Aviation Industry in the UAE: Flying Sky-High with Opportunities

Long gone are those times when the idea of working in the UAE seemed synonymous to working in an oil refinery or in a factory to produce petroleum products. The new era has proven to be the harbinger of plentiful opportunities for the emirates and the people who desire to lead their professional lives here. UAE which has shown significant boom in each sector like finance, real estate, education and manufacturing to stand proud as an economy not entirely reliable on oil, has witnessed proliferated growth in other sectors as well. Aviation being the foremost one. A sector which has contributed more than US$ 39.47 billion to the UAE economy during 2012 has seen massive growth during the last two years. Aviation Industry Witnessing a Steep Ascent “Dubai International Airport handled nearly 66.4 million passengers in 2013 compared to the figure of 57 million in 2012.” “Hawker Pacific brokered a deal for 10 Bell 525 Relentless helicopters with Abu Dhabi Aviation in 2014” Interpretations can be numerous, but the bottom line is – the aviation industry in the UAE is on the rise with jobs in this sector increasing with an exponential speed too. Moreover, going by the increase in UAE aircrafts, one can easily infer the fluidity with which the aviation sector in the country is expanding its network. Source: https://www.gcaa.gov.ae/images/datafiles/StrategicPlan/GCAA%20STRATEGIC%20PLAN%202011-2013-English.pdf To implement the ambitious plans put forth...

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