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Dusbai international airport.
Dubai international airport was built in 1959, when Sheik Rashid bin Saeed Maktoum first ordered construction. It was inaugurated in 1960 with Dc-3 plane flights and was home to nine airlines. Today the airport accepts all kinds of jets. On 3 July 1988, Iran Air Flight which was on a Tehran-Bandar Abbar-Dubai route was shot down by USS Vincennes between Bandar Abbas and Dubai due to the aircraft overflying a combat zone. An estimated 300 people were killed in the incident. Airlines with regular services to Dubai include :

* Air Blue (Karachi)
* Aero Asia International (Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawer, Faislabad, Multan) * Aeroflot (Moscow/Sheremetyevo)
* Air Algerie (Algiers)
* Air China (Beijing)
* Air France (Paris/CDG)
* Air India (Mumbai, New Delhi, Kochi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kozhikode) * Air Kazakstan
* Alitalia (Milan/Malpensa)
* Austrian Airlines (Vienna)
* Azerbaijan Airlines (Baku)
* Biman Bangladesh (Dhaka)
* British Airways (London/Heathrow)
* Cathay Pacific (Hong Kong)
* Condor
* Cyprus Airways (Larnaca)
* Daallo (Dubai, Djibouti, Hargesia, London, Mogadishu, Paris) * Dragonair
* Egypt Air (Cairo)
* Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Accra, Alexandria, Amman, Athens, Auckland, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beirut, Birmingham, Brisbane, Cairo, Casablanca, Christchurch, Colombo, Damascus, Damman, Dar es Salaam, Delhi, Dhaka, Doha, Dusseldorf, Entebbe, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Karachi, Kochi, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait City, Lagos, Lahore, Larnaca, London/Gatwick, London/Heathrow, Manchester, Manila, Mauritius, Melbourne, Milan/Malpensa, Moscow/Domodedovo, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Nairobi, New York/JFK, Nice, Paris/CDG, Perth, Peshawar, Rome/Fiumicino, Riyadh, Sanaa, Seoul, Seychelles, Shanghai Pudong, Singapore, Sydney, Tehran, Tokyo/Narita, Tripoli, Valletta, Vienna, Zurich) * Ethiopian Airlines (Addis Ababa)

* Falcon Express
* Finnair (Helsinki)
* Gulf Air (Bahrain)
* Indian Airlines (Hyderabad, New Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur, Calicut) * Iran Air (Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Bandar Abbas, Ahvaz) * Jat Airways (Belgrade)
* Jubba Airways (Aden, Bosaso, Dubai, Djibouti, Hargesia, Mogadishu, Sanaa) * Kenya Airways (Guangzhou, Nairobi)
* KLM (Amsterdam)
* Korean Air (Seoul/Incheon)
* Kuwait Airways (Kuwait City)
* Libyan Arab Airlines (Tripoli)
* Lufthansa (Frankfurt)
* Mahan Airlines
* Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur)
* Middle East Airlines (Beirut)
* Naft Airlines
* Oman Air (Muscat)
* Pakistan International Airlines (Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawer) * Qatar Airways (Doha)
* Royal Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)
* Royal Jordanian (Amman)
* Saudi Arabian Airlines (Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam)
* Shaheen Air (Karachi)
* Siberia Airlines (Moscow/Domodedovo)
* Singapore Airlines (Cairo, Istanbul, Singapore)
* Sri Lankan Airlines (Colombo)
* Sudan Airways (Khartoum)
* Swiss International Air Lines (Zurich)
* Syrian Arab Airlines (Damascus)
* Tarom (Bucharest)
* Thavria Air Company
* Thai Airways International (Bangkok, Chennai)
* Transaero (Moscow Domodedovo)
* Transportes Aereos Portugueses (Lisbon)
* Turkish Airlines (Istanbul)
* Vietnam Airlines (Hanoi)
* Yemenia (Sana'a)

* Cargo airlines with service to Dubai include:
* DAS Air Cargo
* EVA Air Cargo
* FedEx
* Polar Air Cargo
* UPS

Today, one of the biggest beneficiaries of the event is the tourism sector. Hotels, travel agents and tour operators contribute to the selling of the event worldwide and it would be fair to assume, run at the peak levels of operation during the event. (www.dubaicity.com/getting_to_dubai/Dubai_air.htm) STRUCTURE

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