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Gulf Air to Launch Service to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central

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Dubai Airports today confirmed that Gulf Air has signed a memorandum of understanding to become the first full-service network carrier to fly into Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC).

Gulf Air plans to operate a daily service linking DWC to its home base in Bahrain effective December 8, 2013. Gulf Air already operates 51 flights per week into Dubai International but is targeting travellers who value the new airport’s convenience and proximity to new Dubai.

Gulf Air will be operating its new A320-Extended Range (ER) aircraft on all of it its flights between Bahrain International Airport and DWC. The aircraft features fully-flatbed seats in Falcon Gold Class and all Economy seats boast a width of 18-inches with a generous 4-inch recline. The aircraft are also equipped with the latest in-flight entertainment technology.

Upon opening, DWC will offer full retail as well as food and beverage amenities. It is serviced by one A380 capable runway, 64 remote aircraft stands and has capacity for up to 7 million passengers per year. Dubai World Central first opened for cargo operations in June 2010 and has quickly established itself as an emerging cargo airport in the region with 36 airlines. Dubai Airports launched general aviation operations at DWC on April 28, 2011. The new passenger terminal building will open on October 27. Upon completion, DWC will become the world’s largest airport with five runways and an ultimate capacity of 160 million passengers and 12 million tonnes of cargo per annum.
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