The presence of the A380 at the Dubai Air Show this month in Emirates livery says it all: The new Airbus "baby" will play an intrinsic role in Emirates' and Dubai International Airport's shared goal to become global players. Emirates Airline has ordered 45 A380s, two of which are freighter versions, and the Dubai Dept. of Civil Aviation, which operates DXB, is sparing neither cost nor effort to accommodate the 555-seater. "We will have 25 A380 docking stands," Khalifa Al Zaffin, ...

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