Tag: Dubai International Airport

Dubai Airports opens regions’s biggest airport solar energy system

Dubai Airports has announced the installation of the Middle East’s largest airport solar energy system, set to save the airport AED 3.3 million (£715,000) per year. The system was installed in collaboration with Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a subsidiary of Dubai Electricity a...

Dubai Airports launches cloud-based monitoring system

Operator Dubai Airports has announced the launch of a new real-time monitoring system to support operations at Dubai International (DXB), the world’s third busiest airport. The cloud-based platform, named realtimeDXB, gathers data from over 50 operational systems in order to keep operational t...

DXB and DWC ‘good to go’ for runway closure

Dubai Airports has confirmed operations teams at both airports are ‘good to go’ for the commencement of the 45-day long refurbishment of the southern runway at Dubai International Airport (DXB). The runway is nearing the end of its design life and requires a complete upgrade to accommodate fu...

Flights resumed at Dubai International Airport after reports of drone activity

Dubai International Airport flights were put on hold for almost 30-minutes today (February 15), due to reports of drone activity at the airport. According to Sky News, a spokesperson from the airport said flight suspension ‘at the world's third busiest airport’ was experienced between GMT 06.13...

DNATA launches a ‘cutting-edge’ resource management system in Dubai

Air service provider Dubai National Air Transport Association (DNATA) is continuing to drive innovation in the Middle East aviation industry by launching its new resource management system in Dubai.  The new system, which includes a leading-edge software platform and advanced analytic tools, will ...

Emirates develops application to reduce aircraft turnaround delays at Dubai hub

Emirates passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport (DXB) can expect fewer delays associated with aircraft turnaround thanks to a new innovative application built in-house called the Hub Monitor. Hub Monitor is being used by Emirates’ operational staff in Dubai t...

Dubai International customer numbers top 7 million in October

Dubai International (DXB) started the final quarter of the year on a positive note with seven million plus customers passing through its terminals in October. There was moderate growth in October (2.1 per cent YOY), helping the hub’s traffic to reach 74.5 million passengers for the year. In ...

DXB rock and roll forward with opening of new Hard Rock Cafe

In a music-themed press release, Dubai International has stated it has 'raised its rock star credentials to new heights by welcoming globally recognised brand, Hard Rock Café, to the DXB playlist.' Yesterday evening Hard Rock Café officially opened its doors in DXB’s Concourse B to customers ...

DXB operating ‘as normal’ amid rumoured ‘targeting’ by drones

Dubai International is operating as normal amid rumors the airport was being targeted by drone users, causing delays to its operations. As can be seen below, the airport released a short statement on social media to clarify that the airport was indeed running as normal. https://twitter.com/DXB...

Emirates gains IATA compliance for baggage operation at Dubai

Emirates has gained IATA's RES 753 compliance for its baggage operation at Dubai International Airport (DXB). The new compliance from IATA allows the Middle Eastern airline to use its ability to track bags at four designated spots in the airport. Emirates plans to use the four points at DXB to tra...

Siemens wins contracts at Dubai airports

Siemens has secured two contracts at international airports in Dubai for baggage and material handling. The six-year long contract, with an option to extend, is the most expensive service agreement signed by the Siemens subsidiary, Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL). At Dubai I...

The operational gains of A-CDM and how it is shared with passengers

Collaboration in aviation is invariably a topic of discussion when airport leaders come together. Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) is a practical expansion of this discussion. It aims to improve efficiency at airports - many of which are increasingly congested. Data is shared as A-CDM i...

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