Dubai tourism sector performance indicators are “promising and good”

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airlines and the Group, said: and the results are positive “, noting that the measures taken by the Government during the two years of the epidemic contributed to the strengthening of the movement and the return to a faster recovery, emphasizing that the movement and indicators are promising and good in terms of performance. of the tourism sector, which is an important part of Dubai’s economy. ”

His Highness explained, “Booking indicators are excellent and we hope to continue this trend over the summer,” noting that “(Emirates Airlines), during the current fiscal year, will not receive any financial support from the Dubai government, and the carrier “will pay, at the end of the current fiscal year, part of this. Support at intervals, with the continued recovery of international travel.” His height noted that for Emirates Airlines, the movement has returned to pre-pandemic levels by 75% and we hope to reach 100% by the end of this year.

vital sector

In detail, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President and CEO of Emirates Airlines and Group, said that “the Arabian Travel Market 2022 is experiencing great momentum and activity”, referring to the ongoing recovery of this vital sector, noted that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, brought Dubai to this stage in the field of tourism and travel and built a basic pillar for the sector.

He added, for the media on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market 2022: “We note that the movement has started to return to its previous state during the last period due to the pandemic (Covid-19), noting that for” Emirates Airlines ”, the movement has returned to its levels with 75%. % compared to pre-pandemic rates and hope to reach 100% by the end of 2022.

His Highness stated that the return to pre-pandemic levels is linked to international markets, noting that “some countries still have limitations regarding the international travel market”, noting that “full recovery and growth depends on full opening of markets “.

His Highness said: “From last April 1 until today, during the current fiscal year, which ends next March, the financial performance indicators of the operator are good and excellent and the results are positive.”

fuel costs

His Excellency stated that the increase in fuel prices and costs significantly affects the aviation sector and its profitability, emphasizing that “air carriers are trying to increase ticket prices to cover the costs of this (partial) and it is difficult to energy prices are forecast. “

His Highness added: “We always hope that fuel prices are at reasonable levels that can be afforded by both companies and travelers.” He noted that “the measures taken by the government over the two years during the epidemic contributed to the strengthening of the movement and the return to a faster recovery”, explaining that “all reaped the fruits of these efforts, including citizens, residents and investors in the UAE. United Arab Emirates “. “

His Excellency stressed that “the movement and indicators are promising and good for the performance of the tourism sector, which is an important part of Dubai’s economy, in light of the measures taken by the government to cope with the pandemic.” He added that “the results in the coming months will be positive with the improvement of conditions”, noting that the improvement is related to the return of business in global markets, the movement of new investments and the continuation of trade investments.

Booking Indicators

His Highness explained that “booking indicators are excellent and we hope to continue this trend even during the summer, in light of the thirst for travel”. His Highness stressed that “(Emirates Airlines) during the fiscal year will not receive any financial support from the Dubai government”, expecting that “by the end of the current fiscal year, the carrier will pay part of this support at intervals, while The international travel movement continues to recover. “

He explained that “the carrier has a fleet of aircraft in service, in addition to the return of aircraft (Airbus A380), which will contribute to ensuring a larger capacity of seats”.

His Highness stated that “(Emirates Airlines) received a number of aircraft (Airbus A380) during the pandemic period”, stressing that “there will be no capacity shortage due to aircraft delays during the next period”.

Regarding the delay in the delivery of new aircraft, His Highness said: “Negotiations are always ongoing with the manufacturers (Airbus and Boeing) and that the delay in receipt has come from the manufacturers due to the conditions faced by aviation. sector, but these conditions and delays in takeover did not deter the carrier’s expansion plans, especially since during the pandemic period, (Emirates Airlines) acquired several aircraft (A380).

His Highness said that “the recruitment process at (Emirates Airlines) has continued for months to keep pace with the growing expansion of the carrier and the introduction of more aircraft in service”, adding that “the decision of any tendency to Offer “Part of Dubai Airlines’ financial markets depend on the government.” . Regarding the return to Al Maktoum International Airport, His Highness said: “It depends on the size of the capacity at Dubai Airport.”

Return of the fleet

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airlines and the group, said: used was returned to service, as needed in each destination, and we hope that the entire fleet will be back by the end of this year, especially in light of the high travel demand we are seeing during the current period. ”

130 passenger destinations

Emirates Airlines serves more than 130 passenger destinations with its entire fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft, consisting of more than 140 aircraft and about 70 A380 aircraft, and aims to operate around 90 A380 aircraft by the end of this year.


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“(Emirates Airlines) will not receive any financial support from the Dubai government during the current fiscal year.”

• “The movement has returned to pre-pandemic levels by 75% and we hope to reach 100% by the end of this year.”


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