For a short period of time – 16 April – 30 May 2019 – Dubai International AIrport (DXB) will be closing its southern runway in order to undergo an upgrade.

Travelers are being informed to expect some flight changes or cancellations and advised to double-check their bookings.  Some flights will be diverted to Maktoum International Airport (DWC) but arrangements have been made for complimentary shuttle buses between both airport every 30 minutes.   Special arrangements have also been made for discounted fares for taxis from DWC.

Amongst the airlines expected to be diverted to DWC: flydubai, Wizz Air, Aeroflot, Indigo, SpiceJet, Gulf Air, Ukraine International Airlines, Nepal Airlines, Kuwait Airways and flynas.