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NEWS Tuesday, 14 March 2017 |

Dubai's gateways introduce the world's fastest airport Wi-Fi

Dubai Airports has taken free Wi-Fi useage at airports to another level with the introduction of up to 100mb connection speeds across both its gateways.

NEWS Thursday, 09 March 2017 |

Dubai World Central welcomes new A380 service from Korean Air

Dubai World Central–Al Maktoum International Airort (DWC) achieved a new milestone on Wednesday when it welcomed its first scheduled A380 passenger flight – Korean Air’s flight KE9951 from Seoul, South Korea.

NEWS Sunday, 20 November 2016 |

Dubai International wraps ATC tower in huge flag to celebrate UAE's 45th anniversary

Dubai International Airport has picked a novel way to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates – wrapping the nation's flag around its Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower.

NEWS Thursday, 21 April 2016 |

Dubai World Central (DWC) handles one millionth tonne of cargo

Dubai's new mega hub in the making, Dubai World Central–Al-Maktoum International Airport (DWC), passed another milestone this week when it handled its millionth tonne of cargo.

NEWS Monday, 26 October 2015 |

Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum (DWC) welcomes flights by flydubai

Dubai World Central–Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) continues to grow and evolve, yesterday welcoming the launch of services by flydubai.

NEWS Monday, 29 June 2015 |

Bigger airports doesn't always mean better for passengers – Dubai Airports boss

Dubai World Central–Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) won’t be one giant hub with an ultimate capacity of an astonishing 240 million passengers per annum but 12 medium size airports each capable of accommodating 20mppa, according to Dubai Airports CEO, Paul Griffiths.

NEWS Wednesday, 02 May 2012 |

Cargo volumes rising at Dubai's new gateway

Cargo volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) have soared 382% in the first three months of 2012, according to the quarterly traffic report issued by Dubai Airports on Wednesday.
NEWS Wednesday, 28 March 2012 |

Dubai reveals the environmental and financial benefits of its 'green' strategy

Dubai Airports’ conservation efforts reduced its gateways CO2 emissions by 72,793 tonnes, saved 131.9 million gallons of water and achieved $4.3 million in fuel savings last year.
NEWS Monday, 30 January 2012 |

Dubai World Central handles 90,000 tonnes of cargo in 1st year

Dubai World Central handled 89,729 tonnes of airfreight during its first full calendar year of operations.

NEWS Thursday, 24 February 2011 |

Dubai World Central–Al Maktoum opens for passenger flghts



Dubai World Central–Al Maktoum International (DWC) officially opened for general aviation operations today.

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