Dubai Airports announced that Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International, the emirate's new massive five-runway airport that is slated to become operational for passenger flights in the 2011 first quarter, has been cleared to commence cargo operations on June 27. It said the facility passed a series of operational tests conducted June 20 when an Emirates Airline 777-200F touched down following a flight from Hong Kong, marking the first live test of flight operations at the ...

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