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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

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