28-Jun-2010 11:43 AM

Middle East airports to have capacity of 400 million within years

UAE's Dubai Airports CEO, Paul Griffiths, expects Middle East airports to have a collective capacity of 400 million passengers within the next few years, with Dubai contributing 50% to the total (Emirates Business 24-7, 27-Jun-2010). He stated: "The pace of the growth we're seeing is frenetic thanks to capacity increases, improving economic conditions and rising consumer confidence."