Check-in fault delays flights at Dubai International Airport

Some passengers delayed for around 40 minutes on Saturday evening

Passengers at Dubai airport experienced delays on Saturday caused by a technical fault at check-in. AFP
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Passengers departing Dubai International Airport experienced delays on Saturday evening caused by a technical fault at check-in counters.

Flights were held up for about 40 minutes by an issue at Terminal 1.

Normal operations resumed once the problem had been resolved.

“Following the technical issue we faced, Dubai Airports has announced that normal operations have resumed at DXB Terminal 1 Departures,” an airport representative said.

“We apologise again for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience and understanding.”

In 2022, Dubai International handled 66.1 million passengers, making it the world’s busiest by international passenger numbers.

Updated: March 19, 2023, 10:05 AM