Presentation on theme: "FUTURE AIRPORTS AND AIRPORT HUBS"— Presentation transcript:
1FUTURE AIRPORTS AND AIRPORT HUBS TARGETING THE TRAVELLING CONSUMERGeorge HoranPresident – Dubai Duty Free
2HUB AIRPORTS - Definition Unprecedented passenger growthTransfer Traffic > 30%Strong Geographic LocationHome to at least one major carrierHigh EfficiencyOver 2/3 of the world’s population live within 8 hours flight from DubaiOver 1/3 of the world’sPopulation live within 4Hours flight of Dubai
4Advantages of hub-and-spoke Encouraged the rapid growth in the airline business.Efficient use of scarce transportation resources.
5Disadvantages of hub-and-spoke Congestion and delays at hub airportsDiscontinuous use of airport facilitiesAirport dependency
6HUB AIRPORTS - Definition Unprecedented passenger growthOver 2/3 of the world’s population live within 8 hours flight from DubaiOver 1/3 of the world’sPopulation live within 4Hours flight of DubaiHUB & SPOKEOpen Skies PolicyNumber of Airlines: 140DIA ->HUB: Emirates Airline(Long Haul Model) 50%DIA ->Spoke: Fly Dubai (Short Haul Model) 15%DIA -> HUB & Spoke: Other Airlines(Long & Short Haul) 35%