Learn about the companies from the Transport & Logistics Sector in UAE
UAE tops the list in the regional category in terms of transport availability and its quality. In global terms, it ranks 11th. This sector accounts for almost 7 per cent of the country’s GDP. The growth in the population is giving a rise for demand for better services in transport. Better infrastructure has created a convenient as well as safe environment for transport.
The country has a good transport system. This has helped and is continuously helping in reducing the country’s carbon footprints.
Being one of the largest oil and gas producers in the world, UAE is implementing advance and innovative modes of transportation in the oil sector.
UAE’s railway, known as Etihad Railway, was set up in 2009. It manages the national level freight and passenger rail network within the country. It later expanded to other countries of Gulf Cooperation Council.
Owned by Dubai, Emirates is the largest airline in UAE. Whereas, the Abu Dhabi-owned Etihad is the 2nd largest.
The major ports in the country are Khalifa Port, Zayed Port, Port of Jebel Ali, Port Rashid, Port Khalid, Port Saeed, and Container Port Khor Fakkan.
In Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) operates bus services under the name DubaiBus. Buses in Sharjah are operated by Mowasalat, and in Ajman by Ajman bus.
In the Bus Network Plan in 2013, 14 bus routes were operated in Abu Dhabi City.
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