The number of smart portals users exceeds the one million mark
18 million passengers will pass through Dubai airports in 2020
Dubai airports have witnessed an increase in the number of passengers since the return of air traffic last July.
Major General Mohammed Al Marri: "The increase in the number of travelers during the New Year holidays reflects the increased confidence in the state's precautionary measures."
During the past year, the number of travelers through the airports of the Emirate of Dubai recorded 17 million and 889 thousand and 183 passengers, arriving and departing, while the number of users of smart gates exceeded the one million, 706 thousand and 619 travelers, according to the General Administration of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, which confirmed that the numbers reveal About a smart plan implemented by the General Administration of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, in light of the exceptional circumstances that the world went through, during which the UAE was able to overcome the crisis with innovative solutions in order to combat "Covid-19" and coexist with it.
The Director General of the Department, Major General Mohamed Ahmed Al-Marri, confirmed that the increase in the number of travelers in Dubai airports since the return of air traffic last July confirms Dubai's readiness to receive its passengers from around the world and its success in achieving positive growth levels, by providing the best health and safety standards. In the world with all responsibility and accuracy, in close cooperation with health authorities and government agencies, and providing the necessary support and care to make travel safe, explaining that the increase in the number of travelers during the New Year holidays reflects the increased confidence in the precautionary and preventive measures that the state takes to address the repercussions of Corona and the spread of the new chain.
Al-Marri clarified that restarting the smart gates at Dubai International Airport for all departing travelers in "Terminal 3", due to the current global conditions, was an important and necessary step in enhancing travelers' confidence in the UAE in general and Dubai in particular, as these gates are characterized by the speed of procedures and avoiding waiting. And direct communication with passport officials, which makes it the safest way for travelers to ensure the highest levels of health and safety for all.
Al-Marri expressed his appreciation for the great efforts made by the UAE to confront the repercussions of the "Covid-19" pandemic and ensure protection for all, as it began giving the vaccine for "Covid-19" to citizens and residents free of charge within a systematic plan so that everyone can obtain it in a record period of time. He also praised the efforts made. Dubai Residence employees, who work in the front lines, strive to provide the highest levels of comfort and safety for travelers.
Major General Mohammed Al-Marri said: “We pledge our leadership to be hand in hand, working in the spirit of one team, and exert utmost efforts with dedication and commitment and redouble diligence in confrontation, to support the efforts of our dear country to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world for security and safety.”
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