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Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016
Concourse D, at the Dubai International Airport, deemed as the world’s first airport green building was inspected by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today (May 27).
The AED 4.5 billion (USD 1.23 billion) building is also the world’s first dedicated facility at Dubai International Airport, home to the Airliner’s growing fleet of super jumbos.
The building features dedicated first and business class lounges.
Sheikh Mohammed toured the building. During the tour, Sheikh Mohammed got into the gate transfer train that connects Terminal 1 with the new Concourse D, which is a kilometre-and-a-half-long trip to the departure hall. The hall includes a large area, 13,000 square metres, for shopping, including the free market, shops, restaurants and other leisure facilities.
He was briefed on its designs and components, which aim to provide maximum comfort and good facilitations for travellers, through this global airline network building.
Sheikh Mohammed also toured counters of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs.
He continued his tour in the building with a total area of 150,000 square metres. At the arrival lounge, he was briefed on the facilities provided there.
Sheikh Mohammed also inspected the First Class and official guests lounges, and other facilities.