To most people, the sky is the limit. To those who love aviation, the sky is home. Fuelled by a new set of goals and aspirations, I’m pleased to share that I have returned to the skies again with Emirates where I’m looking forward to soaring to new heights.
Over 23,000 visitors attended the 29th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) which took place from May 9-12 during Dubai’s Arabian Travel Week. The event saw industry leaders and global representatives from 112 destinations gather to share insights under the theme “the future of international travel and tourism”.
Dubai Airshow 2021 was officially the biggest edition of the event since it first began in 1989, with an incredible USD 78 billion worth of deals announced during the week. The mega event welcomed more than 104,000 attendees and witnessed a 50% increase in trade visitors which included global senior executives from 148 countries.
The Dubai Airshow 2021, set to take place from 14-18 November 2021, serves as a key indicator of Dubai’s success in overcoming the challenges that the pandemic has posed, and moving in the right direction towards achieving a full recovery of the aviation industry.
You don’t need to be an #avgeek to understand the devastating effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the aviation and travel industries. Many commercial airlines have gone bust since air travel came to a near standstill; 43 in 2020, 46 in 2019, and 56 throughout 2018 (according to CNBC News).
Somehow, everything I do always relates back to aviation. I guess that’s what happens when you truly have a passion for it! I recently had the pleasure of taking on a Cabin Crew role for an Expo 2020 Dubai TV commercial. It felt good to be back in uniform again!