Are you flying out this weekend for an Eid Al Adha vacation? The you should aim to get to the airport at least three hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time.
The coming weekend is expected to be a very busy time at Dubai International Airport (DXB) with 372,000 passengers taking flights from Emirates Terminal 3 from Thursday, 8 August until Saturday, 10 August. The busiest day will be on Friday, 9 August with close to 100,000 passengers travelling through Terminal 3.
Physical check-in at the airport opens 24 hours before the flight departures however it is advised that passengers check-in no later than two hours prior to the departure regardless of class of travel. Passengers who check in less than 60 minutes prior to their scheduled flight departure are not allowed to travel.
Set your alarms now.