Private aviation big business in Dubai

26/05/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Private aviation big business in Dubai

Tourism in the UAE, particularly in Dubai, is boosting the private aviation industry.Emirates 24/7 reported that there has been increased demand for charter flights to and from the UAE and the Middle Eastern unrest is also benefiting the country's economy.Indeed, detours from the Middle East has led to more than 25 million tourists flocking to the UAE in the last year, of which Dubai has welcomed more than five million."Most of our clients are high net worth individuals and affluent families, who look at Dubai as a preferred destination, especially considering the uncertainty in some parts of the region," Hugh Courtenay chief executive and founder of Private Jet Charter, told the news provider.He noted that the majority of clients are wealthy business people, chief executives and even royal families.Also catering to the high-end market is the world's first fashion hotel, a five-star establishment which will have a 100-metre LED screen broadcasting highlights from Fashion TV.