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 schools offering 'freebies' in bid to increase low pupil numbers

The National 06 Sep 2019
Schools in Dubai are offering free lunches, uniforms and transport in an effort to boost low pupil numbers amid growing competition in the emirate ... David Hicks, principal at Dubai International Academy Al Barsha, said the school had increased pupil numbers from 412 to 756 in the past 12 months....
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Dubai schools put on special activities to ease pupils' nerves

The National 01 Sep 2019
Scavenger hunts and team building exercises helped ease pupils into a potentially anxious first day of school in Dubai on Sunday ... Dubai's new schools to help meet demand for cheaper education ... David Hicks, principal at Dubai International Academy Al Barsha said the school will welcome around 300 new pupils on Monday....
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UAE school fee hike: What parents can expect this year

Gulf News 28 Aug 2019
Ambassador International Academy (AIA), a UK-IB school in Dubai, has discounted its annual tuition fees by 40 per cent “to make it affordable and accessible for parents”, said Kamal Kalwani, co-founder and vice-chairman of AIA ... High School, UK Apple International School (Branch)....
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UAE schools offer discounts, freeze fees for new academic year

Gulf News 28 Aug 2019
Ambassador International Academy (AIA), a UK-IB school in Dubai, has discounted its annual tuition fees by 40 per cent “to make it affordable and accessible for parents”, said Kamal Kalwani, co-founder and vice-chairman of AIA ... High School, UK Apple International School (Branch)....
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Dubai to open five new schools this year, three next year

Gulf News 27 Aug 2019
Gulf News can confirm that the new schools opening this year in Dubai include Ambassador International Academy (a UK-IB school in Al Qouz) and Al Salam Community School (a UK school in Al Twar 2) ... Ambassador International Academy which is set to open its door for students in September 2019....
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Brexit pushes Egyptian teen to study in Germany over the UK

The National 13 Aug 2019
People I spoke to, even those studying in the UK, don’t think it is the best place to work,” said Mr Omar, 18, who consulted friends, relatives and former pupils of his school, Dubai International Academy, while researching university options ... in a British school in Dubai....
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IIFA Awards will not travel abroad, to return to Mumbai

Gulf News 09 Aug 2019
After having travelled to foreign locales of Madrid, New York, Johannesburg, Amsterdam, Dubai, Colombo and so on, the 20th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards is headed home in September, say organisers ... Co-Founder-Director — Wizcraft International....
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Meet Dubai teen who turns waste into affordable housing

Gulf News 09 Aug 2019
Dubai ... “Mud bricks last two months to two years depending on the soil composition, and 40 per cent of the bricks don’t make it through the last stage of formation, so a lot of effort goes unutilised,” said the Dubai International Academy student, who was interning at an African alloy factory at the time of last year’s tribal encounter....
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Meet the Dubai teen who turns waste into affordable housing

Gulf News 09 Aug 2019
Dubai ... “Mud bricks last two months to two years depending on the soil composition, and 40 per cent of the bricks don’t make it through the last stage of formation, so a lot of effort goes unutilised,” said the Dubai International Academy student, who was interning at an African alloy factory at the time of last year’s tribal encounter....
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HI-YAH! Inside the UAE's booming martial arts scene

The National 22 Jul 2019
The meteoric rise of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has boosted demand for classes in a host of fighting styles in Dubai and Abu Dhabi ... Master Grant Randall runs the WTTU Moo Duk Taekwondo centre in Dubai International Financial Centre, the UAE’s first full-time training academy ... Dubai pianist hitting back after adversity to become boxing reality star....
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Hero UAE cop saves expat father, son from drowning

Khaleej Times 15 Jul 2019
Major Dr Ahmad Mohammed Obaid has a PhD in criminal law, Dubai Police Academy, and a Master's degree in international law from Ajman University ... Originally from Egypt, I have been in Dubai since December 2005 ... I have also worked as a reporter, correspondent and simultaneous translator with two satellite channels in Dubai ... ....
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IB results: Dubai students surpass int'l benchmarks

Khaleej Times 06 Jul 2019
A total of seven GEMS Education schools sat IB exams, including GEMS World Academy - Dubai, GEMS International School - Al Khail, Dubai American Academy, GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis, GEMS Wellington International School, GEMS Modern Academy, and GEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi....
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From yacht trips to Dubai to charity events with Prince William, 6 elite matchmakers share the wildest dates their millionaire clients have gone on

Business Insider 05 Jul 2019
A charity event where the date met Prince William and Kate MiddletonPatti Stanger, Millionaire's Club Flying a date in from Minnesota to attend the Met Opera in NYC and explore the city for the weekend ($5,000) — April Davis, Luma Search A yacht trip to Dubai ......
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