Tag: Dubai International Airport

Dubai unveils plans for a new terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai is embarking on a monumental project to construct a $35 billion airport terminal that is poised to become the world's largest upon completion, announced the emirate's ruler. Prime Minister and Vice President of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, revealed on Sunday the ambitious p...

Airport Dimensions launches third sleep ’n fly lounge at Dubai International Airport

Airport Dimensions, an award-winning global designer, provider and operator of premium shared-use lounges and airport experiences, has opened a sleep ’n fly Sleep Lounge at Concourse C (Terminal 3) in Dubai International Airport. The new facility will offer guests a unique, private space in which...

Emirates resumes flights to Birmingham

Today Emirates has resumed flights for passengers between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Dubai International Airport (DXB). The inaugural flight landed at BHX at 11:51 BST, helping reconnect people and businesses in the Midlands to the 74 cities currently on Emirates’ growing network. Flights bet...

Emirates steps up safety measures for customers and employees

Emirates is stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and onboard to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers. All cabin crew, boarding agents and ground staff in direct contact with passengers will now wear personal protective equipment (PPE) which includes a protective ...

Emirates marks 20 years of operations to Bahrain

On 25 January 2000, Emirates took off from Dubai International Airport headed for Bahrain. When the B777-200 landed, it marked a major milestone for the airline – its first flight to the country. Twenty years later, the route has gone from strength-to-strength, and since the first flight, more th...

flydubai expands into the Southeast with the launch of flights to Yangon

flydubai expands into the Southeast with the launch of flights to Yangon

Dubai-based airline flydubai today celebrated its inaugural flight to Yangon, Myanmar, expanding its network to include Southeast Asia. The new daily flights are codeshared with Emirates and will operate from Terminal 3 at Dubai International (DXB). On board the inaugural flight was a senior del...

Emirates introduces fourth daily to Dhaka

Emirates introduces fourth daily to Dhaka

Emirates is adding a fourth daily service to Dhaka from 1 June 2020, to cater to Bangladesh’s growing economy and the country’s large diaspora who work and live in the Middle East, Europe and the US. The new service will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER in a two-class configuration, featuri...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta retains spot as busiest airport for passenger traffic

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta retains spot as busiest airport for passenger traffic

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport retained its spot as the world’s busiest airport for passenger traffic in 2018 but Chicago O’Hare International Airport has taken over as the busiest for aircraft movements, according to the Airports Council International (ACI). The world’s ...

dnata opens brand new lounge for young flyers in Dubai

dnata opens brand new lounge for young flyers in Dubai

dnata has opened a new airport lounge at Dubai International Airport (DXB) to enhance young flyers’ travel experience. The newest dnata facility has been designed and launched exclusively for unaccompanied minors, whose safety, security and comfort are ensured by dnata’s specially trained te...

Emirates launches new four-weekly connection to Porto

Emirates launches new four-weekly connection to Porto

Emirates today launched a new four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city Porto and Dubai and will start the route from 2 July 2019. The link will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal after its capital, Lisbon, which the airline serves with two flights a day. T...

DWC flights to climb 700% during DXB runway refurbishment

DWC flights to climb 700% during DXB runway refurbishment

Dubai World Central (DWC) will see the number of passenger flights skyrocket by 700 per cent as it takes on additional traffic during the 45-day period when Dubai International Airport's (DXB) southern runway is closed for a complete refurbishment from 16 April to 30 May, 2019. The closure will r...

Emirates adds additional A380 service between Johannesburg and Dubai

Emirates adds additional A380 service between Johannesburg and Dubai

Emirates has introduced an additional Airbus A380 service from Dubai International Airport to Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport - effective 1 December - replacing the previous Boeing 777 aircraft on the route. This change in aircraft supports growing demand in South Africa, a 14 per...

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