DUBAI AIRPORT CONTINUES TO EXPAND

Dubai International Airport will handle 75m passengers by 2015, helping it leapfrog London Heathrow to become the biggest and busiest airport in the world, according to the emirate’s new civil aviation strategy plan Dubai is already in the number two slot of busiest airports, having overtaken Paris Charles de Gaulle in March. More than 57.6m passengers travelled through Dubai in 2012. This year, 21.9m passengers travelled through the airport between January and April putting Dubai International well on the way to another record breaking year.