Air Cargo

CWT-SML Logistics Opens Dubai Facility

March 14, 2013 0

Logistics solutions provider CWT-SML Logistics has inaugurated a 134,549sq ft (12,500m2) facility at aerotropolis Dubai World Central (DWC), UAE. The facility provides a full range of logistics services, including third-party logistics, inbound shipment processing and […]

Air Traffic Control

ADAC Selects GAL for Air Navigation

March 8, 2013 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has signed a seven-year contract with Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) to provide civil air navigation services at ADAC’s five airports, starting May 1. Worth more than AED538 million (US$146m), the […]


Dubai Achieves Monthly Record

February 27, 2013 0

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 5,559,760 passengers in January 2013, setting a new monthly record for the UAE airport and representing a 14.6% increase from the 4,852,139 passengers handled in January last year. Aircraft movements totalled […]

Air Cargo

Abu Dhabi Sees Running Start for 2013

February 26, 2013 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has released its January traffic report for the Emirate’s international airport, showing a 19.6% increase in passenger traffic year-on-year. More than 1.3 million travellers passed through the airport last month.  […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Triples Profit

February 4, 2013 0

The national carrier of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has reported net profit of US$42 million in 2012, up 200% on 2011 which saw $14m. Total revenue increased 17% from $4.1bn to $4.8bn, as the airline […]


Abu Dhabi Sees Record Retail Revenue

January 30, 2013 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), operator of the Emirate’s five airports, has revealed that Abu Dhabi Duty Free retail revenue reached AED 809.5 million (US$220m) in 2012, a 24% increase year-on-year, setting a new record […]


Midfield Advances

January 23, 2013 0

Caroline Cook reports on the latest updates from the Midfield Terminal Complex development at Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE. Construction of the Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is due for […]


A380 World First

January 23, 2013 0

Dubai Airports began the phased opening of Concourse A – the world’s first dedicated A380 facility – at Dubai International’s Terminal 3, with four of its 20 contact gates brought into operation on January 2.  […]


Refurbishment of DXB’s Terminal 1 to Begin

January 14, 2013 0

Just weeks after the A380 concourse opened, Dubai International Airport (DXB) plans to start work on a major refurbishment of its Terminal 1. The refurbishment includes more efficient and streamlined baggage screening in the departures […]


Dubai Residents Test New A380 Concourse

December 17, 2012 0

Operator Dubai Airports conducted the first operational trial involving members of the public at the newly-built Concourse A – the world’s first purpose-built A380 facility – in Terminal 3 on Saturday (Dec 15). The trial […]