Expo 2020 to spur airport boom


By Staff  www.emirates247.com

Investments in airports expansion in the Arabian Gulf’s aviation heartland is due for a biggest push with the selection of Dubai as the host city for Expo 2020- the third biggest event after Olympics and FIFA World Cup- thereby offering vast growth opportunities for the global aviation industry as the city-state accelerates its drive to enhance the airports capacity and facilities.

A significant portion of the government investments planned for infrastructure development in the emirate will be for the aviation industry with airports sector being the top priority. The global aviation industry will benefit immensely with the opening of floodgates of new investments in the run up to the event which will attract 25 million tourists to the economically-vibrant region.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said, “We have a lot to accomplish and we have no excuse for any delays or poor performance. We have what it takes to achieve as we are blessed with rich resources, capabilities, expertise, positive energy, a thirst for knowledge, dedication and above all, the leadership’s unlimited support.” More info

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