Dubai to open world’s biggest airport in June

25 Feb 2010

(MENAFN) The Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Airports said that the emirate’s Al Maktoum International airport, the world’s largest, is on track for its June 27 opening, Reuters reported.

He pointed out that the new airport will launch with freighter operations in four months time with passenger operations being introduced at a later date, Paul Griffiths said.

He also indicated that the aviation body was in advanced talks with various international airlines to start operations from the airport.

It is worth mentioning that Al Maktoum International is part of the $33 billion Dubai World Central development in Jebel Ali.

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