Dubai’s central geographical location makes it easily accessible with many of the world’s major airlines. There are direct flights to Dubai from most main cities in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East, as well as select cities in Northern America and Africa.
Dubai International airport is world-renowned, handling around 65 million passengers annually, and connecting over 260 destinations with more than 140 airlines.
Emirates is a world-famous Dubai success story: launched in 1985 with two aircraft, it has grown into one of the world’s leading airlines, with a fleet of more than 224 aircraft flying to over 140 destinations. Emirates offers a passenger loyalty programme called Skywards, with which you can accumulate points with every Emirates flight you take. Skywards points can then be redeemed against future flights or other leisure and lifestyle benefits. Skywards members may also use their points to request upgrades to business or first class.
Emirates Holidays, a subsidiary of Emirates, offers tailor-made holidays both in Dubai and internationally, with flights, accommodations and excursions included. It is possible to visit Dubai as part of an international cruise, and the city has a dedicated cruise terminal equipped to receive cruise liners from around the world.
Budget airline Fly Dubai is rapidly growing into a leading budget airline of the world and connects Dubai to short-haul cities in Europe and Asia.