Saudi Arabia topped regionally in the first two weeks of “Expo”

50% growth in flight bookings to Dubai since the beginning of October

Emirates Airlines stated that 430,000 passengers will arrive in Dubai on its flights between 14 and 28 October.

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Mamoun Humaidan, General Manager of Wego, which specializes in travel services and online reservations for the Middle East, North Africa and India, said that the company recorded, through its website, a 15% increase in flight reservations to Dubai during the first two weeks of the start of the exhibition. Expo 2002 Dubai”, compared to the two weeks preceding the exhibition, and a 50% increase in bookings since the beginning of this month compared to last month.

Notable countries

Humaidan told "Emirates Today" that Saudi Arabia topped the list of the most prominent countries for reservations from the Middle East, with a growth rate of 29%, in the first two weeks of the start of the "Expo 2002 Dubai" activities, then Kuwait by 6%, followed by Bahrain by 4%.

He added that "Expo 2020 Dubai", which opened on October 1, is the most important event at the global level for 2021, noting that "the event allows the exploration of innovations and innovations that will shape the future, and of course travel to 200 countries under one roof."

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He pointed out that the company, as one of the authorized distributors of "Expo 2020" tickets, is running a special campaign that converts hotel users' reservations in the UAE into a free ticket for the exhibition, explaining that the offer is valid for reservations of no less than two nights.

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In addition, Dubai Airports Corporation reported on its social networking site that it expects an increase in the number of passengers traveling through Dubai International Airport during the weekends for the next two weeks.

The Foundation gave some advice to travelers through Dubai International Airport in the next few days, in the framework of planning in advance for the trip, pointing out that it is important to go to the airport well before the departure of the flight, and to use public transportation where possible, including the "Dubai Metro".

430 thousand passengers

It is noteworthy that “Emirates Airlines” stated earlier that more than 430,000 passengers will arrive in Dubai on its flights during the period between 14 and 28 October to spend their holidays in the emirate and visit the “Expo 2020 Dubai” exhibition, according to reservation records.

Expectations of an increase in the number of passengers traveling through Dubai Airport during the weekends for the next two weeks.

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