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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Coronavirus: Going to university this year? Here's what you need to know

The National 30 Mar 2020
Timothy Roberts, principal at Raffles World Academy in Dubai, said he expected that predicted grades and school and teacher recommendations to play a key role ... Jayne Needham, principal at Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills said the school’s team is committed to help pupils to complete their coursework....

Opinion: how Edtech will keep our students on track during Covid-19

Arabian Business 16 Mar 2020
... companies exhibiting here at GESS, the Global Education Supplies Solutions trade show in Dubai ... The platform is already up and running in more than 12 UAE schools including Jumeirah English Speaking School, Dubai College, Dubai International Academy, and Safa Community School....

Sport-by-sport look at the impact of the coronavirus outbreak

AOL 13 Mar 2020
Walesinternational matches with Austria and the United States at the end of March are also both called off ... – The International ... – Surrey have cancelled their pre-season training camp at the ICC Academy in Dubai amid concern over the safety of their players....

HOLD Sport-by-sport look at the impact of the coronavirus outbreak

AOL 13 Mar 2020
... in Dubai amid concern over the safety of their players.The final two one-day internationals between India and South Africa will be played behind closed doors, as will the three-match one-day international series between Australia and New Zealand, which gets under way on Friday....

El-Rufai is right, presidency must move to the East – APC S’East Integrity Group

Business Day Online 08 Mar 2020
He is also consultant to Martime Academy, Oron. The international expert believed to be the brain behind the blueprint that established Dubai development concept which was obtained from the UNCTAD has submitted numerous propositions on how to turn Nigeria into a marine hub and create an economy outside oil....

Give children the best start in life

Gulf News 03 Mar 2020
Dubai International Academy (DIA), Emirates Hills. DIA is the first school in the UAE to be authorised by the Geneva-based International Baccalaureate to offer the full continuum of the (IB) programmes ... Dubai International Academy, Al Barsha Image Credit ... Dubai International Academy, Al Barsha ... Raffles World Academy ... Raffles International School (RIS)....

This Dubai community is built for an active life

Gulf News 27 Feb 2020
The ICC Academy, a joint venture between the International Cricket Council (ICC) and DSC, operates its training sessions here with the intent of creating a global hub for cricket ... Salman Hanif, head of the ICC Cricket Academy, says, “We have both children and adults coming from all over Dubai to train and play with us....

UAE enjoys huge success at Culinary Olympics

Gulf Daily News 24 Feb 2020
Free certificated Training and Education sessions will run again with even more classes on offer than 2019 and the expansion to 5 official education partners (Chef International Centre, Dubai College of Tourism, Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, International Centre for ......

Cricket culture in the UAE is exciting: Sana Mir

Gulf News 18 Feb 2020
Dubai Sports City’s ICC Academy, the state-of-the-art cricket facility located at the premises of the International Cricket Council (ICC), hosted Sana Mir, former captain of Pakistan women’s cricket team, as part of her visit to the UAE ... of cricketers through its academy....

Finastra introduces UAE students to the world of coding

Arab News 19 Jan 2020
During a week-long event, Finastra hosted more than 580 students from Dubai International Academy (DIA) Emirates Hills and Dubai International Academy Al-Barsha ... Serge Tohme, managing director, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Finastra, said ... Candice Combrinck, head of primary, Dubai International Academy Al-Barsha, said ... .......

Kenya: Taifa Open Karate Tourney Starts in Mombasa

All Africa 19 Jan 2020
The Taifa Open Karate Individual Championship got off to a good start at Greenwood Academy in Mombasa on Saturday with youngsters fighting for slots in the Dubai International tournament .......

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