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NEWS Wednesday, 05 February 2020 |

Dubai retains status as world's busiest international airport

Dubai International Airport (DXB) handled 86.4 million passengers in 2019 to retain its status as the world's busiest international airport.

NEWS Tuesday, 10 December 2019 |

Dubai's retail/F&B partners to drastically reduce use of plastics

In just over three weeks’ time, plastic cutlery, drinking straws, take-away food packaging and polythene bags will start to disappear from cafés, restaurants and shops at Dubai International Airport (DXB).

NEWS Wednesday, 11 September 2019 |

DXB retains status as world's busiest international airport

Despite the enforced 45-day closure of one of its two runways for refurbishment work, Dubai International Airport (DXB) welcomed 41.3 million passengers in the first half of 2019 to maintain its status as the world’s busiest international airport by traffic volumes.

NEWS Monday, 08 July 2019 |

DXB opens new lounge for unaccompanied minors

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has opened a new 'lounge' for unaccompanied kids – courtesy of ground services provider, dnata.

NEWS Tuesday, 25 June 2019 |

Asian street kitchen opens in DXB's Terminal 3

Asian Street Kitchen has become the latest innovative F&B outlet to open at Dubai International Airport (DXB).

NEWS Monday, 29 October 2018 |

Emirates unveils 'biometric path' for passengers at Dubai International Airport

Emirates claims to be gearing up to launch the world’s first 'biometric path' which will offer its customers a smooth and truly seamless airport journey at its Dubai International Airport (DXB) hub.

NEWS Monday, 26 February 2018 |

New SmartGates open for business at Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has become the latest gateway to introduce Automated Border Control SmartGate technology.

NEWS Tuesday, 20 February 2018 |

Beijing Capital retains status as world's second busiest airport for passenger traffic

Beijing Capital International Airport retained its status as the second busiest airport on the planet in 2017, handling 95.8 million passengers – just 8.1 million less than world No.1, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta.

NEWS Tuesday, 22 August 2017 |

Busiest ever month at Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport (DXB) recorded its busiest ever month for passenger traffic in July with over eight million passengers passing through the UAE gateway, according to operator, Dubai Airports.

NEWS Tuesday, 25 April 2017 |

Dubai International Airport on target to handle close to 90 million passengers in 2017

The world’s busiest international gateway, Dubai International Airport (DXB), continues to grow with a record 22.4 million passengers (+7.4%) passing through its facilities in the first quarter of 2017.

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