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Emirates Airlines' Dubai World Hub
Terminal 3 Offers Travelers A World of Amenities

Planes parked at Emirates' new Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport
Planes parked at Emirates' new Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport

With the completion of its stunning Terminal 3, Emirates Airline has achieved another benchmark on the way to becoming the go-to airline for the discriminating world traveler. Emirates’ fleet includes both Airbus A380s and the largest number of 777s in the world. Its world-class terminal at Dubai International Airport, capable of handling 43 million customers annually, now links that city to nearly 100 cities in 60 countries around the world, from São Paolo to Houston, Sydney and Bangkok.

The massive $4.5-billion terminal offers amenities befitting a gateway to the remarkable city of Dubai. Home to enormous shopping malls and luxury hotels like the Burj Al Arab, the One&Only Royal Mirage and the Al Maha Desert Resort as well as the world’s tallest building, the Burj Dubai, the city’s futuristic architecture constantly recalls its own ancient roots. Featuring equally state-of-the-art design, Emirates’ Dubai Terminal 3 boasts its own hotel, luxury shopping for brands from Ferrari to Dior, and a host of upscale dining options. Guests can freshen up with a menu of mini-treatments at the terminal's Timeless Spas (located at the airport hotel as well as in the first-class lounge), or grab a few minutes’ peace alongside spectacular fountains or in either of two serene Zen gardens.

The Timeless Spa at Emirates' new Terminal 3 Grand architectural scale surrounds a moving sidewalk at Terminal 3
The Timeless Spa at Terminal 3
A moving sidewalk and colonnade

For business and first-class travelers, the hospitality extends from doorstep to doorstep, as Emirates offers those customers complimentary chauffeur service to and from the airport in many cities. Dedicated first-class and business lounges offer even more amenities, including on-site business services, conference rooms, showers, and kids' play areas. Travelers are encouraged to take advantage of the wine and spirit experts at their service at Terminal 3's Le Clos, where they can purchase a bottle of Château Pétrus from the shop's inventory of rare and exclusive labels.

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(Updated: 08/21/09AER)

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