Dubai airport wins top travel award



Dubai International has won top honours at Business Travel Awards 2010 by out-performing other renowned international hubs including Changi Airport, Singapore and Incheon International Airport, South Korea.

The airport was named the Best Worldwide Airport. The award is the first for the year and the fifteenth international award garnered by Dubai International over the past two years.

“Dubai International is a world-class airport catering to all types of travellers, and is the only part of Dubai our transiting passengers’ experience,” stated Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and chairman of Dubai Airports.

In its evaluation of Dubai International, judges considered the flawless opening of Terminal 3, the refurbishment of Terminal 2 and general achievements during the year including defying the global economic downturn and posting the largest increase in passenger traffic of the top 50 international airports.