Interview with Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports

Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, sat down with Economy Middle East, at the Dubai Airshow, to delve into the strategies that have propelled Dubai Airports to the peak of global aviation, retaining its position as the world’s busiest international airport for an impressive nine consecutive years. Griffiths highlighted Dubai’s strategic geocentric location as a key factor in its aviation dominance. The airport currently boasts an impressive network of 250 destinations across 104 countries, served by approximately 95 airlines. To further solidify its position as a global aviation hub, Dubai Airports has embarked on an ambitious mega-expansion project within the next 5-7 years. Furthermore, Dubai Airports is committed to embracing sustainable aviation practices, with plans to invest in sustainable aviation fuel and electric aircraft in the coming years.