Europe and US to lose out in Middle East transport growth

Europe and US to lose out in Middle East transport growth

The Middle East is close to becoming the world’s main transport hub ahead of London and the US, according to a new report. The study, commissioned by Amadeus, has suggested that the region’s aspirations and innovation between businesses and political leaders has helped secure its growth in the future. “The Middle East already connects more major global destinations via a single flight than any other hub,” explained Antoine Medawar, vice president Middle East and North Africa at Amadeus. “This approach to strategic planning, ambitious investment and early technology adoption continues and the region is now poised to take an even greater competitive leap forward enabling it to lead the next wave of globalisation.” Therefore despite the Gulf’s ambitious projection to double its tourist arrivals to 136 million by 2020, the region’s pending

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