Growth in Airport & Airlines in the Middle East

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Growth in Airports and Airlines in
Middle East and Asia.

By
Sudhin Mukundan
Manuel Calleja Reyna
KJ Kim
Gump
Hem Parikh

Contents

1. Introduction………………………………………………………………page 03

2. Airport History……………………………………………………………page 03

3. Airport Security…………………………………………………………..page 06

4. Airport Cargo……………………………………………………………..page 07

5. Airlines……………………………………………………………………page 15

6. Conclusion………………………………………………………………..page 19

7. Source Page……………………………………………………………….page 21

Tables and Figures

Top 10 Busiest Airport in 2003…………………………………………………….page 4

Dubai International Airport………………………………………………………..page 5

Rank of Major International Airport 2004…………………………………………page 6

Percentage of passenger for the main Asian Airport………………………………page 7

Total area of the main Asian Airport………………………………………………page 7

Asian Cargo Market………………………………………………………………..page 9

Europe is Middle East’s Primary Air Trade Partner……………………………….page 10

Eastbound Europe-to-Middle East growth through 2023………………….………page 10

Westbound Europe-to-Middle East Growth through 2023………………………..page 10

Economic Growth (months)……………………………………………………….page 11

Economic Growth (2001-2004)……………………………………………………page 11

Boeing 777…………………………………………………………………………page 14

Boeing 787…………………………………………………………………………page 14

Airbus A380………...……………………………………………………………...page 14

China’s GDP is Expected to Nearly Quadruple……………………………………page 15

The 767 is cleaner than the A330……………...…………………………………page 17

Airbus A380……………………………………………………………………….page 18

Introduction

People usually do not take the time to stop and look at airports. Perhaps we are in too much of a hurry, but we should, because no other building unifies people’s need so well or has developed so rapidly. Rapid advances in transport technology largely defined the 20th century, like the 18th and 19th centuries. The canal age gave way to the railway age, which in turn gave way to the century of the motorcar and the plane. By the year 2000, the airport terminal had become, strategically, the most important type of building in the world. Airports have come to symbolize progress, freedom, trade and the aspirations of millions of people that pass through them each day.

During the 1980’s and the 90’s, strong economic growth led to rapid increase in the demand for air travel in Asia. The Asian market had enjoyed the highest growth in commercial air traffic over the past two decades. The average growth was 12.1 percent per year over the 1991-1997 periods. The prospect for the aviation sector in Asia appears to be excellent and confident airlines and airports embarked on expansion plans. “Growth” is the driving force setting the agenda for policy markers and governments allowing the private sectors to participate in aviation in a broad scope through privatization and formation of new airlines.

Introduction to free ports and the location of the world’s fastest developing state. Dubai is heart of the Middle East. Projected to be world’s busiest airport and located in the center of Asia and Europe, Dubai has everything to offer. Already in progress the Dubai terminal is the most sophisticated airport to be ever built. Attracting millions of investors and tourists in every sector it is under a major transformation going from trading to production. Another major destination and the winner of the world’s best designed airport, Jeddah’s Hajj terminal is the center of religious pilgrimage. Attracting over a billion Muslims only during the hajj season is worth a glimpse.

Here’s the graph showing the top ten busiest airports in 2003. From the looks of it the Asian airport and the Middle East airports have been in the top, which tells us that they are getting close...
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