The new Dubai World Central (also known as Dubai Al Maktoum) airport has had some positive news over the past few days as two airlines have announced their intention to fly routes to the airport.
First, Condor will introduce Boeing 757 charter flights to the airport from both Dusseldorf and Frankfurt starting 21st November.7
Second, Gulf Air has announced its intention to begin daily flights to the airport from Bahrain using Airbus A320 aircraft. It is hoped to attract business travellers to the new facility, in addition to its 51 weekly flights to Dubai International Airport.
The new airport is set to open its passenger terminal today, with Wizz Air already having announced it is to fly there from its Eastern European bases. Eventually it is anticipated that Emirates will relocate its operations to Dubai World Central.