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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Kenyan pair clear hurdles to get in the running for Tokyo 2020

Gulf News 13 Nov 2019
Dubai ... On Tuesday, both athletes were special invitees to the students’ assembly at Dubai International Academy (DIA), Emirates Hills, where they both spoke of their trials in becoming top-level athletes, to motivate school children ... I am sure these two weeks of training in Dubai will help me achieve my Olympic dream.”....
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Dubai schools drop homework to allow pupils to 'have a life'

The National 13 Nov 2019
Some schools in Dubai are ditching homework to allow pupils to "have a life" and ease the demands placed on parents ... At Ambassador International Academy in Dubai, children do "homework" within school hours and are given time twice a week to ensure tasks are completed....
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Fun things to do in the UAE on Tuesday, November 5

Gulf News 05 Nov 2019
DUBAI ... Listen to a talk by Dr Unni Karunakara, the former International President of Medecins Sans Frontieres and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from 2010-13 ... At Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai International Academic City, from 10.30am ... DUBAI FITNESS CHALLENGE EVENTS. Dubai Fitness Challenge. Register for Dubai Run 30x30....
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Burj trip and coffee beans: What WWE stars Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins did in Dubai

The National 04 Nov 2019
WWE Raw Women’s champion Becky Lynch was in town for the Dubai Fitness Challenge at the weekend ... The 32-year-old also made a visit to Dubai international Academy in Al Barsha where she spoke to students as well as led them in an exercise session ... 64 things to do in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the other emirates this November....
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School centres for AI, space science, sustainability launched in UAE

Khaleej Times 28 Oct 2019
Among the centres introduced were Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at GEMS Dubai American Academy; Digital Industries and Sustainability at GEMS FirstPoint School-The Villa; Aviation and Space at GEMS International School-Al Khail; Performance and Theatre Technologies at GEMS ......
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28 international schools participate in ENAA education fair

Business Day Online 18 Oct 2019
Twenty eight international schools have participated as exhibitors in this ... Some of the visiting international schools includes; La Garenne and Brillamont both of Switzerland, Lincoln Academy USA, Albert College of Canada and Swiss International School from Dubai among others....
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Dubai student’s car pool app is a runaway hit with parents

Gulf News 13 Oct 2019
Dubai.. Dubai ... Palicha, the deputy head boy of Gems Modern Academy (GMA), conceived the idea of GoPool at the age 15 while dropping his younger brother to school ... Aadit truly embodies the newly crafted Vision Statement of GEMS Modern Academy - inspiring students to be positive change-makers.” ... • Gems Modern Academy ... • Dubai International Academy....
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UAE mobile network changes name again: Here's why

Khaleej Times 13 Oct 2019
The Frenchman has been a regular visitor to Dubai and has attended two editions of the Dubai International Sports Conference as well. Seedorf, meanwhile, will speak about "Sports Academies And Technology" alongside former Ukraine swimmer Yana Klochkova in the final session of Day Two ... Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre....
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How Dubai schools can offer good education 'without the bells and whistles'

The National 12 Oct 2019
Another school which has followed the affordable trend is Ambassador International Academy, which brands itself as Dubai's first affordable International Baccalaureate school. While IB schools in Dubai charge tuition fees up to Dh76,000 for kindergarten, Ambassador International ......
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Bairstow inspires young cricketers at ICC Academy

Gulf News 05 Oct 2019
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow inspired the budding cricketers at the Dubai Sports City’s International Cricket Council Academy (ICCA) ... He was impressed with the world class facilities at the ICC Academy for local and international players which includes cricket ......
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Dubai's most inspirational teacher wins Dh220,000 prize

The National 05 Oct 2019
Four other teachers also won awards for their achievements; Annamma Lucy, of Our Own English High School (boys) in Sharjah, Ayesha Aslam, of GEMS Westminster School in Sharjah, Elspeth Mackie of GEMS Wellington Academy-Al Khail, and Ramy Wagdy Aboudishdish, of Cambridge International School-Dubai....
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GEMS’ most inspirational teacher gets Dh220,000

Gulf News 05 Oct 2019
Annamma Lucy of Our Own English High School (Boys) - Sharjah (Early & Primary Years Teaching); Ayesha Aslam of GEMS Westminster School - Sharjah (Secondary Years); Elspeth Mackie of GEMS Wellington Academy-Al Khail (Inclusion); and Ramy Wagdy Aboudishdish of Cambridge International School-Dubai (Arabic & Islamic)....
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Dubai teacher takes home Dh220,000

Gulf News 05 Oct 2019
Annamma Lucy of Our Own English High School (Boys) - Sharjah (Early & Primary Years Teaching); Ayesha Aslam of GEMS Westminster School - Sharjah (Secondary Years); Elspeth Mackie of GEMS Wellington Academy-Al Khail (Inclusion); and Ramy Wagdy Aboudishdish of Cambridge International School-Dubai (Arabic & Islamic)....
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