Dubai World Central was rebranded as Dubai South in August of 2015. Dubai South is a master-planned city which will eventually play a major role in Dubai's future economy. Components Al Makhtoum International Airport: announced in 2004, this airport when fully operational will be the world's largest airport. The importance of this infrastructure cannot be overstated. The current Dubai airport (the busiest in the world in 2014) is operating over capacity. For Emirates Airlines (and Dubai) to continue fulfilling its ambitions and retain its competitive edge, the new airport will gradually begin absorbing that excess capacity. Logistics City a major component of the new airport and Dubai South itself is the logistics / cargo villages which cater both to air and sea transport (the Jebel Ali Port is well connected to Dubai South. Expo 2020 site winning the Expo 2020 is one of the most significant achievements in Dubai's history and one the Government of UAE put a lot of effort into securing. The Expo 2020 will be held between October 2020 and April 2021 and is expected to attract a total of 25 million visitors during the six month period. On the back of winning the Expo 2020, the Government of Dubai itself has initiated several major hospitality, infrastructure projects to propel the city forward. The Villages at Dubai South The Villages at Dubai South was announced in August 2015. This large scale development will have residential, commercial, hospitality and civic components.