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Photo Special: Air passengers stranded in Dubai

A look at some of the thousands of travellers stuck in the emirate.
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Dubai, NEWS, Aviation
Dubai, NEWS, Aviation
Dubai, NEWS, Aviation
Dubai, NEWS, Aviation
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Photo Special: Air passengers stranded in Dubai

Following the news that Emirates has resumed its flights to the United Kingdom, we take a look back at some of the passengers that have been stranded in Dubai as the aviation industry deals with the aftermath of a volcanic explosion in Iceland.

THIS PHOTO: Passengers stranded in Dubai stand outside a hotel in the Gulf emirate. (Getty Images)

THIS PHOTO: More than 8,000 transit passengers have been stranded in Dubai and Abu Dhabi by cancelled flights due to Europe's volcanic ash cloud, Emirati airlines said. (Getty Images)

THIS PHOTO: A passenger stranded in Dubai smokes a cigarette at a hotel. (Getty Images)

THIS PHOTO: Gulf-based airlines were gearing up on Wednesday to resume flights to the UK for the first time in seven days following the chaos caused by the Icelandic volcano eruption. Emirates Airline said it would try to operate as many flights as possible and "based on expected airspace availability" would fly to London Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow throughout the day. (Getty Images)

THIS PHOTO: The Dubai based carrier said the ash cloud was costing them $10m a day. (Getty Images)

Emirates Airlines planes are grounded at Dubai International Airport. (Getty Images)

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