The General Authority of Civil Aviation in the country revealed that national carriers currently operate more than 946 flights per week to about 203 regional and global destinations, while 39 foreign airlines have resumed their flights from the country's airports.
The authority confirmed that the aviation sector in the UAE has begun to gradually recover from the repercussions of the Corona crisis, indicating that the sector is flexible enough to overcome the crisis with large investments24 in airport and tourism infrastructure.
In detail, the General Authority of Civil Aviation in the country stated that national carriers currently operate more than 946 flights per week to about 203 regional and international destinations.
In response to questions from Emirates Today, the authority clarified that due to the presence of several international airports in the country, and four national carriers (Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, Fly Dubai and Air Arabia), the international destinations operated by these carriers differ from one airport to another and from one carrier. To another. She added that despite the increase in traffic during last July and August, the number and increase of international destinations and flights is linked to health conditions and the directions of other countries regarding opening their skies further.
The "Civil Aviation" revealed that the number of foreign airlines that have resumed their flights from the country's airports reached 39, and confirmed that the aviation sector in the Emirates began to recover gradually since the beginning of the lifting of travel restrictions that were previously imposed in April, indicating that a full recovery from the effects The Coronavirus pandemic cannot be anticipated at the present time due to some restrictions imposed in other countries.
At the same time, the authority stated that the civil aviation sector in the UAE is one of the most developed sectors at the regional and global levels, and it is flexible enough to recover from the effects of this crisis due to investments in infrastructure, high performance, innovation and investments in research and development, noting That the UAE has made major investments in airport infrastructure and tourism.
The company «Air Arabia Abu Dhabi», announced the addition of a new destination to its operations, by operating direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo, starting from September 24th.
Cairo joins the growing network of destinations of "Air Arabia Abu Dhabi" in Egypt, which currently includes direct flights linking Abu Dhabi with Alexandria and Sohag. Cairo represents the airline's fifth destination since the launch of its flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport on July 14, 2020.