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Airport Show sees increased number of international buyers attending

Posted 20 April 2014

Decision-makers from key regional airports and aviation organisations have signed up as Hosted Buyers for the 14th edition of Airport Show taking place in Dubai from May 11 to 13.

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UAE hosts ATM symposium

Posted 18 April 2014

The UAE hosted a symposium on air traffic management (ATM) in Abu Dhabi last week, to focus the attention on the challenges the region is facing for its air navigation.

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Emirates reduces flights to 41 destinations for 80 day period

Posted 17 April 2014

Emirates airline will continue to serve all of its worldwide destinations during the 80-day period of runway upgrading works at Dubai International starting 1 May.

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Ras Al Khaimah prepares to welcome new Air Arabia hub

Posted 15 April 2014

Air Arabia, the newly designated carrier of Ras Al Khaimah, today joined the emirate's tourism and aviation authorities to announce the operational details of its soon to open hub at RAK International Airport.

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Hamad International to become operational end of this month

Posted 11 April 2014

NOTAM reports issued by the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority have sent a clear indication that the country's new international airport will become operational at the end of this month.

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Abu Dhabi International opens fragrance boutique at T3

Posted 10 April 2014

In partnership with DFS Group, Abu Dhabi International Airport has opened its new 'Fragrances by DFS' boutique.

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Emirates celebrates 10 years at Glasgow Airport

Posted 10 April 2014

In celebration of Emirates' 10 successful years at Glasgow Airport, an Emirates A380 will today fly a one-off Glasgow to Dubai service and open a new dedicated lounge facility at the Scottish airport this summer.

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Shell launches its global Aviation Centre of Excellence for FBOs and small airports

Posted 9 April 2014

Oil company Shell has today formally launched its global Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) - a proposition designed for fixed-base operators (FBOs) and small and medium size airports.

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Qatar Airways moves into Tokyo's Narita Airport T2

Posted 9 April 2014

Qatar Airways has moved to join its fellow oneworld alliance partners in Terminal 2 of Tokyo's Narita International Airport.

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NATS and ProSky sign deal to aid efficiency of air traffic systems

Posted 9 April 2014

UK air traffic services provider NATS signed an MoU in Abu Dhabi this week with Airbus ProSky, with the aim of providing new market propositions that can increase capacity and improve the efficiency of the air traffic

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Partnerships are vital - Hogan says in Global Aerospace Summit keynote

Posted 7 April 2014

Etihad Airways and its Abu Dhabi home-base continue to benefit from the airline's strategy of working closely with network partners which, in turn, is supporting economic growth in markets around the world,

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Abu Dhabi International Airport sees 15.6% passenger increase in February

Posted 31 March 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 15.6% increase in passenger traffic during February 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to February 2013.

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Qatar Airways wins Best Premium Service Facilities at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2014

Posted 31 March 2014

For the fourth consecutive year Qatar Airways took home Best Premium Service Facilities at the Skytrax World Airport Awards, held last week in Barcelona, Spain.

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SITA reports baggage mishandling is lowest ever recorded

Posted 26 March 2014

Airline baggage delivery hit an all-time high in 2013, with the mishandling rate dropping more than 21% from 2012, according to air transport IT specialist, SITA.

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Serco to provide air navigation services at Sharjah International Airport

Posted 26 March 2014

Serco, the international service company, has announced that it has signed a contract with Sharjah Civil Aviation Department to continue to provide air navigation services at Sharjah International

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Dubai International passenger traffic tops 5.6 million in February

Posted 25 March 2014

Double-digit passenger traffic growth continued at Dubai International for the seventh consecutive month during February, according to the latest traffic statistics issued by operator Dubai Airports.

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Cairo and Dubai International Airports lead ACI's Director General's roll of excellence.

Posted 24 March 2014

Airports Council International (ACI) has announced this year's inductees into ACI's Director General's Roll of Excellence.

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Tripoli main runway remains closed after weekend bomb attack

Posted 24 March 2014

Libyan authorities are continuing to investigate the security breach that led to a bomb being exploded on the runway of Tripoli's main airport at the weekend.

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TAV adds Milas-Bodrum Airport to its portfolio

Posted 24 March 2014

TAV Airports has submitted the highest bid of 717 million Euro+VAT during the tender held regarding the operating rights of the Milas-Bodrum Airport, one of the most significant tourism destinations of Turkey, for 20 years.

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Abu Dhabi Airports signs fuel services agreement with ADNOC

Posted 12 March 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports today signed an agreement with ADNOC Distribution to support Abu Dhabi International Airport's (AUH) growth, well beyond the opening of the Midfield Terminal.

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Extra Etihad Airways flights to clear yesterday's runway closure

Posted 7 March 2014

Etihad Airways is operating extra flights today to help clear the backlog of passengers affected by yesterday's runway closure during dense fog at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

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Abu Dhabi Airport sees aircraft diverted due to bad visibility

Posted 6 March 2014

As a result of the extreme low visibility conditions at Abu Dhabi International Airport this morning, a number of aircraft were diverted to other airports in the region.

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ADAE 2014: Royal Jet is on target for new Al Bateen headquarters

Posted 27 February 2014

Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company Royal Jet confirmed today that the planning and development of its integrated base at Al Bateen executive airport is well underway with first phase

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Dubai International starts 2014 with record 6.4 million passengers

Posted 26 February 2014

Dubai International started the New Year with record monthly traffic, exceeding 6.4 million passengers in January.

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Jet Aviation prepares for DWC move

Posted 26 February 2014

Jet Aviation is preparing to move its Dubai operations to Dubai World Central (DWC) during runway construction at the emirate's international airport, from May through July, the company said yesterday.

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Turkish Airlines expands departures lounge

Posted 21 February 2014

Turkish Airlines has further enhanced the award winning services offered by Europe's Best Airline* with a 40 per cent expansion and design refurbishment of its departure lounge at Ataturk International Airport.

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Abu Dhabi International Airport sees passenger growth in January

Posted 18 February 2014

Passenger growth at Abu Dhabi International Airport has marked another double digit increase with a 14.5% rise for January compared to the same month last year.

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UAE air traffic continues to witness growth but slow going for secondary airports

Posted 17 February 2014

Air traffic over and into the UAE continued to see growth into the new year with more than 5% increase compared to the same month in 2013.

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Middle East leads world airport growth figures according to ACI

Posted 16 February 2014

Middle East airports continued to dominate global growth statistics according to ACI, the umbrella group for airports worldwide. In its annual report, ACI said that the Middle East continued to achieve the highest

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Abu Dhabi Airports on the lookout for world class retail partners

Posted 14 February 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports' Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) – is inviting bids from potential commercial partners to deliver “the jewel in the crown” of global aviation.

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First arch raised on MTB

Posted 5 February 2014

Today the first assembled steel arch of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) was installed at Abu Dhabi Airports, marking the launch of the roof structure sequence for the mega project which will change the skyline of Abu Dhabi as the future gateway continues to rise

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Air Arabia steps in to put RAK back on the airline map

Posted 2 February 2014 · 3 Comments

Following the collapse of RAK Airways a month ago, Sharjah-based Air Arabia has stepped in to rescue services to the northern-most emirate.

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Al Bateen continues to witness growth

Posted 2 February 2014

Abu Dhabi's executive airport, Al Bateen, is continuing to see growth. Abu Dhabi Airports announced today an 18% increase in visiting aircraft traffic and 6% increase in commercial aircraft traffic during 2013, compared to 2012.

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UAE lays out its strategic plan for aviation future

Posted 31 January 2014

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched its new strategic plan for the years 2014-2016 under the theme “Building the Future of Aviation Together”, which, it said, will have a positive impact on the civil aviation

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Abu Dhabi International received record passenger figures in 2013

Posted 29 January 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports has reported that 2013 was once again a record year in Abu Dhabi International Airport's history.

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Dubai International announces record month and year

Posted 29 January 2014

Dubai International registered another banner year with annual passenger traffic reaching 66,431,533 in 2013, following a record-breaking December when passenger numbers eclipsed the 6 million mark for the first time.

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Dubai Airports awards Northrop Grumman ARC analytics contract

Posted 24 January 2014

Dubai Airports has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract for the delivery of the Analytics module of its Airport Realtime Collaboration (ARC) suite to Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS).

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Expo 2020 to boost UAE airport investments

Posted 20 January 2014

Dubai will host Expo 2020 which is expected to spur an unprecedented airport investments boom in UAE.

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Bahrain Airshow: new airline announcement good news for SGSC

Posted 17 January 2014

Saudi Ground Services Company says yesterday's announcement of the launch of the new Saudi Gulf airline can only mean good news.

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Bahrain Airshow: Sudan signs contract for Phase 2 of new airport

Posted 17 January 2014

Khartoum Airport has outlined its aspiration to become a major hub for Africa following the signing of a major development contract with a Chinese contractor at the Bahrain Airshow yesterday.

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CANSO outlines plans for Middle East ATM strategy

Posted 16 January 2014

Global air traffic management group CANSO is planning on its Middle East conference agreeing a Middle East strategy and engagement plan for the region's air traffic management,

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Bahrain International Airport launches $80 million programme kicking off with airbridge deal

Posted 16 January 2014

Bahrain International Airport has launched a BD30 million ($80 million) programme of short-term enhancements, with an order to replace the airbridges at the Muharraq site.

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Qatar Duty free helps bring in Chinese new-year with retail promotions

Posted 16 January 2014

Qatar Duty Free (QDF), a subsidiary of Qatar Airways has ushered in the lucky year of the Horse this Chinese New Year with themed promotions all through January and February in 2014.

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Emirates recognised for support to Australian security

Posted 16 January 2014

Emirates Group Security has received an award by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection in recognition of the Group's cooperation and assistance in border enforcement.

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DWC opens new Glenbeigh facility

Posted 10 January 2014

Glenbeigh Records Management (GRM) officially opened its facility at Dubai World Central (DWC) yesterday in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who is

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Flydubai to move summer operations to DWC

Posted 31 December 2013

Flydubai is to move some of its summer operations to Dubai World Central (DWC) in a move that many industry analysts believe could herald a greater exodus to the new Al Maktoum International Airpory.

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Airport Show set to grow as Dubai date set

Posted 31 December 2013

The Airport Show 2014 edition will be held in Dubai from May 11 to 13 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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Dubai International set to surpass annual forecast of 65.4 million passengers

Posted 30 December 2013

Dubai International is set to surpass the traffic forecast for the year, as the airport recorded another month of high growth this November, according to the monthly traffic report issued by Dubai

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Middle East airports investing heavily in security

Posted 29 December 2013

The Arabian Gulf states are investing massively in airport security to eliminate potential risks and threats and ensure a seamless experience to millions of passengers who are passing through the world's new global travel crossroads.

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Premier Inn Hotel opens at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted 18 December 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the grand opening of the Premier Inn hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

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AACO elects Hala Azam to chair ERPTF

Posted 18 December 2013

Gulf Air's manager of Emergency Response Planning and Security, Mrs Hala Azam has been elected for a three year term, to the position of chairperson of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation's (AACO) first Emergency Response Planning Taskforce (ERPTF).

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ARFF: Fire and rescue takes key spot at Dubai conference

Posted 11 December 2013 · 1 Comment

The global aircraft rescue and fire fighting conference - ARFF 2013 has been taking place at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai yesterday and today having opened with key messages aimed to ensure the world's airports are ready to deal with

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Thales sign contract with Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority

Posted 11 December 2013

Thales signed a contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) for the modernisation of Iraqi airspace.

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Jetex introduces Bentley at DWC

Posted 11 December 2013

Jetex Flight Support has entered into an agreement with Bentley Motors Middle East to offer chauffeured luxury car transportation at the company's new FBO at Dubai World Central.

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SITA supplies self-service kiosks to Kuwait International

Posted 9 December 2013

Kuwait International Airport's seven million annual passengers will enjoy new self-service check-in kiosks in a deal with air transport IT specialist, SITA.

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Kuwait's air regulatory system in safe hands with CAAi

Posted 6 December 2013

Aviation consultancy specialist CAA International (CAAi) has won an exclusive advisory services contract to review and provide recommendations on the update of Kuwait's safety regulatory system in compliance with the

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Passengers to Abu Dhabi International prefer counter service to smartphone

Posted 4 December 2013

An impressive 84% of passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport carry a smartphone, according to the latest global survey by air transport IT provider SITA. The 2013.

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HIA commences ops with first cargo shipment

Posted 3 December 2013

On 1 December 2013 at 22:00 (local time), the first Qatar Airways Cargo shipment was received at the new Hamad International Airport (HIA).

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Abu Dhabi Airports demonstrates its national pride to travellers

Posted 28 November 2013

To commemorate the 42nd National Day, Abu Dhabi Airports is ensuring that passengers, visitors and employees will have an opportunity to learn about the UAE's history.

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Arinc recognised for RAK International's new processing systems

Posted 26 November 2013

Arinc EMEA scooped a highly commended accolade in the Technology Implementation of the Year category in the prestigious Aviation Business Awards 2013 - held during the Dubai Air Show last week - for the new processing

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Emirates' opens two more retail stores on Concourse A

Posted 14 November 2013

Emirates recently expanded its presence at Dubai International airport with the opening of two new retail stores in Concourse A. Featuring more than 200 items of Emirates merchandise, the stores are the airline's eighth and ninth

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Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increases by 10.1% in September

Posted 6 November 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports has released Abu Dhabi International Airport's (AUH) traffic report for the month of September 2013.

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QAIA closes down as dust storm hits Amman

Posted 30 October 2013

Royal Jordanian diverted several flights to Aqaba today due to dusty weather

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Wizz Air lands in world's newest airport in Dubai

Posted 28 October 2013

Budapest became the world's first city to be linked to the newest international airport, Dubai World Central, Al Maktoum International, when its leading scheduled carrier Wizz Air inaugurated scheduled flights from Budapest Airport

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Dubai World Central takes off as passenger airport

Posted 27 October 2013

Dubai World Central (DWC) - targeted to be the biggest airport in the world - is now up and running.

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Sener moves onto ACI World board

Posted 25 October 2013

TAV Airports CEO & president, Dr. Sani Sener has been unanimously selected by the board of ACI Europe to represent the European region at the Governing Board of ACI World starting January 1, 2014.

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Abu Dhabi Airports launches "Al Eqla'a" graduate training programme

Posted 25 October 2013

As part of the Absher government initiative for training and employing UAE Nationals, Abu Dhabi Airports has rolled out the "Al Eqla'a" train-to-hire programme through Abu Dhabi Airports' training arm, the Gulf

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Gulf Air first to fly into Al Maktoum International

Posted 23 October 2013

Dubai Airports today confirmed that Gulf Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become the first full-service network carrier to fly into Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC).

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Abu Dhabi celebrates Midfield Terminal milestone ahead of schedule

Posted 22 October 2013

During a live celebration, Abu Dhabi Airports said that the placement of the first buttress for the main structural steel arches of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), was completed seven days ahead of schedule.

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Abu Dhabi Airports signs ten-year agreement with Avaya

Posted 10 October 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports and Avaya, have announced the signing of a ten-year partnership to enhance the airports company's customer-facing and internal workforce capabilities across its operations.

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Royal Jordanian and WFS win Meet & Assist Services contract at Queen Alia

Posted 9 October 2013

A joint venture between Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Royal Jordanian Airlines has been awarded the exclusive contract to provide Meet & Assist Services at the new Queen Alia International

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Airport emergency services for key Dubai conference

Posted 7 October 2013

Aviation fire and rescue specialists from around the world will be converging on Dubai, December 10-11, as the city hosts the global Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting event.

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OAG launches new analysis tool to assist route planners

Posted 7 October 2013

OAG, is at World Routes in Las Vegas, and today launched OAG Traffic Analyser, which it describes as a powerful online analysis tool that provides access to scheduled airline passenger booking data.

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HIA provides tours for ACI Airport Exchange delegates

Posted 4 October 2013

As the host of ACI Airport Exchange 2013, Doha International Airport (DIA) will be offering a series of tours of its brand new $15.5bn Hamad International Airport (HIA), for delegates attending next month's event (11-13 November).

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Abu Dhabi Duty Free revamp its brand

Posted 1 October 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the launch of the new Abu Dhabi Duty Free brand.

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RAK Airport's systems from Arinc go live today

Posted 1 October 2013

The implementation of systems at Ras Al Khaimah's RAK International Airport has been completed by technology specialists Arinc . The systems, part of a multi-million dollar contract, went live this morning.

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Jazeera to add DWC flights from end of month

Posted 1 October 2013

Kuwaiti low cost carrier Jazeera Airways is to become the second airline to begin operations to the new passenger terminal at Dubai World Central's Al Maktoum airport.

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Abu Dhabi sees 18% growth in passengers in August

Posted 29 September 2013

Abu Dhabi International Airport saw more than 1.5 million (1,538,632) passengers travel through the UAE capital's airport in August, marking a significant growth of 18.5% compared to the same period in 2012.

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Akbar Al Baker to deliver keynote address at ACI Airport Exchange

Posted 27 September 2013

HE Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Doha International Airport and Qatar Airways, is to deliver the keynote arena address at ACI Airport Exchange in Doha, 11-13 November.

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Abu Dhabi hosts ACI environment and safety conference

Posted 25 September 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports is hosting the 2nd Airports Council International (ACI) Environment and Safety Committee at Hilton Al Maqtaa which runs until tomorrow.

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Dubai Internatonal sees record numbers as it pushes towards number one spot

Posted 24 September 2013

Traffic at the world's second busiest international airport surged 23.8 per cent in August making it the busiest month in terms of passenger numbers in Dubai International's history, according to traffic

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G4S extends security contract for Baghdad Airport

Posted 24 September 2013

Global security and outsourcing group G4S has been awarded a two year extension to its contract to provide aviation security at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP).

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Serco and Al Burhan win Iraqi ATM contract extension for Baghdad

Posted 23 September 2013

International service company Serco and Iraq's Al Burhan Group, have signed a new agreement with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to continue providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) services, training and support

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Dubai World Central sees first FBO hangar completed

Posted 23 September 2013

Dubai World Central's (DWC) first business aviation FBO hangar has been completed.

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Emirates SkyCargo's DWC base is on target

Posted 22 September 2013

Emirates SkyCargo has begun construction of its new terminal at Dubai World Central's Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA) and is on schedule with phase one of the construction of the terminal on track for completion in December.

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Expansion plans adds weight to Kuwait's airport development forum

Posted 21 September 2013

Kuwait's plans to upgrade its international airport, along with investment in the fleet of Kuwait Airways is giving a boost to the Kuwait International Airport Development Forum (KIADF) which takes place in December.

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DWC on target to open for passengers on time - but questions over Nasair launch

Posted 19 September 2013

Saudi Arabia's Nasair could be rethinking its proposed move to Dubai World Central (DWC) as the launch airline for passenger operations at the new Al Maktoum International Airport at Jebel Ali.

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GCAA certifies DWC for passenger operations

Posted 17 September 2013

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the sole regulator of all licensed airfields within the UAE, has certified Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) for passenger operations after assessing and confirming full

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G4S extends operations at Dubai Airports

Posted 17 September 2013

G4S has signed a new three-year contract with Dubai Airports which will see G4S provide its existing operations as well as a range of additional services to the second busiest airport in the world for international passenger traffic.

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Muscat International Airport sees rise in passenger movement

Posted 6 September 2013

Oman's National Centre for Statistics and Information has said the number of flights through Muscat International Airport rose 8.7% during the first six months of this year to 17,603, compared with 16,191 during the same

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Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 4.8% in July

Posted 4 September 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports Company has released Abu Dhabi International Airport's (AUH) traffic report for the month of July 2013 which highlights a growth of 4.8% in passenger traffic compared to July 2012,

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Dubai International's passenger traffic rises 6.1 per cent in July

Posted 28 August 2013

Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world's second busiest airport for international passengers, rose 6.1 per cent in July, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.

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Cairo presses on with airport improvements

Posted 26 August 2013

Egypt's Ministry of Civil Aviation is pressing ahead with infrastructure improvements at Cairo's main international airport despite rising concerns about the stability and safety for visitors to the capital.

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Abu Dhabi International to get new VIP terminal

Posted 18 August 2013

Abu Dhabi is to get a new VIP terminal at the emirate's international airport as part of its capacity enhancement programme in a move that the airport said is in line with its ambition to provide a world class travel experience.

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Dubai civil aviation predict 90% growth in aircraft movements over next seven years

Posted 18 August 2013

The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) has projected 375,000 aircraft movements for the Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central (DWC) in 2013, rising to 665,000 in 2020.

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Abu Dhabi Duty Free announce sales revenues growth in first half of 2013

Posted 15 August 2013 · 1 Comment

Abu Dhabi Duty Free (ADDF) sales revenues showed significant growth in the first half of 2013, increasing by over AED 108 million and reaching AED 437.6 million, representing a 17.4% increase compared to the

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Arrivals Hall at Abu Dhabi International to be relocated

Posted 5 August 2013

The Arrivals Hall at Abu Dhabi International Airport will be relocated to the lower level of Terminals 1 and 3 from August 6.

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Emirates reinforces check-in times during Eid Al Fitr

Posted 1 August 2013

With a large number of UAE residents expected to travel this Eid Al Fitr, Emirates is reminding its customers of key time checks for on-time departures at Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International airport.

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Bahrain Airport Services concludes first stage of multi-phased ground handling operations

Posted 30 July 2013

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) is concluding the first stage of a multi-phased project which aims at achieving higher operational efficiency and service delivery standards by automating

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32.6 m passengers pass through DXB in the first half of 2013

Posted 29 July 2013

Dubai International's passenger traffic hit 32.6 million in the first half of this year, making it the busiest six months in the airport's record-studded history, according to the traffic report issued today by airport

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