11
June
2016
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09:51
Asia/Muscat

Statement on Airspace Closure

"Dubai Airports' airspace around Dubai International was closed for 69 minutes (1136-1245 local) due to unauthorised drone activity resulting in a number of delays and flight diversions. Dubai Airports is working closely with its stakeholders to restore operations and minimise customer inconvenience. Safety is our top priority and Dubai Airports reminds all UAV operators that any and all activities are not permitted unless authorised by Regulatory authorities and are strictly prohibited in restricted areas including within 5 kilometers of any airport or landing area."