Transport & Infrastructure
2019 Feb 18 Mon, 11:58:02 am

DWC flights to climb 700% during DXB runway refurb

DUBAI, 18th February, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai World Central, DWC, will see the number of passenger flights skyrocket by 700% as it takes on additional traffic during the 45-day period when DXB’s southern runway is closed for a complete refurbishment from 16th April to 30th May, 2019. The closure will reduce the hub airport’s capacity making DWC an attractive alternate to absorb affected scheduled, charter, cargo and general aviation operations. Although DXB will effectively be without 50% of its runways, the actual reduction in passenger...