From humble beginnings
11 September 2006 | By HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President – Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai
Aviation in Dubai was once limited to a single, modest port built on dusty wasteland. Now, it knows no limits. Dubai International Airport is expanding in a US$ 4.1 billion development programme, while 40 kilometres away, work has begun on constructing the world’s largest airport.