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July 23, 2019

Dubai Airports launches high-tech system to monitor DXB operations in real-time

Upping the ante on enhancing the customer experience at Dubai International (DXB), operator Dubai Airports has launched a high-tech system that monitors airport operations in real-time and visualises traffic flows to support consistently smooth operations at the world’s busiest airport. 

realtimeDXB, a bespoke cloud-based platform, gathers data generated by more than 50 operational systems, including those of Dubai Airports and its many service partners. It uses this information to keep all operational teams involved aware of not only the current scenarios but also developing situations anywhere from airfield to kerbside to anticipate challenges more accurately, [...]

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December 20, 2018

Dubai Airports welcomes its billionth passenger

Dubai Airports (DXB) and representatives from across the aviation sector and the emirate of Dubai gave a warm welcome to the airport’s billionth passenger, nine-year-old Arjun and his family, who arrived this morning from Orlando, Florida on Emirates flight EK220.

At a celebration held in DXB earlier today, Arjun along with his mother Ramya, father Venkatesh and thirteen-year-old brother Varun, were personally greeted by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports and warmly welcomed on their first visit to Dubai. They were also delighted with details of an unforgettable and surprising set of experiences that showcase Dubai’s longstanding reputation [...]

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December 11, 2018

DXB customer numbers top 7m in October

Dubai International (DXB) started the final quarter of the year on a positive note with 7 million plus customers passing through its doors in October.There was moderate growth in October (2.1% YoY), helping the hub’s traffic to reach 74.5 million passengers for the year. Key facts and figures

Customers served: 7,007,823 in October (2.1%) taking DXB’s year to date numbers to 74,529,259 (+1.5%).

Baggage volumes: 5.7 million bags (+4%) passed through the airport’s sophisticated 175 km long baggage system during October.

Waiting Times: Thanks to the state-of-the-art operations centre at DXB which leverages real-time information to improve service and [...]

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October 4, 2018

DXB sets new record with 8.37 million customers in August

Dubai has 8.37 million reasons to celebrate after that number of customers passed through the world’s #1 international airport Dubai International (DXB) in August, setting a new global standard and surpassing the airport’s former record of 8.23 million set in August 2017.

August marks the second consecutive month that DXB has crossed the eight million customer mark, setting Dubai Airports up for a strong third quarter.  DXB’s average monthly traffic this year is 7.5 million. That’s 1.2 million more than its closest rival London Heathrow (6.29 million).

Dubai Airports’ CEO Paul Griffiths says

“It’s another milestone for Dubai Airports as we continue to break [...]

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