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Dubai aims to avoid Heathrow T5 meltdown- Terminal 3 to launch operations on 14-Oct-08


Dubai Airports announced a “phased” opening of Dubai International Airport’s upcoming USD4.1 billion Terminal 3 (T3) will officially commence on 14-Oct-08. The dedicated Emirates facility is scheduled to then “progressively” open to its full capacity in four subsequent phases until Dec-08, to ensure that systems and processes are working smoothly. [1090 words]

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  • Longer term future of Dubai Airport uncertain
  • Al Maktoum to be financed through private and government investment partnership
  • Dubai attracting private sector investment
  • Airport rail link project face delays

Graphs and data:

  • Dubai International Airport passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth: Jun-07 to May-08
  • Features of upcoming Terminal 3 and associated Concourse 2
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