Dubai Airports voted as the Aviation & Transport Company of the Year at the Gulf Business Awards 2017

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International (DXB), the world’s number one airport for international passengers, and Dubai World Central (DWC), was voted as the Aviation & Transport Company of the Year at the Gulf Business Awards 2017, which were announced at a ceremony held in Dubai on… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports recognized with three awards at the Business Continuity Institute Middle East Awards 2017

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports, operator of the world’s number one airport for international passengers, won three awards at the Business Continuity Institute Middle East Awards 2017 at a ceremony held in Dubai recently. The BCI Middle East Awards recognise the outstanding contributions of business continuity, risk and resilience professionals and… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ initiatives resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016 across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) – equivalent to powering 235 homes for a full year, the operator reported today. The report was issued just… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports highlighted its green mobility event with electric car on a 34,000 km zero-emission road trip stopped by at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — An electric car that is on a 34,000 kilometre zero-emission road trip – from the Netherlands to Australia – and has been driven through 22 countries, stopped by at Dubai International to refuel and support Dubai Airports’ green mobility event on March 2. Dubai Airports organised the event… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports welcomed delegation from Abu Dhabi Airports Corporation to provide update on its expansion plans

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths welcomed a high-ranking delegation from Abu Dhabi Airports Corporation (ADAC) on Sunday to provide an update on airport expansion plans and exchange views on industry developments. The visit also included a tour of Concourse D, Dubai Airports’ $1.2 billion facility that… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports optimises coordination of shuttle buses with Intelligent Traffic System at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports continues to use technology to improve service and boost capacity as part of its DXB Plus programme designed to elevate capacity at Dubai International (DXB) to 118 million by 2023. The latest innovation takes the form of an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS), which optimises the… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports now an official supporter of Dubai Expo 2020

Dubai Airports now an official supporter of Dubai Expo 2020   Dubai, UAE, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bureau Dubai Expo 2020 to ensure a world-class experience for the millions of guests that will visit… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports to expand the number of A380 contact stands at Dubai International’s (DXB) Concourse C

Dubai, UAE, 2016-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports has announced it has commissioned work on a project that will expand the number of A380 contact stands at Dubai International’s (DXB) Concourse C to enable the facility to accommodate Emirates’ growing fleet of superjumbos. The project will increase the number of Code F gates (A380… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ CEO Paul Griffiths named the Business Leader of the Year at Gulf Business Awards 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2016-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports’ CEO Paul Griffiths was named the Business Leader of the Year at the fifth edition of Gulf Business Awards 2016, which hosted some of the UAE’s key business leaders in Dubai on Tuesday evening. Griffiths was also named the Business Leader of the Year for the… Read the full press release

Dubai International welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in April a 7.2% increase vs. same month last year

Dubai, UAE, 2016-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai International (DXB), the world’s number one international airport, welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in April according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Passenger numbers reached 6,978,268 in April, up 7.2 per cent from the 6,510,653 guests who visited the airport in… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports announces successful implementation of its ‘follow the greens’ airfield guidance system

Dubai, UAE, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ —  Dubai Airports, in collaboration with technology provider Honeywell, today confirmed the successful implementation of its ‘follow the greens’ airfield guidance system, leading-edge technology which streamlines operations, optimises ground traffic flow and reduces controller-pilot communications . The state-of-the-art Ground Traffic Management (GTM) solution, helps pilots to safely navigate through… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ employees and partners participated in airplane pulling contest to raise funds to prevent and treat blindness around the world

Dubai, UAE, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Employees of Dubai Airports and its partners participated in an airplane pulling contest today as part of ‘Your Sight, Our Happiness’ initiative to raise funds for Orbis, an NGO which works to prevent and treat blindness around the world through training and education, and its flying eye hospital… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths named CAPA Asia Pacific Airport Chief Executive of the Year

Dubai, UAE, 2015-11-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths was named the CAPA Asia Pacific Airport Chief Executive of the Year. A new category established for 2015, this award is given to the airport executive who has demonstrated outstanding strategic thinking and innovative direction for the growth of their business and the industry…. Read the full press release

Dubai Airports announces line-up of UAE bands for musicDXB

DUBAI, 2015-11-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports has announced a line-up of five up-and-coming UAE bands for musicDXB, an initiative launched with Katy Perry’s performance at the Dubai Airshow Gala Dinner and a pop-up show by UK swing kings Jack Pack at Dubai International, the world’s largest stage and number one international airport. “Katy Perry… Read the full press release

Dubai International August 2015: the highest monthly traffic in our 55-year history

Dubai, UAE, 2015-11-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai International registered the highest monthly traffic in its 55-year history with 7.2 million passengers in August. According to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today, traffic at the world’s number one hub for international passengers reached 7,282,256, up 9.5 per cent from 6,648,058 recorded during… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports opens new facility for families at Dubai International’s Terminal 3

Dubai, UAE, 2015-7-30 — /Travel PR News/ — If you are travelling through Dubai International’s Terminal 3 with family and kids, a pleasant surprise awaits you at Concourse B’s Zen Garden where Dubai Airports has just opened a new facility for families. Located between Gates B7 and B8, the new family facility features a children’s area complete… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports won the Gold Award for ‘Best Internal Communications During A Brand Development Programme’ at the Transform Awards Middle East & North Africa

Dubai, UAE, 2015-6-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports was declared winner of the Gold Award for ‘Best Internal Communications During A Brand Development Programme’ at the Transform Awards Middle East & North Africa, at a ceremony in Dubai recently. The award category recognises an organisation’s approach in engaging all its employees, especially in communicating a… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports: Expansion of Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central’s (DWC’s) existing passenger terminal to begin later this year

Dubai, UAE, 2015-5-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports today confirmed that construction is expected to begin later this year on the expansion of Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central’s (DWC’s) existing passenger terminal which will boost the current capacity of 6 million passengers a year to 26 million. As Dubai International nears its capacity… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports partners with the world’s largest car rental booking platform rentalcars.com

Dubai, UAE, 2015-3-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports today announced that it has partnered with rentalcars.com, the world’s largest car rental booking platform, to provide passengers with an easy and cost effective way to rent a car directly from the Dubai Airports website, www.dubaiairports.ae. The new multi-lingual service – available in English and Arabic –… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports launched social media campaign to highlight range of services available at the airport

New social media campaign to highlight range of services available at the airport  Dubai, UAE, 2015-3-10 — /Travel PR News/ — What could a penguin possibly do to entertain itself in the world’s number one international airport? Dubai Airports today launched a social media campaign that finally answers that age-old question. The campaign, which is splashed across… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports: Dubai International (DXB) secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger traffic

Dubai, UAE, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports today released its year-end traffic report which confirm that Dubai International (DXB) has secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers. Full year passenger numbers totalled 70,475,636, up 6.1 per cent from the 66,431,533 recorded in 2013. This followed robust passenger traffic growth… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports issues advisory for passengers to ease their travel through Dubai International during the seasonal rush this week and over the weekend

Dubai, UAE, 2014-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports has issued an advisory for passengers to ease their travel through Dubai International as part of preparations for the seasonal rush of travellers anticipated to hit peak later this week and over the weekend. Smart Travel Tips Aim to arrive early at the airport. It is best… Read the full press release

Dubai International passenger traffic rose 5.7% in October putting the airport on track to eclipse the 71 million passenger mark by year-end

Dubai, UAE, 2014-12-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose 5.7 per cent in October putting the airport on track to eclipse the 71 million passenger mark by year-end, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Passenger traffic in October totalled 5,989,007 compared to 5,667,698 recorded in the corresponding… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports introduced new airport App that incorporates information from both Dubai International and Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC)

Dubai, UAE, 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports has introduced a new mobile App that puts all the information passengers need to easily navigate one of the world’s leading international airports at their fingertips, guiding them from check-in to boarding. The App incorporates information from both Dubai International and Al Maktoum International at… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports welcomed the announcement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum endorsing the US$ 32bn expansion of Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central

Dubai, UAE, 2014-9-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports today welcomed the announcement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai endorsing the AED120bn (US$ 32bn) expansion of Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) which will ultimately accommodate more than 200 million… Read the full press release

First Cathay Pacific Freighter arrived at Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai, UAE, 2014-2-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central welcomed Cathay Pacific’s first freighter flight on Saturday. The first Cathay Pacific CX061 Boeing 747-8 freighter took off from Hong Kong and arrived at DWC on 1 February 2014. The milestone event was celebrated by a traditional water salute upon the freighter’s arrival at… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to move its freighter operations from Dubai International to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC)

Dubai, UAE, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific announced today that it will move its freighter operations from Dubai International to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) from 01 February 2014. Dubai is Cathay Pacific’s transit hub for its European destinations including Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Paris and Milan. The airline currently operates 7 weekly… Read the full press release

flydubai moved its flight operations from the main terminal at Kuwait International Airport to the Sheikh Saad Al Abdallah General Aviation Terminal

Kuwait, 2013-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — flydubai today celebrated moving its eight daily flight operations from the main terminal at Kuwait International Airport to the Sheikh Saad Al Abdallah General Aviation Terminal. The move to the terminal offers an enhanced customer experience for flydubai passengers flying in and out of Kuwait. flydubai’s inaugural flight, FZ057, touched down at… Read the full press release

Dubai International announced its busiest six months ever with 32.6M passengers in the first half of 2013

2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dubai International’s passenger traffic hit 32.6 million in the first half of this year, making it the busiest six months in the airport’s record-studded history, according to the traffic report issued today by airport operator Dubai Airports. According to the report, Dubai International handled a total of 5,537,908 passengers in June, a… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports opens Concourse D to food and beverage operators and retail-service providers

Dubai, UAE, 2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dubai Airports is inviting bids from food and beverage operators and selective retail-service providers for the award of concessions in Concourse D at Dubai International. Construction of Concourse D is well underway with the facility’s opening slated for 2015. The opportunity is available to food and beverage providers in the… Read the full press release