Dubai airport clogged with cars abandoned by fleeing construction workers

Looks like it’s going down in Dubai now. I was always sceptical of the megalomanic building projects that were being done there, but still…

On the night of December 31, 2008 alone more than 80 vehicles were found at the airport. “Sixty cars were seized on the first day of this year,” director general of Airport Security, Mohammed Bin Thani, told DNA over the phone. On the same day, deputy director of traffic, colonel Saif Mohair Al Mazroui, said they seized 22 cars abandoned at a prohibited area in the airport.

Faced with a cash crunch and a bleak future ahead, there were no goodbyes for the migrants — overwhelmingly South Asians, mostly Indians – just a quiet abandoning of the family car at the airport and other places.

While 2,500 vehicles have been found dumped in the past four months outside Terminal III, which caters to all global airlines, Terminal II, which is only used by Emirates Airlines, had 160 cars during the same period…

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One response to “Dubai airport clogged with cars abandoned by fleeing construction workers

  1. Topf Real Estates

    Nice post! Keep it real. I have looked over your blog a few times and I love it.

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