in 2016

epa05178337 A handout photograph released by the Dubai Airport on 24 February 2016 shows the British Airways Boeing 747 flight 105 after landing at Dubai airport new Concourse D, Dubai, UAE. Reports state the new Concourse D was officially opened on 24 February with cost of 1.2 billion US dollars, and is expected to increase the capacity of the airport by an additional 15 million passengers annually. EPA/DUBAI AIRPORT / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Dubai opens sprawling 2nd airport to passengers

Oct 28, 2013 - 8:52 AM

Dubai opens passenger operations at its second airport Al Maktoum International touted to be the world s largest once it is completed

BIGGER, BETTER. A passanger arrives at the newly opened Al-Maktoum International airport in Dubai, October 27, 2013. Photo by AFP