The performance indicators of the tourism sector in Dubai are “promising and good”

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airlines and the Group, stated that “the indicators of the airline’s financial performance during the current financial year, from the first of last April, are good and excellent, and the results are positive, ”noting that the measures taken by The government over two years during the epidemic have contributed to strengthening the movement and the return to a faster recovery, and note that “the movement and indicators are promising and good in terms of the performance of the tourism sector, which is an important part of Dubai’s economy.”

His Highness explained: “The indicators of discussions are excellent, and we hope to continue this achievement during the summer,” and stressed that “(Emirates Airlines), during the current financial year, will not receive any financial support from the Dubai Government. “and the airline will pay part of this at the end of the current financial year. Support at intervals, with the continued recovery of international travel.” His Highness pointed out 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.

essential sector

In particular, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airlines and the Group, said that “the Arab Travel Market 2022 sees great movement and activity,” referring to the continuous recovery of this important sector, and stressing that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, brought Dubai to this stage in the field of tourism and travel and built a basic pillar for this sector.

His Highness added, to the media on the sidelines of the Arab Travel Market 2022: “We note that the movement has begun to return to its previous state during the last period as a result of the (Covid-19) pandemic,” and note that for “Emirates Airlines”, the movement has returned to its levels with 75%% compared to pre-pandemic fares, and we hope to reach 100% by the end of 2022.

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

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

fuel costs

His Highness stated that the rise in fuel prices and costs significantly affects the aviation sector and its profitability, pointing out that “airlines are trying to increase ticket prices to cover their costs (in part), and it is difficult to predict energy prices. . “

His Highness added: “We always hope that fuel prices will be at reasonable levels that both companies and travelers can afford.” He stressed that “the measures taken by the government over two years during the epidemic have helped to strengthen the movement and return to a faster recovery,” explaining that “everyone has reaped the benefits of these efforts, including citizens, residents and investors in the UAE. “

His Highness pointed out that “the movement and indicators are promising and good in terms of the performance of the tourism sector, which is an important part of Dubai’s economy, in the light of the measures taken by the government to stem the pandemic. handle.” His Highness added that “the results in the coming months will be positive as conditions improve,” noting that the improvement is also linked to the return of business in global markets as well, the movement of new investments and the continuation of commercial investment .

Booking indicators

His Highness explained that “the indicators of discussion are excellent, and we hope to continue this achievement during the summer, in light of the thirst for travel.” His Highness emphasized that “(Emirates Airlines) will not receive any financial support from the Dubai Government during the financial year,” with the expectation that “by the end of the current financial year, the airline 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 (Airbus A380) aircraft, which will contribute to the provision of a larger seating capacity”.

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

Regarding the delay in the schedules for the delivery of new aircraft, His Highness said: “Negotiations are always underway with the manufacturers (Airbus and Boeing), and that the delay in the receipt of the manufacturers came due to the conditions facing aviation. sector, but these conditions and delays in reception did not The carrier’s expansion plans are hampered, especially as (Emirates Airlines) received some (A380) aircraft during the pandemic period. ”

His Highness said that “the recruitment process in (Emirates Airlines) has been going on for months to keep up with the growth in the expansion of the airline and the launch of more aircraft in service,” adding that “the decision of any tendency to offer part of Dubai’s airlines in the financial markets is up to the government. ” . Regarding the return to Al Maktoum International Airport, His Highness said: “It depends on the size of the capacity at Dubai Airport.”

The return of the navy

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airlines and the group, said that “(Emirates Airlines) has managed to gradually re-employ its fleet, and that during the current period (A380) aircraft are being returned to service, as needed at each destination, and we hope that the entire fleet will be returned by the end of this year, especially in light of the high demand for travel 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 about 90 A380 aircraft by the end of this year.


Ahmed bin said:

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

“The movement has returned to 75% before the pandemic, and we hope to reach 100% by the end of this year.”


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