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Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International (DWC) - Articles and news items

Middle East ‘mega airport’ project to showcase at Airport Show

Airport news  •  12 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Al Maktoum International Airport construction project will be highlighted at this year’s Airport Show following a signed agreement for the first phase of a project which will see annual capacity rise to 26.5 million by 2025.

Dubai World Central: The world’s largest airport in the making

Issue 4 2015  •  28 July 2015  •  Khalifa Al Zaffin, Dubai Aviation City Corporation’s Executive Chairman

Around 50km southwest of Dubai International Airport, a brand new city is rising, and at the centre of this city is an airport that aspires to become the world’s largest upon completion. Dubai Aviation City Corporation’s Executive Chairman Khalifa Al Zaffin explains how it plans to achieve this goal...

DWC freight volumes rise 15.9 per cent in Q4 2013

Airport news  •  5 February 2014  •  Dubai Airports

Air freight volumes at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central grew by 15.9 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2013 with 63,028 tonnes of cargo passing through the facility...

Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central opens for passengers

Airport news  •  27 October 2013  •  Dubai Airports

The new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central opened its doors for business...

Dubai Airports

Issue 4 2010  •  9 August 2010  •  PROFILE: Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports owns and manages the operation and development of both of Dubai’s airports – Dubai International as well as the recently opened Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International.Dubai International is the fastest growing airport for international passengers among the top 50 airports on Airports Council International’s list, with a growth rate of 9.2 per cent and 40.9 million passengers in 2009. Also the 4th busiest airport in the world in terms of international passenger traffic, Dubai International is connected to over 220 destina - tions across six continents through 130 scheduled airlines.


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