as posted earlier – May 5th 2010 – http://dubai.metblogs.com/2010/05/05/al-maktoum-international-jabel-ali/
Finally the Al Maktoum International Airport is OPEN. – Initially for the cargo flights, official date for routing the cargo & frieghter flight operation is June 27 2010
This week Emirates Airline became the first carrier to land its aircraft on Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International, the world’s largest airport, as part of final preparations prior to the official launch of the airport. The successful test paves the way for the airport to open as scheduled on June 27, launching a new chapter in Dubai’s emergence as one of the world’s leading aviation hubs.