Future Contributions

Dubai’s considerable assets, including political and economic stability, proximity to the massive emerging economies of China and India, an extensive foreign trade network, state-of-the-art telecommunications, top flight infrastructure and its emergence as a world class tourism and business destination, continue to spur rapid growth and, by extension, economic benefits.

By 2020, the impact of aviation is projected to grow to $53.1 billion, or 37.5% of GDP, and will support 754,500 jobs, or 29.5% of employment. By 2030, aviation is expected to contribute $88.1 billion, or 44.7% of GDP, and will support 1,194,700 jobs, or 35.1% of employment in the emirate.