News tagged "Airport"

Ajman intesifies tourism focus; gears up infrastructure- airport, port and wastewater treatment plant

Ajman intesifies tourism focus; gears up infrastructure- airport, port and wastewater treatment plant

16th July 2014

The Emirate of Ajman is allocating 40% of its 2014 budget to increase work on new development, economic and social projects, that aim to boost tourism in the Emirate. H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, said the plan is part of Ajman's 2021 strategy, which expects a greater influx of tourists in the Emirate in the future. The plans follow a directive from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to enable projects that will increase the number of airports and ports in the UAE, and enhance the country's development.[..]

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Abu Dhabi to Expand Airports to match Etihad Expansion

16th June 2014

Abu Dhabi has planned further expansions to its facilities already under construction US$ 3 billion Midfield Terminal Building (MTB)  to match the growth in its flagship carrier Ethiad Airways, according to Tony Douglas, CEO of Etihad.[..]

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Consortium Awarded Place on Abu Dhabi Airports’ Architectural and Engineering Framework

4th June 2014

The consortium of Pascall+Watson, RS&H and Buro Happold has been awarded a place on the Architectural and Engineering Framework for Abu Dhabi Airports and has been selected for Task Order Number 1, the design for the Midfield Terminal Complex Landside Support Facilities. The consortium was selected to support the Abu Dhabi Airports’ vision for world class facilities to meet and exceed the growing demand of passengers.[..]

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Ajman to build new airport and two ports: Crown Prince

27th May 2014

In an exclusive interview with arabic newspaper ‘Al Khaleej,’ Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, said the emirate is allocating 40 per cent of its 2014 budget to increase work on new development, economic and social projects, that aim to boost tourism in the emirate.[..]

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Major Ongoing and Planned Airport Projects in the Middle East

Major Ongoing and Planned Airport Projects in the Middle East

13th October 2013

According to a study published for the Airport Show 2013, the GCC airports are expected Airport Towerto handle as much as 250 million passengers by 2020, while Dubai is set to become the world’s busiest airport by 2015. It is also estimated that Middle East will have the third-fastest passenger growth rate of 6.6 per cent by 2016. To facilitate this huge traffic movement, airports in the GCC as well as the wider Middle East countries are either undergoing massive expansion or the countries have commenced construction or announced plans for new airport developments.[..]

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