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Dubai Airports Unveils Massive Cancer Awareness Ribbon on Airport Tower

News provided by Dubai Airports
February 13, 2014 14:30 KST
  • The world's largest cancer awareness ribbon on an air traffic control tower at Dubai International.

DUBAI, UAE--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) February 13, 2014 -- Dubai Airports ( demonstrated its support for global cancer awareness today by unveiling the world’s largest cancer awareness ribbon on an air traffic control tower at Dubai International as part of a major global campaign under the theme “Early Detection Saves Lives!” The massive ribbon, made in 24 colours to represent all types of cancer - measures 128 feet in length and 60 feet across, and spans nearly the entire height of the ATC tower. Launched under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, the campaign will offer airport employees free check-ups at facilities set up by Dubai’s Saudi German Hospital and International Modern hospital at Terminals 1 and 3.

A selection of images of the campaign and the cancer awareness ribbon at Dubai International is available for download on our image library (

Editors Notes:

- Dubai Airports owns and manages the operation of both of Dubai’s airports - Dubai International as well as Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central.

- Dubai International is the world’s second busiest airport in terms of international passenger and cargo traffic.


Dubai Airports
Manager Media Relations
Zaigham Ali

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