Passengers leave an aircraft at the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai in October 2013. Photo: AP

Dubai halts work on mega-airport project as Gulf economies stumble

  • Construction activity at Al Maktoum airport has been halted and finances for expansion frozen until further notice
  • The completion date for the first phase of the airport had already been pushed back five years to 2030 in October
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Passengers leave an aircraft at the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai in October 2013. Photo: AP
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