On 28th of July the higher authorities of Emirates Airlines called the media and held a press conference to inform them about the current situation and future plans of Emirates Airlines for flights to Dakar. They said that their airline's upcoming facility for Dakar flights Senegal will make Dakar capable enough to stand in the global markets together with Middle and the Far East. This will not only boost up the traveling to the city and increase the tourism revenue but also enhance the opportunities for trading and jobs. The trading between Senegal and Dubai is already flourishing which will be increased more as a result of these flights openings.
Flights to Dakar with Emirates will operate five times a week and resulting in the bulk of travelers flying to this dazzling and modern capital of Senegal. People who are flying from U.K. can also avail this opportunity as all the famous airports of U.K. are offering connecting flights to Dakar so you can make Dubai your stop over and can enjoy the services and facilities of world's best airline, Emirates.
The main airport of Dakar operates flights to Dakar and controls almost 2.5 million passengers per annum which will be increased to a remarkable difference after the arrival of Emirates flights to Dakar. This connection will also boost up the strength of the city and make it capable enough to be known as local trading and air transport center. A340-300 aircraft has also the capacity to take around 17 tonnes of cargo which will result in the improved trading of export like fruits, vegetables and white meat like fish. When the trade was started in 2003 between UAE and Senegal, it started from $14m and now it has reached to almost $185m which will increase further after the launch of this new service.