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Emirates Airlines launched its first nonstop passenger flight connecting Taiwan and Dubai on Monday, targeting growing demand from local tourists and businesspeople.
Dubai’s flagship airline Emirates is expected to move all of its operations to the emirate’s new Al Maktoum International Airport after 2020, a senior executive at Al Maktoum said on Tuesday.
Authorities at Singapore’s Changi Airport say they will double the Asian hub’s passenger capacity to almost 140m per year over the next decade, potentially challenging Dubai’s plan to position itself as the world’s largest commercial aviation centre.
The event will have the support of DCAA, Dubai Airports and Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) among others. International security companies like ARINC, CEM Systems and Smiths Detection are due to participate.
ENAV, an Italian company specialising in air navigation services, has been awarded the tender to manage air traffic services at Dubai’s new Al Maktoum Airport, and to optimise air traffic flows in the Dubai area.
Nigel Johnson, Managing Director of Hertz UAE: “The new Hertz UAE location at Al Maktoum International underpins our strategic network expansion plan across the UAE.”
Dubai must soon reach a verdict on how it plans to accommodate its two rapidly expanding government-backed airlines, the president of Emirates has told 7DAYS.