MIAMI – In a move that shows confidence in a rapid return to normal activity, Dubai International Airport (DXB) is re-opening Terminal 1 and Concourse D effective June 24.

The two facilities have been closed to all operations since March 2020 following the pandemic-driven crisis and the consequent dramatic reduction of air travel. Airport authorities welcomed the reopening of Terminal 1 and Concourse D, to be ready for the return of travelers in the coming weeks and months.

He also mentioned that the reopening was the result of a cooperative effort of the many actors involved in the operation of one of the largest international airports that rendered possible an important move toward a full restoration of services. The reopening is also a clear sign of DBX’s confidence in a positive outlook for 2021 and the future.

Dubai International Airport Concourse D – Photo : Dubai Airport Media Library

A Return to International Travel


The availability of Terminal 1 and Concourse D will allow the return in several stages of those airlines that were moved to Terminal 2 and 3 following the reduction of activity ay DBX airport in March 2020. The moving pklan should bve completee by the end of June.

"Dubai’s aviation sector has been at the forefront of a global campaign to restore vital international air services." His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports. Click To Tweet

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, said the airport’s opening “of quarantine-free travel corridors between the UAE and multiple countries around the world” puts Dubai at the forefront of a global campaign to restore air travel.

Article sourced from DBX Press Release.


Featured image: Dubai International Airport Terminal 1. Photo: Dubai Airport Media Library