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Source: www.itsinternational.com Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has upgraded the automatic vehicle monitoring (AVM) system used to monitor the movement of buses by introducing...
Dubai transport authorities have announced plans to deploy only the seven-seater family-size taxis at the emirate's airports. The move comes under the overall endeavours to raise customer satisfaction rating and responding to customer needs and aspirations, said a top official at Dubai Taxi Corporation.
The Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched a marketing and promotional campaign under the theme (Your Seats Make you Win Prizes), which aims at encouraging the various groups and classes of the public on utilizing Dubai bus to transport through the cities of Dubai and other emirates.
Gulf countries are channelling billions of dollars into airport expansions, betting on a sharp rise in passenger traffic and competing to strengthen their positions as regional hubs for global travel. "We are trying to catch up with demand. We are not overspending," said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, the chairman of Dubai Airports and the emirate's fast-growing carrier Emirates Airlines, to justify the vast amounts being poured into the sector.
Dubai taxi drivers are being sent back to school to improve driving standards and customer service. Every driver in the emirate will undergo a 240-hour training course - and if they haven’t shaped up by the end of it, they could lose their jobs.
"Passenger volumes are on course to top 51 million by year end which should put us hot on the trail of Hong Kong International as the world's third busiest airport for international passenger traffic," said Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports.
The Dubai Airports and the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), have signed Service Exchange Agreement aimed at improving the quality of service delivered by DTC to passengers arriving and departing from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 of the Dubai International Airport.