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The clash of global titans intensifies

The clash of global titans intensifies

As Western aviation superpowers dwindle, Dubai International Airport and Middle Eastern carriers look set to lead global aviation by 2020.

January 11, 2011 4:57 by

From a lowly wind-swept airport to a rival that could eclipse the world’s busiest airport (London Heathrow) within 10 years, Dubai International Airport is battling to dominate global aviation.

But it’s not the only one, as carriers from across the Middle East are getting in on the action. The BBC’s Rajan Datar reports on the battle for air supremacy.

Read more: On a different plane

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