Azad Aisho À Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, President of Dubai Airports, Supreme President and CEO of Emirates Airlines and the Group, said that Dubai has taken proactive steps and initiatives to deals with the pandemic, and enables the rapid recovery of the travel and tourism sector in the UAE, and as a result preserved Dubai International Airport is the largest airport in the world, preparing international passengers for the eighth year in a row, and we look forward to to serve more than 58 million passengers by the end of this year. Its height highlighted the importance of the Airport Show, to give an additional impetus to the global aviation sector, whose rapid return to the pre-pandemic stage has begun to emerge with strong travel demand and the announcement of the resumption of development. world-class airport projects awaiting further growth.
His Highness statements came during yesterday’s opening of the Airport Show at the World Trade Center in Dubai.
Opening of the exhibition
In detail, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, President of Dubai Airports, Supreme President and CEO of Emirates Airlines and Group, inaugurated yesterday the 21st edition of the Airport Show in Dubai World Trade. The center, which will run until May 19.
After the opening, His Highness visited the exhibitors’ pavilions, during which he was accompanied by a number of senior officials interested in the aviation sector from inside and outside the country. His Highness was introduced to the technologies and equipment offered by more than 150 international. companies from 20 countries around the world.
His Excellency stressed, “The importance of the exhibition at this particular time, to give an additional impetus to the global aviation sector, whose rapid return to the pre-pandemic stage began to appear with the great demand for travel and the announcement of resumption of development projects at the level of airports in the world, waiting for the next increase ”.
His Highness said: “Thanks to the vision and support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai has taken proactive steps and initiatives to deal with the pandemic and to enable rapid expansion.the recovery of the travel and tourism sector in the UAE and as a result Dubai International Airport has maintained its position.As the largest airport in the world in terms of international passengers for the eighth consecutive year, we expect to serve more than 58 million passengers by the end of this year, connect them with their businesses, families and activities and work to provide them with a wonderful travel experience. “
His Highness explained: “Exhibitions and conferences held on its margins, with the participation of more than 150 international companies and the participation of more than 4,500 international experts, will give decision makers at regional and international airports a golden opportunity. to learn about the best and most advanced technologies, and to discuss the horizons of cooperation and joint coordination of what is in the interest of the airport industry.Through this event, we are uniting the world of aviation back in Dubai to advance the path of common minds and play our constructive role in the full recovery of this vital industry to support the global economy.
His Excellency added: “Sustainability, advanced technology, airport development, operational efficiency and airspace management are all vital topics that will be addressed during the three days of the exhibition, giving the industry a boost not only to returned to the first levels of 2019. but to go further. ” .
Business and Economy
Dubai Airport Vice President Jamal Al-Hay noted that “the successes achieved in Dubai are the result of an effective response to its treatment of the epidemic through a balance between protecting the health and happiness of the people while minimizing the negative effects.” to the maximum extent, in business and economics ”.
Al Hai added: “We are on the right track and Dubai has proudly maintained its position as the world’s busiest international airport in 2021 with 29.1 million passengers, and just last week Dubai Airport announced record growth rates during the first quarter of this year, the highest since 2020, we have provided quality services for more than 13 million passengers and we expect to face more than 58 million passengers by the end of this year. ”
On the other hand, Ibrahim Ahli, Executive Vice President of Dubai Air Navigation Services Corporation (Dans), said during the Global Airport Managers Forum: “Dubai is rapidly becoming the city of the future of the world, driven by its great embrace of weak technology and regulations and reforms ”.
He added: “We have proven our strength when (dans) effectively managing, before the pandemic (Covid-19), more than 1,338 aircraft movements per day through Dubai airports, as (dans) manages air traffic at the International Airport of Dubai, which has occupied since 2014, the first place in the world. The world-wide destination for international passengers and has handled some 1.115 billion passengers on more than 7.47 million flights since the airport opened in 1960.
For its part, Red Exhibitions Middle East, the event organizer, announced that the exhibition attracts more than 150 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, in addition to the participation of more than 4500 professionals in the aviation industry. The Airport Show, the ninth edition of the Global Airport Leaders Forum, which will see more than 40 elite aviation and airport leaders around the world, present a range of impressive topics related to airport innovation and development, management of air traffic and airport sustainability and security.
Participants in the Middle East Airport Security Conference, the Air Traffic Control Forum, and the Global Airport Managers Forum discussed ways to seize new growth opportunities and overcome the current challenges facing airports, in addition to discussing efforts made by the global aviation industry towards sustainable infrastructure development, and increased cooperation between airports. The organizer said the exhibition is a platform that provides opportunities for stakeholders to collaborate and sign agreements, improve business, showcase the latest technologies and services, and improve airport services and facilities to keep pace with the expected growth.
Dubai International Airport is expected to serve more than 58 million passengers by the end of this year.
Muhammad Faisal Al-Dosari, Director of the Senior Department of Navigation and Airports at the General Authority for Civil Aviation, said: in the fourth quarter of 2023, to be implemented. Since the first quarter of 2024.
Al-Dosari added: “The number of commercial drones registered with the General Authority for Civil Aviation is increasing, as by 2022 20,000 private drone users have been registered, 870 commercial drones have been registered and 181 commercial drone entities have been registered. in order to enable the operation of these aircraft.
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