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Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D

New facility comes as operator Dubai Airports forecasts passenger growth to 85 million this year

Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. The new facility, which is linked to the Terminal 1 by an airport train that can transport 300 passengers per trip, will increase the airport’s handling capacity from 75 million per annum to 90 million.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. Following months of testing, Wednesday's British Airways' flight 105 was the first flight welcomed at the facility.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. Designed around a central atrium, Concourse D will enable travellers to board directly from the waiting area.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. British Airways and Royal Jordanian operated from Concourse D on Wednesday while the remainder phasing in operations over the next several weeks. The facility will cater to 70 international airlines.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. The new facility, which is linked to the Terminal 1 by an airport train that can transport 300 passengers per trip, will increase the airport’s handling capacity from 75 million per annum to 90 million.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. Designed around a central atrium, Concourse D will enable travellers to board directly from the waiting area.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. British Airways and Royal Jordanian operated from Concourse D on Wednesday while the remainder phasing in operations over the next several weeks. The facility will cater to 70 international airlines.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. Following months of testing, Wednesday's British Airways' flight 105 was the first flight welcomed at the facility.
Dubai Airport expands: A look inside Concourse D
Dubai International opened its $1.2bn (AED3bn) Concourse D on Wednesday. Designed around a central atrium, Concourse D will enable travellers to board directly from the waiting area.