Dubai world’s third busiest airport now

Dubai International airport has become the world’s third busiest airport for international passengers on strong 13.2 per cent annual growth in passenger traffic in 2012, its operator said on Monday. The passenger traffic surged to nearly 58 million last year and the airport is expected to cross 65 million passengers’ mark in 2013, according to Dubai Airports chief executive officer Paul Griffiths.

Extra lanes open on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road

DUBAI // Three new lanes forming part of the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Widening Project will be opened on Friday, the Roads and...

Dubai world’s third busiest airport now

Dubai International airport has become the world’s third busiest airport for international passengers on strong 13.2 per cent annual growth in passenger traffic in 2012, its operator said on Monday. The passenger traffic surged to nearly 58 million last year and the airport is expected to cross 65 million passengers’ mark in 2013, according to Dubai Airports chief executive officer Paul Griffiths.

Timing of services during Eid ul-Adha holiday

The service timing of public buses during Eid ul-Adha holiday will be as follows: In public bus stations, including Main Stations such as Gold Souk, and Al Ghubaiba Stations, the public bus service will start at 06:00 am and continue up to 12:00 am (midnight) throughout the week.

Dubai Taxi, Hyundai ink MoU to enhance child safety onboard

RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyundai - Juma Al Majid Est., providing for allocation of child...

The original Routemaster lives on – in Dubai

Brought to Dubai in 2004 by British expat Emma Dubois, the bus is now being used for parties, events and corporate advertising in the UAE. But, while Dubois cut off the roof to allow al fresco parties on the top deck, maintaining such an old piece of machinery in the extremes of the Dubai climate hasn’t been without its challenges.

Dubai targets Heathrow for busiest airport title

Dubai International has been named the world’s second busiest airport for international passenger traffic and the airport says it is looking to take the top spot from Heathrow. The airport has moved up two positions in the global rankings, knocking Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris into third.

Dubai International Passenger Traffic Rises 8.8% in May

"Passenger volumes are on course to top 51 million by year end which should put us hot on the trail of Hong Kong International as the world's third busiest airport for international passenger traffic," said Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports.
0FansLike
64,528FollowersFollow
14,640SubscribersSubscribe

Featured

Most Popular

Jumeirah Central district to come up on Shaikh Zayed Road

03 September, 2016 - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...

Latest reviews

Smart cameras on Naif Road to catch offenders

Beginning April 1, offenders who are caught driving in the bus and taxi lanes will be fined Dh600, according to Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) officials. The bus and taxi lane on Naif Road is the first lane in Dubai to be monitored by cameras.

UAE to invest $40b for public transport by 2025

The 59th UITP Congress concluded on Thursday in Dubai with the call to the world to double the market share of public transport or face the negative consequences of environment, health and finance. As much as $30 trillion worth of investment has been sought by UITP officials in their attempt to convert the dream of doubling the public transport into a reality in the next 15 years.

Pedestrian peril in Jumeirah Beach Residence

However, ironically, the pavement by its side is blocked, leaving little room for pedestrians to walk. "The pavement can barely accommodate me or my daughter's buggy," said Aimee Pudney, a British resident of JBR, as the two wheels of the little pushchair kept falling off the narrow path, even as she constantly peeked over her shoulder to check out speeding vehicles turning at the blind bend.

More News