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The inauguration of the VIP Terminal at Dubai South marks an important chapter in the aviation history of the city. The largest purpose-built facility of its kind in the world, the terminal is set to create a niche in business aviation sector, offering VIP customers a seamless travel experience, coupled with time and cost efficiencies within a thriving aviation ecosystem.
Speaking on the occasion, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum said, ‘The launch of the VIP Terminal at Dubai South’s Aviation District is yet another significant step towards realising Dubai’s vision of becoming the aviation capital of the world.
With the opening of the world’s largest facility for private aviation, Dubai South has raised the bar on luxury travel, redefining the passenger experience. A significant milestone for Dubai South and for aviation industry as a whole, the opening of the VIP Terminal will cement our position in the world of private aviation, bringing us a step closer to becoming the region’s premier aerospace hub.
The world-class facility is complimented by first-class services and experiences, all adding to an exemplary travel experience.’
The 5,600 sqm VIP Terminal is minutes away from Al Maktoum International, which is shaping up to become the largest airport in the making. The terminal is housed in a bespoke architectural structure reflecting the pioneering spirit and innovation-led heritage of Dubai’s aviation sector.
Set inside an opulent and aesthetically rich interior, the terminal features luxurious duty free retail space. The VIP Terminal currently hosts three operators including Falcon Aviation, Jetex and Jet Aviation.
As the world’s first master-planned airport city, Dubai South is concentrating on building state-of-the-art infrastructure around the Al Maktoum International, thus creating a thriving aviation ecosystem. The Aviation District provides a specialised business environment that meets all the needs of the aviation industry.
Spanning an area of seven square kilometres, this district is the new permanent home of the Dubai Airshow and caters to all practical aspects of private and commercial aviation.