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PAL Express flights to Dubai temporarily transferred to new airport

PAL Express flights to Dubai temporarily transferred to new airport

MANILA, Philippines–PAL Express flights to Dubai–2P 658/659–will temporarily land at Al Maktoum International Airport (airport code: DWC) starting May 1, 2014 to give way to the refurbishment of the runway of Dubai International Airport.

Dubai decision time - Emirates president says time to agree airports plan

Dubai decision time – Emirates president says time to agree airports plan

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.

Passenger terminal to be ready by early 2012

Passenger terminal to be ready by early 2012

Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International Airport is expected to open its passenger terminal early next year, according to Khalifa Al Zaffin, the executive chairman of Dubai World Central, or DWC. An investment of around Dh4 billion is expected to be made for Al Maktoum Airport and Dh26 billion for the expansion of Dubai International Airport by 2020, Al Zaffin told reporters on Sunday.

Flydubai to shift to Al Maktoum Airport

Flydubai to shift to Al Maktoum Airport

Flydubai will shift operations to Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali, according to Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline and Group.

Dubai Air Show to draw 55,000 spectators

Dubai Air Show to draw 55,000 spectators

The 2011 show will almost certainly be the last at Dubai airport. It is getting too big for the site and is to move to Al-Maktoum International Airport at Jebel Ali. The size of Chicago’s O’Hare and London Heathrow put together, making it the world’s fourth largest in area, the new airport opened for cargo flights last year.

DEWA opens main substation for Al Maktoum airport

DEWA opens main substation for Al Maktoum airport

“The project aims to enhance the capacity of DEWA’s power transmission grids to Al Maktoum International Airport. In that regard, 132 KV ground cables were extended at the length of 12 kilometres to join the 11/132 KV main transformation substation Jebel Ali,” he added.

Dubai plans high-volume terminal for Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai plans high-volume terminal for Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai is planning to open at Al Maktoum International Airport by 2020 a passenger terminal capable of handing 80 million passengers a year. The terminal in Jebel Ali could mark the beginning of a migration of more than 130 airlines that currently serve Dubai’s existing air hub, Dubai International Airport in Deira.

Al Maktoum International Airport Takes Shape

Al Maktoum International Airport Takes Shape

Al Maktoum International Airport, located in Jebel Ali, Dubai, is the largest greenfield airport project currently under construction in the world. By 2013, it is expected to handle more freight—up to 12 million tonnes per year—than any other cargo airport in the world.