Airports

Abu Dhabi Airport To Increase Capacity

Capacity of the existing facilities at the Abu Dhabi International Airport will be given a boost by Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) from 12 million a year to 15 million a year over the next five years in order to deal with the three year delay of the Dh25 billion (US$6.8bn) Midfield Terminal.  The new terminal will be able to handle 20 million passengers a year and is scheduled to open in 2015. 

ADAC expansion efforts will continue to boost the capital’s aviation and tourism industries, which are significant economic growth drivers under the 2030 plan.  The senior vice president of airports operations said “From now until the new terminal opens we will continuously enhance the airport from all aspects.”  About 45 international airlines serve Abu Dhabi, linking it with 80 destinations.
 

More Airports
Skytrax announces list of best airports for 2018
Passenger traffic at Doha’s Hamad International Airport grows by 20%
World’s first 7-star airport inaugurated
Latest Travel News
flydubai to operate some flights from Du...
South Korea Pavilion among top five at E...
Collect souvenirs from the first Emirate...
Featured Sights To See
What to do with Children in Tow

What to do with Children in Tow

Amman, Jordan

1. Waves Waterpark The water park has lots of thrilling rides to keep the children entertained. It is the perfect place to relax and have fun especially for children who are bored of shopping and visiting tourist sites. The lower level has wave pools, river rides and slides as well as fast food outlets for the kids. The upper level has a quieter pool and restaurant area. 2. Kin...

Lake of Tunis

Lake of Tunis

Tunis, Tunisia

Lake of Tunis is one of the city’s most distinguishable sites. Located in the most posh district of Les Berges du Lac which itself means “the bank of the lake”, the lake is a very attractive site for strolls, picnics and relaxation. Many of the coffee houses located nearby offer seating in balconies overlooking the Tunis Lake.  ...

La Barceloneta

La Barceloneta

Barcelona, Spain

This neighborhood is shaped roughly as a triangle and is known for its sandy beaches and the numerous nightclubs and restaurants lined along the boardwalk. ...

Terra Encantada

Terra Encantada

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Address: Av Ayrton Senna 2800, Barra da Tijuca Tel: 2421 9444 Admission: adult/child US$12/14 Opening Times: 2-9pm Thu-Sun, noon-9pm Sun ‘The Enchanted Land’ features the Cabhum, a 64m, 100km/h free fall and Ressaca, a toboggan ride that goes over a waterfall. There are also other thrill rides.  ...