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Dubai to cash in on Global Travel Boom – Study speaks of great positioning within the market

Dubai’s aviation sector is strategically positioned to capitalise on the anticipated global air travel growth in the coming decades, as highlighted in a recent Emirates NBD Research report. The aviation industry has become a vital component of Dubai’s economy, with airports and national carriers playing a pivotal role. Despite the significant setback caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the industry is recovering rapidly. As of October 2023, air passenger traffic is just 1.8% below 2019 levels, with seat capacity at 97.0% of pre-pandemic levels.

Additionally, Dubai International Airport (DXB), the world’s largest facility for international traffic, is set for a substantial expansion to become a smart airport. While challenges such as market saturation and environmental concerns may affect global air travel growth, Dubai’s focus on aviation, alongside its first-mover advantage, positions it well for continued robust growth in transit traffic, as more people seeking a Dubai luxury apartment such as the likes of the Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.