The world's busiest air hub? It's Dubai, and it's fabulous.


There's a gorgeous feature in this month's Vanity Fair on the "new jet age" opulence of Dubai International Airport, which has surpassed London's Heathrow as the world's busiest global hub.

"Three Gulf airlines—Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad—are scooping up passengers. Boarding a lavishly appointed Airbus A380 at Dubai's $4.5 billion Terminal 3, [VF reporter] Graham Boynton examines the tectonic shift in aviation that threatens to leave the West's cramped, bare-bones carriers in the dust."

Don't miss the day-long timelapse video here.