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  • Dubai's ruler clears Al Maktoum for huge expansion


    ​Dubai World Central's new Al Maktoum airport has been given clearance for a Dhs120 billion ($32 billion) expansion which will initially include two satellite buildings able to handle 100 Airbus A380s.


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  • MEBA: DC Aviation reaps rewards from being first to commit to DWC airport


    ​In the dusty expanse of what may one day be the world’s biggest aviation gateway, the fixed base operation of DC...


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  • MEBA: Honeywell upbeat despite sluggish market

    News | 08 Dec 2014 09:53 | Dominic Perry

    ​Honeywell believes the Middle East still represents a region of opportunity, despite its own forecast predicting a near-term slowdown in sales of new jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Honeywell-upbeat-despite-sluggish-market-406701/
  • MEBA: ExecuJet bullish on expansion plans

    News | 08 Dec 2014 09:53 | Dominic Perry

    ​Jet management and charter firm ExecuJet enters the MEBA show hoping that it will shortly get the green light for construction of a new bespoke facility at Dubai World Central (DWC) airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-ExecuJet-bullish-on-expansion-plans-406694/
  • MEBA: Jet makes plans for DWC transition

    News | 07 Dec 2014 14:57 | Dominic Perry

    ​Jet Aviation is already in discussions with both Dubai airports in preparation for an eventual transition of its operations to the Dubai World Central (DWC) site.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Jet-makes-plans-for-DWC-transition-406700/
  • MEBA: XJet to open two Middle East FBOs in 2015

    News | 07 Dec 2014 14:34 | Murdo Morrison

    US FBO operator XJet is taking its membership model to the Gulf with two new facilities due to open next year – one in Saudi Arabia’s oil capital Dammam and one here at Dubai World Central.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-XJet-to-open-two-Middle-East-FBOs-in-2015-406819/
  • MEBA: DC Aviation reaps rewards from being first to commit to DWC airport

    News | 02 Dec 2014 09:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​In the dusty expanse of what may one day be the world’s biggest aviation gateway, the fixed base operation of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim stands in virtual splendid isolation next to the runway. The joint venture between the German charter operator and local conglomerate is one of just a handful of buildings at Dubai’s new Al Maktoum airport. Beyond it, to the horizon, the envisioned Dubai World Central mega development that will envelop the airport remains scrubby, flat desert.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-DC-Aviation-reaps-rewards-from-being-first-to-commit-to-DWC-airport-406382/
  • ANALYSIS: Middle East business aircraft operators surge

    News | 01 Dec 2014 16:14 | Kate Sarsfield

    The Middle East – replete with a never ending supply of very wealthy individuals and thriving corporations – has provided a dependable and consistent revenue stream for many business aviation companies for years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Middle-East-business-aircraft-operators-surge-406158/