Private jet movements at Dubai South up 336% in Q1 2021

SourceGulf Business

Private jets movements in Dubai South grew 336 per cent in Q1 2021, reaching 4,904 in the first quarter of this year compared to 1,460 in Q1 2020 and 1,676 in Q1 2019.

The figures were announced on Saturday, May 8, by the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH) located in Dubai South.

Aircraft movements include those recorded at the four FBOs operating at MBRAH, including Jetex Executive Aviation, Jet Aviation, DC Aviation and ExecuJet Middle East.

The MBRAH is a freezone for the airlines, private jet companies, and associated industries. It is also home to maintenance centres and training and education campuses.

“Our private jets movements at the VIP Terminal in MBRAH have been increasing steadily since last July, which is a testament to the successful national vaccination campaign, the emirate’s status as a preferred destination for tourists from across the world as well as Dubai’s ranking third globally and second in the ‘Major Cities’ category in the recent ‘FDI Global Cities more...