Fascinating insights into the new global hub of aviation, and shopping habits of the world that passes through it.
While Europe's worried about expanding their old airports, airlines in Gulf region are building whole global interchanges of the future.
Future of long haul aviation is being built wholesale in the greater Emirates region.
The geographical convenience and superior service standards of Gulf airlines is reflected in the airports that they fly out of, and no surprise that this is becoming the global aviation hub.
Dubai is the biggest emerging hub of international traffic, and the newest Qantas-Emirates deal will surely be a big boost to these numbers