Dubai entities join hands to chart out drone routes, landing locations

  • Date: 13-Jul-2023
  • Source: Gulf News
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:UAE
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Dubai entities join hands to chart out drone routes, landing locations

Dubai: Dubai Municipality signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Integrated Economic Zones (DIEZ) Authority as part of the Dubai Horizons System, which organizes routes in low-altitude airspace and drone landing locations. The MoU supports the aspirations of Dubai in the field of air mobility and achieving objectives and strategies of Dubai Municipality for the Dubai Horizons System with regard to planning routes for drones, airport locations, and low-altitude airspace landing locations, based on the partners’ experiences in civil aviation requirements and policies related to it, and the Municipality’s expertise in urban planning. The MoU was signed in the presence of Mariam Al Muhairi, acting CEO of the Buildings Regulation and Permits Agency at Dubai Municipality; and Muammar Al Katheeri, chief officer, Engineering and Sustainability at DIEZ. Al Muhairi said: “The agreements and strategic partnerships related to the Dubai Horizons System are in line with the aspirations of the Emirate of Dubai in the field of infrastructure for the aviation sector and the locations of airports and runways designated for drones. It ensures development services related to this sector and reinforces the attractiveness, leadership, and competitiveness of Dubai and its leading position in the industry. The MoU further