It looks like Dubai’s new mega airport, intended to handle up to 260 million passengers per year and to be the new home of Emirates, won’t be happening anytime soon.
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Dubai International Airport already consistently ranks as one of the busiest airports in the world, and in 2018 the airport handled nearly 90 million passengers. This is largely thanks to Emirates’ route network, which has made Dubai a global hub.
Dubai has had bigger aspirations than this, though. Even though Abu Dhabi is just down the “road,” Dubai has a second airport, which they’ve been working on expanding exponentially.