In pictures: Flights affected due to the Dubai Airport runway closure
A total of 18 scheduled airlines will operate out of Dubai World Central (DWC) during the 45-day long refurbishment of the Dubai International's (DXB) southern runway.
The DXB runway is scheduled to close at 1500 local time on April 16. Once it closes, a total of 90 construction vehicles will enter and exit the runway every hour transporting over 18,500 truckloads of concrete, asphalt, materials and people. Flydubai has confirmed that flights to 42 destinations will be moving to Al Maktoum International Airport from April 16 to May 30, include Abha, Addis Ababa, Ahmedabad, Alexandria, Amman, Bahrain, Bishkek, Chennai, Chittagong, Colombo, Dammam, Delhi, Esfahan, Faisalabad, Gassim, Gizan, Ha’il, Hofuf, Hyderabad, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kabul, Karachi, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kuwait, Lar, Lucknow, Mashhad, Medina, Multan, Mumbai, Muscat, Najaf, Riyadh, Shiraz, Sialkot, Tabuk, Ta’if. Low-cost Saudi carrier Flynas. Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air. Kuwait national carrier Kuwait Airways. Oman's first low-cost carrier SalamAir. Amman-based carrier Royal Jordanian. India's national carrier Air India. India's low-budget airline Air India Express. Gurugram-based budget air carrier IndiGo. Budget Indian airline SpiceJet. Iranian airline Mahan Air. European low-cost carrier Wizz Air. Ukraine International Airlines the largest airline in Ukraine as well as the country's flag carrier. Nepal Airlines country's national flag carrier of Nepal. Himalaya Airlines operating from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. Azur Air, Russia's largest charter airline. Russia's national flag carrier Aeroflot.