Passengers at DXB, Terminal 3 were left confused following a power-cut which was the result of a technical issue.
Flights were unaffected and the issue, which happened shortly after 11am, was rectified in half an hour.
A Dubai Airports official reported, “Dubai Airports can confirm that there was a power outage at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 at 11.04am due to a technical issue”, “power was restored within 30 minutes of the outage with minimal impact on operations.” according to an update via The National.
Passengers took to Twitter to voice their concern
I really can’t believe that the power on Dubai Airport was cut off rn
— Maryame X big dick energy ?? (@anxiousavo) July 15, 2019
Terminal 2 is the place to be: A solar energy system was announced today in T2
The largest for any airport in the region, made up of 5,000 photovoltaic panels, the solar panel will make savings of AED3.3million and is a smart project by DEWA to promote the use of clean, renewable energy sources.
We’ve successfully installed a solar energy system comprising 15,000 photovoltaic panels at @DXB‘s Terminal 2 – the largest at any airport in the region – in partnership with @EtihadESCO @DEWAOfficial. Read more https://t.co/s7qMluoKay pic.twitter.com/8rolmM4UYQ
— Dubai Airports (@DubaiAirports) July 15, 2019