Aviation fuels Dubai’s GDP

Emirates at DXB airside 17Emirates, Dubai Airports, and other aviation-related businesses contributed $26.7 billion to the Dubai economy in 2013, accounting for nearly 27% of Dubai’s GDP in 2013, according to a study conducted by Oxford Economics. The report, “Quantifying the Economic Impact of Aviation in Dubai,” also found that the aviation industry provides 416,500 jobs, employing 21% of Dubai’s total workforce. The entire report can be found on the Emirates website, but some other findings include:

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