Oryx created by Dutch artist Tom Claassen. Plans to double the size of the airport’s main terminal are in the pipeline, with more over-the-top amenities. “We are aiming to ‘wow’ passengers with a unique and enhanced passenger experience,” claims the project director for the New Doha International Airport Steering Committee.
The Dubai International Airport, which claimed the title of ‘Favourite Airport for Layovers’ at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards Middle East, recently launched Musicdxb, a series of pop-up live performances by local and international artists at the airport’s Zen Garden, and Cairo International Airport unveiled the country’s first airport museum, showcasing unique pieces that represent different stages of Egyptian civilisation.
Top: The Playground by Tom Otterness at Hamad International Airport, Qatar Bottom: The Lamp Bear by Urs Fischer at Hamad International Airport, Qatar