Dubai airport forced to halt departures due to drone sightings

The closure occurred for half an hour on Friday morning By Jon Porter@JonPorty  Feb 15, 2019, 9:03am EST “Unauthorized drone activity” caused the Dubai International Airport to ground all of its outbound flights for over 30 minutes on Friday morning, The New York Times reports. During the shutdown, which lasted from 10:13AM to 10:45AM local time, only inbound flights were able to fly at the third-busiest airport in the world. United Arab Emirates rules expressly forbid