Dubai International Airport (DXB) will close its southern runway this week for maintenance work, but the airport and Emirates Airline say they are well prepared for the 45-day closure. Work on the runway, one of two at DXB, will begin April 14 and is scheduled to run through May 30. Emirates said it had been planning for the shutdown for 14 months and was focused on maintaining on-time performance. There will be a 25% reduction in the number of Emirates flights during the maintenance ...

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