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Dubai World Central (DWC) welcomes giant Antonov 225 freighter

The world's largest aircraft, the giant Antonov 225, has made a flying visit to Dubai World Central–Al Maktoum International Airport.

The aircraft, named Mriya – which means Dream in Ukrainian – made stops in Australia, Turkey and Malaysia before touching down in Dubai yesterday.

DWC cargo

It left for Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport in Italy this morning.

According to operator Dubai World Airports, DWC is currently the 20th busiest air cargo gateway in the world.

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