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Passport Fun; Dubai Airport's 'Kiddie Lane' Hits 500,000+ Stamps

Published on : 12-04-2024

Passport Fun; Dubai Airport's 'Kiddie Lane' Hits 500,000+ Stamps

Kids meet excitement as Dubai Airport's ‘Kiddie Lane’ welcomes over 500,000 young travellers, allowing them to stamp their passports and engage with immigration officers, making the arrival process interactive and enjoyable. 

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has created a delightful experience for young travellers by introducing special immigration counters designed exclusively for children aged 4 to 12. Since their inception during Eid last year, these counters have seen an impressive 550,000 children pass through them, as announced by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA).

Located at Terminal 1, 2, and 3 of DXB, these unique passport control lanes aim to make the arrival process more engaging and interactive for young passengers. Children can stamp their passports and interact with friendly immigration officers, adding a touch of fun to their travel experience.

The numbers speak for themselves, with 553,475 children availing of these unique 'kiddie' lanes. Between April 19 and the end of 2023, 434,889 arriving children utilised these counters, while an additional 118,586 children benefited from them in the first three months of this year.

GDRFA emphasised that these dedicated counters enrich the travel experience and enhance Dubai's reputation as one of the world's best airports. The counters are manned by immigration officers specially trained to address any queries the young travellers may have, further adding to the smoothness of the process.

On the first day of Eid Al Fitr, GDRFA officials, led by director-general Lt. Gen. Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, conducted their annual routine check to ensure the seamless flow of departing and arriving passengers. The officials were accompanied by mascots Salem and Salama, who wore GDRFA uniforms. They distributed unique gifts and souvenirs to the young travellers, enhancing the festive spirit of the occasion.

The 'kiddie lane' initiative at DXB facilitates a way for Dubai International Airport to stand out as a destination for families travelling with their kids.

#kidstravel #uaetravel #travelnews2024 #passport #dubaiinternationalairport

 

News Source : Khaleej Times

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