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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Boeing's Starliner crew prepped for long stay aboard ISS as delays stymie return

The National 09 Jul 2024
“The crew and Nasa were always prepared for a longer mission in case of any number of scenarios,” said Mr Flachbart, who is now a strategic business consultant for companies that host space education programmes, including for Dubai-based Compass International's Space and Rocketery Academy....

UAE students celebrate as IB results are announced

Gulf News 06 Jul 2024
...Abu Dhabi, and GEMS Modern Academy ... At the Innoventures Education group too, students performed brilliantly, with a 99.6 per cent pass rate at Dubai International Academy - Emirates Hills (DIA EH), Dubai International Academy - Al Barsha (DIA AB) and Raffles World Academy (RWA)....

UAE: IB 2024 results out, topper gets perfect score

Khaleejtimes 05 Jul 2024
Some of the toppers include Jana Roy, from Dubai International Academy - Emirates Hills (DIA EH), scored a full 45 points – a feat achieved by an elite 0.1 per cent of IB Diploma students globally ... Based on the results shared with Khaleej Times, students from DIA EH, Dubai ......

Six Dubai-based athletes look to shine at Paris Olympics 2024

Gulf Today 03 Jul 2024
Each of these six athletes who have qualified for Paris have been performing over a sustained period of time while winning a large number of titles and medals at various local, regional and international championships with the academies they train with in Dubai ... Over time, Dubai ......

Pete Cowen Academy to finally get dedicated facility at Emirates Golf Club

Gulf News 02 Jul 2024
The Master PGA Professional’s name has been synonymous with Dubai since opening his first international location of his Academy at the prestigious club back in 2002 ... Deane, Head International Development Coach at Dubai Golf, spent 12 years at Emirates Golf Club before moving to ......

Students from UAE compete in prestigious international debate championship in Slovenia

Khaleejtimes 01 Jul 2024
The 12 students representing the UAE were Aastha Reshamiya, Advik Bansal, Aarohi Reshamiya, and Ved Kedia from Jumeirah College; Aadit Agarwal, Arnav Bhosale, Arav Somani, Shrika Vijay, Adhikshita Mahesh, and Aarav Goyal from Gems Modern Academy; Megha Thaleshwar from English College; and Aditya Sativada from Dubai International Academy....

Azizi Developments, Kludi GmbH & Co. extend multiple projects partnership

Eye Of Riyadh 26 Jun 2024
Major attractions in proximity include Dubai Autodrome, the Els Club, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, Dubai International Stadium, Football Academy Dubai, Sports Park, ICC Academy, Miracle Garden, and IMG Parks & Resorts, among many others....

Dubai: KHDA halts school inspections for next academic year

Khaleejtimes 22 Jun 2024
Some ‘Outstanding’ rated schools this year include Dubai College, Jumeirah College, GEMS Modern Academy, Kings School Dubai, Dubai International Academy (DIA), Dubai English Speaking School (DESS), Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS), Arabian Ranches, among others....