Dubai opens huge new airport

The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight
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Local employees stand outside the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A passenger arrives at the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport in Dubai, October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (C), governor of Dubai, tours the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. Lady to the left is an official. (AFP/Getty Images)
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An official (L) guides Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (C), ruler of Dubai, as he tours the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. Lady to the left is an official. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (CL) and his son Maktoum (CR) inspect the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The crew of the low cost Hungarian Wizz Air wait their turn to have their passports stamped at the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Low cost Hungarian Wizz Air airliner receives a water salute as it lands on the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Passengers wait to check-in at the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)