In a show of unity, celebrating their rich heritage and shared values, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and Chairman of Dubai Airports, raised the UAE national flag on November 3, marking UAE Flag Day. The flag-raising ceremony occurred at Dubai International (DXB) Terminal 3 and was graced by the presence of several senior leaders and employees from Dubai Airports. It also saw the participation of representatives from crucial strategic partners, such as DCAA, Dubai Police, Dubai Customs, dnata, and the General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA).
These Flag Day celebrations were held in response to a call by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. He encouraged all ministries, government departments, and institutions across the UAE to come together and raise the national flag, symbolizing the unity and accomplishments of the country.
Dubai Airports is responsible for operating and managing both of Dubai’s airports, DXB and DWC. Serving as an integrator, Dubai Airports strives to balance the interests of all stakeholders to sustain aviation growth, ensure operational resilience, foster collaboration among service providers for a safe and secure travel experience, and enhance customer satisfaction while maintaining a sustainable business approach.
In the first half of 2023, DXB exceeded its 2019 passenger traffic levels by welcoming 41.6 million passengers. With an annual passenger traffic of 66 million in 2022, DXB retained its position as the world’s top airport for international passenger traffic for the ninth consecutive year.
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