Historical Background

Historical Background

Dubai Taxi Corporation’s objective shall be to transport passengers in and to the Emirate of Dubai by small vehicles (taxis); lease small vehicles and exercise any other activities related to such purposes. The Corporation may also transport passengers to the Emirate of Dubai from outside in accordance with any agreements made with the concerned authorities in other Emirates.

Throughout the last decades, Dubai established its distinguished position as a commercial and tourist hub in the Middle East providing quality in everything that runs within its orbit such as commerce, industry, transport means, human resources and banking. Dubai ascended to the level of the best cities worldwide in this environment of commitment to provide the highest quality and the best. Dubai Taxi Corporation was born and today it became one of the landmarks that spare no effort to play a major role in the development, growth and prosperity of Dubai. Within a record time, Dubai Taxi Corporation was able to achieve most of its objectives for which it was established and it stands alone with a record full of developments in which it introduced services and excellent effective performance which placed it among the most sophisticated transport systems in the world.

Dubai Taxi Corporation traveled far since it has founded its first base comprised of (81) vehicles on 20th of May 1995. In 1996, the Corporation established the training center which has become nowadays a transport institute that prepares trains and qualifies drivers before they join the Corporation in order to ensure their safety. The Corporation also implemented and adopted a project of advertising on the bodies of its vehicles. In 1997, the Corporation took another step in launching the high standard transport at Dubai International Airport.

In 1996, the Corporation opened vehicles maintenance workshop. It placed its fleet with an amount of 1,500 vehicles at the service of the esteemed public around the clock. The Corporation provided direct reservation services which allows the customer to call the vehicle to the desired location considering that all vehicles of the Corporation are connected to a tracking system through satellite. The Corporation also launched the hands of trust services, the special needs services, hired vehicles, bus services and deferred payment system. The female driver service has been the landmark in the Corporation’s history, because it provides the appropriate grounds that are convenient for the GCC and Arab families, which also observes their privacy.

Dubai Taxi Corporation went worldwide and entered Guinness when it held the largest taxi march in the world. The Corporation was very keen to enter the world of technology and benefit from its application through employing them for serving the public.


messege from ceo

Dr.Eng. Yousif Al Ali, CEO – Dubai Taxi Corporation

We at Dubai Taxi Corporation are continually striving to achieve our vision of being "Pioneers in safe, reliable, and smart transport services." through unwavering dedication and hard work. Our actions echo the thoughts of His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. We at Dubai Taxi Corporation have also been dedicating our efforts in attracting and recruiting skilled and gifted resources, adopting latest technologies in order to offer state of the art line of services for the happiness of our staff, customers and partners.


Message to CEO

corporate leadership

H.E Mattar Al Tayer Director General & Chairman of The Board of Executive Directors, RTA

Mr. Mohammed Obaid Al Mulla Board Member of The Board of Directors, RTA Chairman of the Supervision Board, DTC

Dr. Eng. Yousif Al Ali CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation

Mr. Adel Ahmed Al Sharif Director of Fleet Operations

Mr. Ammar Rashid Al Braiki Director of Corporate Support & Resources

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DTC Strategy 2018-2022

To achieve Government Trends that impacts on the goals and objectives of thee strategic plan, including the people happiness and creativity and innovation, DTC update recently its mission to be "Provide innovative, excellent and sustainable transport services in line with global best practices achieving people happiness".

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