Emirates updates Dubai check-in infrastructure

Emirates has announced the introduction of self-check-in and bag drop kiosks at Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport. It notes that the service is now available to customers traveling to all destinations except the USA, Canada, China, India and Hong Kong due to additional requirements from these destinations. The 16 self-service bag-drop machines and 8 self-service […]

Future Passenger Experience in the spotlight at Airport Show 2020

Titans of the aviation industry from across the world will assemble in Dubai in mid-June next year to debate topics related to the future passenger experience as the widest range of newest technologies and innovations are showcased at the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering. Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the 20th edition of […]

Dubai expects to welcome record high passenger numbers at airports this summer

Dubai is set to witness a record high passenger numbers at airports this summer. Last year, passenger traffic in July was 14 per cent higher compared to previous year and Dubai Airports welcomed over 22.4 million people from July to September. “This year, we expect passenger numbers to surpass last year numbers,” said His Highness […]

Nedaa & Nokia to jointly pursue Dubai’s smart vision via pioneering Innovation & Creativity Lab

Technology incubator to accelerate ‘smart city’ app development, enrich local ‘Internet of Things’ ecosystem. Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa, a government corporation specializing in the deployment of wireless communications technologies for Dubai, has announced that it has forged a strategic partnership with Finnish multinational ICT giant Nokia to establish an Innovation and Creativity Lab in […]

Dubai committed to development of airports and growth of global aviation sector: Sheikh Ahmed

Dubai remains firmly committed to the development of the Al Maktoum International Airport and to the growth of the global aviation sector, said His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai’s Supreme Fiscal Committee, and Chief Executive and Chairman of Emirates Airline and Group. He was responding to Dubai sponsoring the $3 […]

Dubai allocates $3B for international airports expansion

The government of Dubai proposes $3 billion funding for the expansion of two international airports in Dubai, Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC).  The two airports are set for a capacity-boosting expansion that will enable them to serve up to 146 million passengers by 2025. DXB is the world’s largest international […]