Here’s what happened when Emirates sent a cameraman to the arrivals gate at DXB…

Yesterday was the International Day of Happiness, which is observed in more than 160 countries, including the UAE.

While there were many special events and initiatives aimed at putting smiles on dials, one of our favourites came from Dubai-based airline Emirates.

The airline set up a video team in the arrivals hall of Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport, capturing some of the emotional moments as passengers are reunited with family and friends.

One man even meets his newborn son for the very first time… we’re not crying, you’re crying.

Watch the video here:

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We can’t help but be reminded of the iconic opening scene from the film Love Actually, which takes place at Heathrow Airport.

Just like Hugh Grant, whenever we get gloomy with the state of the world, we’ll be thinking about the arrivals gate at Dubai International Airport.

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