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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Emirates Airline said it is expecting more than 200,000 passengers to travel through Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport during the Christmas holiday period as UAE residents and citizens head home or abroad.
According to the airline's latest booking figures, the busiest day for the airline will be on Friday 11th December, although high passenger traffic is expected to start today, and will run through 21st December.
In addition, more than 200,000 passengers will be arriving into Dubai on Emirates flights during that same period.
A general view of Terminal 3, Dubai.
In a statement on Tuesday the Airline reminded customers to check the latest travel requirements to their booked destination, and to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight departure. Passengers are encouraged to build in extra time in their journey to avoid delays with expected traffic congestion coming into Terminal 3.The Airline added that passengers physically checking in at the airport are requested to check in no later than 3 hours prior to departure, regardless of class of travel. Customers who present themselves less than 60 minutes prior to their scheduled flight departure will not be accepted for travel. They can also check in online 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.
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