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Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, carried out an inspection visit to Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 on Sunday.

Dubai has the world’s tallest building and biggest airport …

So Dubai has the new Al Maktoum International Airport, already partly open. On completion it will be the world’s largest passenger and cargo hub. Up to four aircraft will be able to land simultaneously, 24 hours a day, on parallel runways.

Dubai Airport Ranks High Among the World’s Busiest

The most recent figures compiled by Airports Council International, covering the past 12 months through March 2014, show that Dubai — at least for now — has Heathrow beat for the crown of most international passenger traffic. It ended 2013 in second place behind the European hub.

Emirates scraps order for 70 A350 planes

“The contract which we signed in 2007 for 70 A350 aircraft has lapsed. We are reviewing our fleet requirements,” an Emirates spokesperson confirmed to Khaleej Times on Wednesday.

Dubai International to become low cost carrier hub: executive

Dubai: Dubai International will be a low cost carrier airport with flydubai as its anchor tenant when Emirates moves in 2024 to Al maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC), said a Dubai aviation industry executive.

Airport Show-2014 ready to take off in Dubai on Sunday

In the Middle East region, estimated $100 billion investments are planned for airports expansion and new developments, including $40 billion in the GCC. According to IATA, the Middle East is expected to have the third fastest growth rate at 6.6 per cent until 2016, making it the second-fastest growing aviation market.

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