The Assistant Director-General of the Air Navigation Services Sector at the General Authority of Civil Aviation, Ahmed Al-Jallaf, stated that.........
The Assistant Director-General of the Air Navigation Services Sector at the General Authority of Civil Aviation, Ahmed Al-Jallaf, stated that “the current statistics indicate that the forecasts of air traffic in the country’s airspace will exceed 2,100 air movements per day by the end of this year, compared to 1,238 air movements at the end of last year, a growth of 70 Approximately percent, in light of the lifting of flight restrictions by countries, the increase in the number of flights of national carriers, and the reception of vacation seasons and tourists from abroad to visit the country in general, and the global event (Expo 2020 Dubai) in particular.
Al-Jallaf added, in statements, that "Expo 2020 Dubai, in addition to the studied precautionary measures, contributed to strengthening and accelerating the pace of recovery of air traffic in the airspace of the UAE, as a result of the impact of the (Covid-19) pandemic, as statistics indicate an average rate of increase." In the air movement in the country’s air by (13.5%) since the opening of (Expo 2020), compared to the same period before the opening, and more than 2,000 daily air movements were reached during some days in November, indicating that the resounding success of the Dubai Airshow It constituted a clear message from the UAE to the world about the importance of uniting efforts to overcome the pandemic, and the economic damage it left on the world.
He stressed that the Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center, which is affiliated with the authority, is constantly striving to develop air navigation procedures and systems and air routes, in line with the volume of changes and the expected growth in air traffic.