Despite passenger numbers increasing over 140 per cent, cargo through DWC has declined by 5.3 per cent.
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As the war on plastics rages on, Dubai Airports plans to do more, with single-use plastics banned in both DXB and DWC from next year.
There will be a free bus service deployed for travelling between the Dubai Airports while the maintenance work takes place on the runway at DXB.
While the runway at Dubai International Airport (DXB) is out of action for much needed refurbishment, traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC) is expected to increase by 700 per cent.
The expansion of Dubai’s second airport, Al Maktoum International, to handle 120 million passengers a year by 2025 has been delayed, according to sources familiar with the matter, as reported by Reuters.
The upgrade was installed in a partnership between Dubai Airports, Samsung Electronics and AirportLabs.
The smart security initiative, signed last Sunday, aims to bring specific and measurable improvements in security effectiveness, operational efficiency and passenger experience at airport security checkpoints through better use of technology, process innovation, and the use of risk-based security concepts.
12 April 2016 | By 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.
28 July 2015 | By 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...
Imagine offloading over 500 passengers, their luggage, and up to 38 unit load devices (ULDs) from an Airbus A380 aircraft so it’s ready to welcome 500 more passengers, their luggage and another 38 ULDs. Now imagine doing that more than 50 times a day. In Dubai, that’s the reality for…
14 October 2014 | By Lorne Riley, Dubai Airport
Lorne Riley outlines Dubai Airports' ambitious expansion programme which, when complete, will see Dubai International and Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport’s joint capacity reach in excess of 200 million passengers per year.
27 October 2013 | By Dubai Airports
The new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central opened its doors for business...