#Airport

Here’s how biometric has changed the airport environment

Although the pandemic has affected the air travel industry, new technologies and contactless systems can eliminate the bottlenecks, says Osama Nawayseh, Middle East sales manager at Vision-Box

Dubai’s DXB to welcome 1.8 million passengers from Nov 25 until Dec 5

December 4 is expected to be the busiest day during this period

Dubai’s Emirates expects 190,000 passengers to travel through DXB’s Terminal 3 this weekend

The busiest day for the airline will be Friday, October 15

Uganda Airlines chooses Dubai as first destination outside Africa

The carrier is operating direct services between the Ugandan capital and Dubai three times a week

Two explosions outside Kabul airport wound US troops, Afghans

The blast occurred around the time President Joe Biden was scheduled to meet with his national security team about the situation in Afghanistan

UAE civil aviation authority says all flights to Afghanistan suspended

Desperate scenes played out on Monday at Kabul’s international airport, the only area still under US control

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Dubai’s DXB to handle more than one million passengers between August 12-22

Travellers are urged to stay abreast of the latest travel regulations

Saudi Arabia plans $147bn expansion for transport sector

Saudi officials want to turn the capital of Riyadh into a global business hub

Over 450,000 passengers to pass through DXB’s Terminal 3 over next two weekends – Emirates

High passenger traffic is expected to start from June 30 and run through till July 12

Saudi wealth fund weighs new airport in Riyadh for tourism drive

The crown prince’s economic transformation plan has identified Islamic pilgrimage as a key source of non-oil revenue

UAE: All passengers must declare currencies, negotiable instruments valued over Dhs60,000

The value of gifts brought in with travellers should not exceed Dhs3,000

Saudi’s AlUla airport receives inaugural flynas flight from Riyadh

Flynas will operate two weekly flights between Riyadh and AlUla on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Dubai’s Emirates operates first flight with vaccinated crew at all customer touchpoints

Close to 26,000 of the group’s frontline aviation workforce has been vaccinated with two doses

Dubai International Airport reports 70% dip in passenger traffic in 2020

A total of 2.19 million passengers travelled through the airport in December 2020

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UAE says seeking clarity from Denmark regarding suspension of flights

Denmark suspended all flights from the UAE for five days starting Thursday

Emirates introduces self check-in, bag drop off service at Dubai airport

The service is now available to customers travelling to all destinations except to the US, Canada, China, India and Hong Kong

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UAE residents flying back to Dubai still require GDRFA approval

A directive that went into effect on Wednesday had said all expats with UAE residency visas can enter the country without prior approvals

Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to Stockholm from August 1

The airline’s passenger network will broaden to 63 destinations in August

UAE’s Etihad to resume flights to Shanghai from July 27

The service will operate with an initial weekly flight from Abu Dhabi

UAE reveals process for expired visa holders to leave country without paying fines

All related fines for visa violators will be waived if they leave before August 18

Muscat airport’s new terminal on final approach

The new terminal provides transit and origin-destination passengers with enhanced services

Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Jumps 11% In August

Passenger numbers rose 5.7 percent to 46.48 million people in the first eight months of the year.