India gains nearly USD 612 million from Dubai''s air connectivity, while China gains USD 1.4 billion vis-a-vis alternate routes, according to UK-based consultancy firm Oxford Economics. It estimates that Dubai''s aviation sector accounts for 125,000 jobs and contributes USD 11.7 billion to the country''s gross domestic product, more than 14 per cent of the total.
More than 220,000 passengers have flown the two-class A380 on over 450 flights since it first entered service in December 2015. The Emirates’ two class...
“Aviation infrastructure will support the continuation of the sector’s impressive growth and facilitate Dubai’s economic expansion by generating 22 per cent of total employment and 32 per cent of the emirate’s GDP in 2020, Addison Schonland, US-based aviation analyst and President of Innovation Analysis Group, said.