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Dubai International Airport Announces New Check-in Counters For Children



Dubai International Airport Announces New Check-in Counters For Children

The Dubai International Airport introduces exclusive passport control counters and lanes for children. The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) of Dubai on Friday announced that the Dubai Airport has special passport control platforms for children from the age of four to twelve. 

The DDRFA said these counters are in Dubai International Airport’s 3rd Terminal’s arrival hall

Dubai Airport has introduced a new facility for young travellers, a special passport counter for children under the age group of four to twelve. These counters are in the Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport. The new counters are designed in a lively and attractive theme of space. 

The DDRFA said these counters are in Dubai International Airport's 3rd Terminal's arrival hall

This new feature of the Dubai International Airport will offer children an opportunity to stamp their passports through special check-in areas dedicated to children. This will provide a thrilling novel experience for family travellers.

The authorities of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigner Affairs said that the counters have decided to surprise the young travellers on special days. During the time of special occasions and events, the young travellers will be welcomed by two mascots named ‘Salem and Salama’, dressed in the uniform of the GDRFA employees of Dubai.

The GDRFA authorities further added that these mascots, Salem and Salama were developed as a means to establish a connection with the travellers. As these mascots would bring excitement and joy to the young passengers when they arrive in the city, they said. 

Apart from this new feature aimed at children the Airport of Dubai provides other activity areas like videogames, toys, and bounces for children. This will help the family passengers to keep their children away from the boredom of sitting simply in an adult world while travelling. 

Children can enjoy the toys, and games and even jump at the bounce areas while their parents take a rest at the lounges. Besides, it has many other activities like storybooks, puzzles and even corners like Candy DXB and Nutella Corner to keep them happy and entertained. 

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The Dubai International Airport (DXB) is well known for its delivery of world-class service and experience to passengers. It has acclaimed wide acceptance for its advancements and the features it offers to travellers. Recently, Dubai Airport has been regarded as the world’s busiest airport for its international passenger traffic. 

DXB was established in the year 1960 on September 30th and over the years it has seen a massive increase in the number of passengers with an average growth rate of 13 percent per year. It has connections over 270 destinations with about 409,493 aircraft movements serving more than 88 million passengers. 

It has been providing safe and secure airport passengers with a responsible environment that offers protection to the passengers. The Airport of Dubai has always satisfied the passengers with its facilities that aim to provide total support to the travellers. 

The Airport of Dubai is managed by an excellent team of members from the Dubai Airports Authority with an aim to excel in the field. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Chairman of Dubai Airports has been serving the position for about 37 years. His vision has helped in the economic development of Dubai with the expansion of the aviation industry.  

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