Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي) is the primary airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the 3rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the 6th busiest cargo airport in world and the busiest hub for the Airbus A380. In 2015, DXB handled 78 million passengers, 2.51 million tonnes of cargo and registered 403,517 aircraft movements.

Dubai International is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east of Dubai and spread over an area of 2,900 hectares (7,200 acres) of land. The airport is operated by the Dubai Airports Company and is the home base of Dubai's international airlines, Emirates and flydubai. The Emirates hub is the largest airline hub in the Middle East; Emirates handles around 65% of all passenger traffic and accounts for about 45% of all aircraft movements at the airport. Dubai Airport is also the base for low-cost carrier flydubai which handles 11.6% of passenger traffic at DXB. The airport consists of three terminals and has a total capacity of 75 million passengers annually. Terminal 3 is the second largest building in the world by floor space and the largest airport terminal in the world. As of January 2016, there are over 7,700 weekly flights operated by 140 airlines to over 270 destinations across all six inhabited continents.

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Dubai Police, AASTS-Sharjah organise Professional Diploma in Maritime Security

Urdu Point 24 Nov 2021
Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, said, "Dubai is one of the best maritime hubs in the world, and Dubai Police plays a leading role in maintaining maritime security and enhancing maritime safety....
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Parent power crosses the pond: Headteacher at London's most expensive day school resigns over CRT

Hot Air 24 Nov 2021
She’s an American with twenty years of experience in both American and international schools ... Before joining ASL, she served as director of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and superintendent of Dubai American Academy. Her international career began at The American School of The Hague, where she was high school principal....
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Emirates flight training academy invites applicants

New Business Ethiopia 09 Nov 2021
The Emirates Flight Training Academy is inviting aspiring UAE Nationals and residents as well as international candidates seeking a career in aviation to join its cadet training programme ... Admissions are now open at the world’s most advanced flight training academy, and interested international candidates are encouraged to apply online....
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ICC T20 World Cup, IPL: From allowing fans to keeping wickets fresh, Dubai rises to the challenge

Gulf News 08 Nov 2021
While the Dubai International Stadium, along with the two other venues in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah rose to the occasion last year for the IPL, the challenge was bigger on a number of fronts - namely the spectators, sustenance of the wickets and on the hospitality front this time....
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HERO Hatta, Dubai Muscle Show and Moonlight Classic headline list of 32 sports events in ...

Urdu Point 25 Oct 2021
The other sports events taking place in Dubai this week are the GEC Tech+ Championship 2021, the IT industry’s first corporate multi-sports challenge, which has attracted more than 3,000 participants; the Ultimate Race Night in Dubai International Academy Al Barsha (Oct ......
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Dubai, UK firms form JV to chase sports business deals

Arabian Business 25 Oct 2021
Besides having some of the globe’s best stadiums for various sports, Dubai is home to state-of-the-art coaching academies across disciplines, which are grooming the international stars of the future....
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UAE: Two innovative teens are helping peers 'learn on the go', gain financial literacy

Khaleejtimes 24 Oct 2021
Two Dubai students are aspiring to revolutionise education for their fellow peers through their innovative platforms. Ahad Khot and Rishi Shah, from Dubai International Academy — Emirates Hill, aren't just empowering local teens — they've created a movement for hundreds of thousands of students around the world....
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Dubai hosted 17 international and domestic sports events during the weekend

Urdu Point 18 Oct 2021
DUBAI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Oct, 2021) The blockbuster Indian Premier League final between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Stadium on Friday night topped a list of 17 sports events that took place across Dubai during the weekend ... at Dubai International Academy in Al-Barsha....
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Female founder of Dubai homegrown boxing gym signs first female pro boxer

Gulf News 17 Oct 2021
International boxers join forces with Dubai gym to help battle bullies Coldwell brings exciting boxing prospects to Dubai for camp Hamzah Sheeraz - Remember the name of a rising boxing superstar working hard in Dubai Real Boxing Only gym to get women fighting fit in the UAE....
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T20 World Cup: Riveting battles await fans in UAE

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021
Sixteen teams will be vying for the top prize in the abridged format of the sport across four venues over the month, with fixtures to be played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground in Al Amerat....
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Dubai’s hosting of T20 Cricket World Cup final adds further shine to its status as a leading global sporting destination

Gulf News 16 Oct 2021
“In addition to some of the globe’s best stadiums for various sports, Dubai is home to state-of-the-art coaching academies across disciplines, which are grooming the international stars of the future, all of which have made the emirate’s sports sector one of the fastest growing in the world.”....
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Dubai hosts T20 Cricket World Cup, adds further shine to its status as a leading ...

Urdu Point 16 Oct 2021
"In addition to some of the globe’s best stadiums for various sports, Dubai is home to state-of-the-art coaching academies across disciplines, which are grooming the international stars of the future, all of which have made the emirate’s sports sector one of the fastest growing in the world."....
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