With over 150 airlines operating to Dubai, you and your attendees have a wide variety of carriers to choose from, and as routes and schedules have widened, there are more economy flights to Dubai available than ever before.
Dubai International Airport is ranked the world’s number one hub for international passengers with annual traffic of over 78 million passengers in 2015. 150 airlines operate at Dubai’s two airports, connecting to over 280 destinations across the globe. Dubai’s newest airport, Al Maktoum International Airport, will have the capacity to handle over 240 million passengers when it’s fully operational. Currently, phase one has been completed and six airlines are operating out of the airport, including Wizz Air, Qatar Airways and Gulf Air.
Dubai International Airport currently has three passenger terminals. Terminals 1 and 3 are directly connected with a common transit area, allowing airside passengers to move freely between the terminals without going through immigration. Terminal 2 is built on the opposite end of the airport. Transport within and among these three terminals is provided by people movers and underground tunnels.
Once you arrive, Dubai has an excellent public transportation system that is clean, convenient and reliable. The leading hotels provide airport transfers and, in some cases, shuttle bus services to key locations. Taxis are plentiful and there are many local and international car-hire firms offering a wide range of vehicles, including four-wheel drives, minibuses and luxury coaches. And the Dubai Metro, which is rapidly expanding, has stops at all major locations, including Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Currently, there are more than 25,000 hotel rooms along the Metro.