Dubai’s Al Maktoum International (DWC) –
The rst scheduled passenger services from Dubai’s Al Maktoum International airport will launch in October, with Wizzair and Saudi carrier Nas Air set to become the rst to use the airport.
Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International airport launched cargo services in June 2010, and beginning October 27 this year will welcome its rst scheduled passenger ights.
Wizzair will offer four times-weekly services from the airport to Budapest and Kiev, as well as three times-weekly ights to Bucharest and So a, while Nas Air will operate around 50 ights per week to several destinations in Saudi Arabia.
According to Dubai World Central’s website, Phase I of the airport is now complete, with an A380-compatible, 2.8-mile-long runway capable of handling ights 24 hours a day, with 64 aircraft stands and a 710,000-square-foot, single-level passenger terminal. Once fully completed the Middle East’s newest airport will be capable of handling up to 160 million passengers per year, with ve parallel runways handling simultaneous landings or take offs.
For more information visit wizzair.com, ynas.com, dwc.ae.