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Apr. 15, 19 | 4:07 pm

Emirates Airline has set out measures to maximize operational efficiencies at the Dubai International Airport as the Southern Runway of the airport undergoes revamp.

The Southern Runway Closure at Dubai International Airport will be taking place from 16th April to 30th May.

“On time performance, OTP, is a key factor for smooth operations and a consistent customer experience on the ground and in the air, and is even more critical during the Southern Runway Closure with all flights at Dubai International utilising a single runway,” Emirates said in a statement.

Customers traveling during this period are encouraged to arrive to the airport early, and build in enough time to check in, pass through immigration and get to their gates, it continued.

“Customers are reminded to arrive to the airport at least three hours before their flight departures, and passengers can check-in as early as 24 hours ahead of their flights at the airport. Customers can also check-in online from 48 hours to 90 minutes ahead of their departure,” it added.

Emirates advised travellers to get to boarding gates on time, adding that gates open 90 minutes before departure for long-haul flights. The airline has also extended gate opening time for short-haul flights to 75 minutes. For flights departing to the United States, gates open 120 minutes before departure, it explained.

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