Aircraft movements in the UAE airspace will increase to 1.62 million in 2030 numbering 4,400 per day compared with the present 2,200, said an industry expert.
The UAE will have a major share in the aircraft movements in the most c
UAE airports are projected to have 1.62 million aircraft movements by 2030, while the overall Middle East region will witness 2.3 million aircraft movements in 2025, according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
While GCC airports recorded a 10 per cent CAGR in air traffic in the past decade, the total aircraft movements in the six states are projected to cross the 2.3 million mark by 2025, said the organisers of an upcoming airport show in Dubai.
The UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has reported a 58.5 per cent growth in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year.
All other indicators, such as aircraft movements, duty-free sales and cargo tonna