That’s one way to avoid the queues…

If you dread the queues at Dubai Airport for check-in and baggage drop, there’s a new way to do it that’ll help you avoid the queues.

DUBZ, an arm of dnata travel, has opened a new check-in station at The Dubai Mall, outside the dnata store on the lower ground level of the mall to allow give passengers another convenient option for check-in.

The service is available to passengers of nine airlines: flydubai, SAUDIA, flynas, China Southern, Kuwait Airways, Gulf Air, SaudiGulf, Royal Jordanian, and Ethiopian Airlines, and is priced at Dhs99 inclusive of one piece of checked luggage. Extra luggage can be added for a fee of Dhs40 per piece, with the service capped at Dhs249, covering up to 10 bags.

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Open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm, the team at the DUBZ desk can check passengers in for flights, print their boarding passes, weigh and secure baggage and ensure it’s delivered to the airport and loaded onto the plane.

Once check-in is complete, travellers collect their boarding passes and baggage tags and can then enjoy an array of shopping and entertainment options at The Dubai Mall, before making their way to the airport via taxi or Dubai Metro for their flight. DUBZ passengers are required to be at the airport one hour before take off, and can proceed straight to passport control.

That’s one way to avoid the queues…

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