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More than 6,000 new Wi-Fi access points have been established for the upgrade

Unlimited Free Wi-Fi at Dubai’s airports Passengers can now enjoy unlimited free highspeed Wi-Fi at both Dubai International and Dubai World Central after Dubai Airports rolled out the upgraded service last month. The unlimited Wi-Fi only takes one click to connect thanks to a simplified landing page and offers speeds that set a benchmark in airports worldwide. In fact, Dubai Airports has invested in more than 6,000 new Wi-Fi access points

as part of the upgrade and enhanced the internet links to over 5Gbps for the best bandwidth capacity – that’s enough the power a small city. “We are the heart of many journeys across the world today [and] when our passengers arrive in Dubai after a long journey they now expect to keep in touch with friends and family all over the world,” said Michael Ibbitson, Dubai Airports Executive Vice

President of Business Technology. “This is just one of many initiatives we have undertaken to serve and delight the 83 million passengers that will pass through our airports this year.” The upgrade follows extensive research in passenger expectations, which was capped off by the successful completion of a four-month pilot project launched at Concourse D in July last year.

Dubai Airports win big at Arabian Business Achievement Awards Dubai Airports, the operator of the world’s busiest international airport Dubai International and Dubai World Central, was voted the Travel and Tourism Company of the year at the Arabian Business Achievements in Dubai. The awards recognises and rewards outstanding corporate leadership in a range of sectors from across the Gulf and wider Middle East region. “DXB is known around the world for its meteoric rise to the top of the list of the world’s busiest international hubs but our goal is to be recognised equally for the way we delight our millions of customers,” said Anita Mehra, Dubai Airports Senior Vice President Communication and Reputation. “This award is a recognition of our ongoing efforts to raise the bar with 36 DUBAI VOYAGER

Dubai Airports receives the Travel and Tourism Company of the year award

innovative ideas and quality services to keep our customers happy.” The awards saw fierce competition across 12 categories, with winners decided

by a rigorous judging process involving a panel of judges comprised of some region’s most prominent and successful business leaders.

Dubai Voyager | January 2017  
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