February 1, 2024

Dubai Taxi Doubles Number of Taxis at Dubai Airports

The Dubai Taxi Company (DTC) has announced the expansion of its taxi fleet at Dubai Airports by 100%, with the addition of 350 new environmentally friendly taxis, effectively doubling its airport service capacity.

Dubai Taxi Doubles Number of Taxis at Dubai Airports

The Dubai Taxi Company (DTC) has announced the expansion of itstaxi fleet at Dubai Airports by 100%, with the addition of 350 new environmentallyfriendly taxis, effectively doubling its airport service capacity.

The expansion aims to enhance the daily mobility of both Dubairesidents and visitors and is attributed to the growing influx of passengersand visitors as well as the numerous international events taking place in theemirate.

The airport taxi service is designated exclusively for arrivalsat Dubai Airports and Port Rashid. It provides passengers with round-the-clocktransportation to any destination within the UAE. Customers can easily requestthis service, which is backed by qualified staff dedicated to assistingpassengers in reaching their desired locations.

With the newly added taxis, DTC becomes one of the largestoperators in the region, boasting a fleet of 5,566 vehicles and a notableincrease in market share within the taxi sector to become 45%.


Largest taxi operator

Mansoor Rahma Al Falasi, CEO of Dubai Taxi Company, emphasizedthat the decision to double the fleet of airport taxis from 350 to 700 is astrategic move that aims to promote the taxi services at the airport, andincrease trips by 30%, thus reducing waiting times and providing quickerservices to passengers. It reflects Dubai's sophisticated and civilized image,underscoring the emirate's commitment to continuously improving and developingits services. It also aligns with the growing demand for taxis due to theincreasing passenger traffic at Dubai's airports.

“The expansion will bolster Dubai Taxi's operational capacity inresponse to the escalating growth in passenger traffic and the surging demandfor taxi services at the emirate's airports. “Dubai Taxi will spare no effortto provide transportation services that adhere to the highest standards, inharmony with the emirate's global reputation as a premier tourist destination,”Al Falasi added.

He noted that the company offers a series of vehicles, includingluxurious limousines and electric vehicles, at Dubai airports. All vehicles aremeticulously regulated and monitored by Dubai Taxi Company's control centers,ensuring the safety and efficiency of transportation operations for passengers.

Al Falasi highlighted that the expansion of the company'svehicle fleet reaffirms its commitment to further fortify its prominentposition as a leading provider of comprehensive mobility solutions within theEmirate of Dubai. It also reaffirms the company's role as the largest taxioperator in the emirate, ultimately boosting its market share through thedoubling of its fleet at Dubai airports, thereby positively impacting thecompany's revenues.


Exclusive Provider

For his part, Ahmed Bahrozyan, CEO of Public Transport Agency,stated, "In light of the increasing growth witnessed by DubaiInternational Airport, with the number of passengers expected to reach about 88million in 2024, RTA has decided to equip Dubai Taxi Company, as the exclusiveairport taxi service provider, with an additional 350 vehicle plates.

This move will enhance the company's operational capacity tomatch the rapid growth and evolution of Dubai Airports. It mirrors our keennessto offer high-level transport services to passengers arriving at Dubai Airportsand those traveling within the country, around the clock. We recognize andappreciate the outstanding efforts of Dubai Taxi in delivering distinguishedtransport services that align with the highest international standards."

Dubai Taxi delivers a wide range of mobility solutions, spanningacross four main business sectors. This includes expansive and eco-friendlytaxi fleet, VIP limousine services manned by experienced drivers for aluxurious experience, comprehensive bus services, and corporate deliveryservice.