Airports

Dubai Drives Air Traffic

The UAE’s air traffic growth increased to 51,851 air traffic movements in January, and this was driven by Dubai, which ranked first in the region with 24,388 movements, or almost 47 percent of the total. The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said higher air traffic movements were recorded in January 2010 than in January 2009, despite the global economic downturn. Overflights ranked second with 11,006 movements, or 21 percent, followed by Abu Dhabi with 7,733 moveenmts, then Sharjah International Airport with 5,095 movements. 

366 movements were recorded at Fujairah International Airport, Al Ain Airport had 181, and Ras Al Khaimah International airport had 111 movements.  These three airports combined accounted for 1.2 percent of total UAE flights in January.  Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, general manager of the GCAA, said “In spite of the challenges facing the civil aviation industry in many parts of the world, the UAE was able to maintain its growth.”
 

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 will fly to Tashkent from 11 Ma...
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 2...
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of ...
Featured Sights To See
Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

New York, United States

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is generally considered to have the best collection of modern art (from the late 19th through the 20th century) in the world.  The brainchild of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, John D. Rockefeller’s wife, the museum opened in 1929 in a small rented building.  It quickly outgrew that space and the current location opened in 1939.  Today the museum receives more than 2,000,...

Fushifaru Thila

Fushifaru Thila

Maldives, Maldives

Fushifaru Thila, one of the many sites of the Fushifaru region, is a picturesque diving site. The sea here is calm but there’s a lot of movement happening underneath with fabulous coral and fish species. The thila is nearly 250 m long and 30 m wide, with the reef sides sloping gently from the reef-top at 10 to 15 m to the atoll bed at 30 m, the top of the thila is the best part of the site with ex...

The Temple Street Night Market

The Temple Street Night Market

Hong Kong, China

The Temple Street Night Market at Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon is a must visit just to feel the atmosphere. It now opens by 4 pm and as evening approaches it is buzzing with activity. What one can buy is immaterial as there are a lot of fakes sold here, but it is a great place for bargaining for all things from T-shirts to electronics....

Museum of the City of Prague

Museum of the City of Prague

Prague, Czech Republic

See how Prague looked before the walls were pulled down and St Vitus Cathedral was completed take a look at this museum. The biggest attraction is a model of the city circa the 19th century city but there are other displays that show how Prague looked from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Address: Na porici 52        + 420 224 816 773 Opening Times: 9am – 6pm Tuesday to Sunday ...