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HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum - Articles and news items

Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central opens for passengers

Airport news  •  27 October 2013  •  Dubai Airports

The new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central opened its doors for business...

A global aviation hub in the making

Issue 4 2009, Past issues  •  16 July 2009  •  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority; Chairman, Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group

Dubai’s strategic plan for 2015 lays specific emphasis on travel and tourism, trade and transportation and logistics, among others, as highly conducive sectors for future economic growth. The value of investments in Dubai’s tourism, hospitality, leisure, entertainment and real estate projects over the next five to seven years is estimated to be approximately US$ 365 billion.

Dubai Airports looks to a bright future

Issue 4 2009, Past issues  •  16 July 2009  •  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority; Chairman, Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group

As we reflect on an amazing 2008, it is clear that the next few years will mark a historic and exciting period for Dubai, Dubai Airports and the aviation industry. The Emirate's economy remains on a fast track, despite the global economic turbulence that has battered advanced economies and emerging markets.

Dubai Airports: a new chapter in world aviation

Issue 4 2008, Past issues  •  1 August 2008  •  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of DCA & Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group

Dubai is undergoing dynamic growth in all areas of its economy, which has long diversified away from the oil sector. Today, the contribution of the oil sector to Dubai’s GDP is under five per cent, while the services sector, with an average annual growth rate of 21 per cent since 2000, has been the key driver of Dubai’s economic rise. In 2005, the service sector constituted 74 per cent of Dubai’s GDP.

Dubai, the world’s aviation hub in the making

Issue 4 2007, Past issues  •  31 July 2007  •  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum

Dubai is undergoing dynamic growth in all areas of its economy, which has long diversified away from the oil sector. Today, the contribution of the oil sector to Dubai’s GDP is under five per cent, while the services sector, with an average annual growth rate of 21 per cent since 2000, has been the key driver of Dubai’s economic rise. In 2005, the service sector constituted 74 per cent of Dubai’s GDP.

From humble beginnings

Issue 3 2006, Past issues  •  11 September 2006  •  HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President – Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai

Aviation in Dubai was once limited to a single, modest port built on dusty wasteland. Now, it knows no limits. Dubai International Airport is expanding in a US$ 4.1 billion development programme, while 40 kilometres away, work has begun on constructing the world’s largest airport.

 

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