Dubai airport experiences 30-minute power outage

Passengers were left sweating after some air conditioning units shutdown

Image used for illustrative purpose
Image used for illustrative purpose

Dubai International Airport's Terminal 3 experienced a 30-minute power disruption on Monday but there was no significant impact on airport operation, according to a report in Khaleej Times.

The incident happened at 11:04 am. A Dubai Airports (DXB) spokesperson told Khaleej Times that it was caused by a technical issue.

"Dubai Airports can confirm that there was a power outage at Dubai International's Terminal 3 at 11:04 am due to a technical issue. Power was restored within 30 minutes of the outage with minimal impact on operations," said the DXB spokesperson.

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Some passengers, however, were left sweating after some air conditioning units shutdown, a staff member at Terminal 3 told the newspaper.

DXB opened in 1960 and is now serving more than 88.2 million customers annually, connecting to more than 240 destinations across six continents via 100 airlines.

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