Fire and rescue services, Dubai Airports

Dubai International airport (DXB) is one of the biggest airports in the world. It spreads over 2,900 hectares of land. 90,000 employees work there to serve up to 50 million passengers per week. Dubai Airport fire and rescue services have an important role in keeping everybody safe.

Customer story: Dubai Airports fire and rescue services

Ready to respond

The fire and rescue services at Dubai International Airport are ready to respond and deal with any incident or emergency occuring at the airport – 24/7. They use TETRA radio communications every day to communicate with air traffic, pilots of aircraft, ground movement and control, crews in the terminals, and with other fire stations in Dubai.

Using TETRA radio communications ensures everything runs smoothly.

Says Wayne Ditchburn, senior manager for Operational Support: "If an incident commander feels the need to get a clear message across – to all his crews if he saw an unsafe practice, he would obviously use the TETRA system. I think the huge advantage of it is the clear communication it provides.”

Perhaps surprisingly, clear communication also helps the fire services comply with GCAA regulations.

Watch this video to learn how fire services ensure that important messages get through to all crews:


Several organizations and teams at Dubai International, including fire and rescue services use Nedaa’s TETRA network. Nedaa is the provider of TETRA networks and Airbus solutions for several governmental and non-governmental entities.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is one of the biggest airports in the world.

  • The airport has two runaways and three terminals
  • Terminal 3 is the largest airport terminal in the world
  • DXB is one of the few airports in the world which can support the Airbus A380 superjumbo

Watch three other videos and learn more about professional communications at Dubai International Airport:

Or get inspired by these pictures from the Dubai International Airport (DXB):



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