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Dubai & Northern Emirates
JCDecaux operates in Dubai with its subsidiary JCDecaux Dicon, handling exclusively the advertising in Dubai International, the world’s busiest airport for international passengers; as well as in Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central, the world’s largest passenger and cargo hub upon completion.

JCDecaux is also the exclusive advertising concessionaire for Sharjah International Airport, the primary hub for the region's leading low-cost carrier Air Arabia through its subsidiary JCDecaux Advertising & Media.

Dubai International:
  • 85.6 million passengers expected in 2016
  • 78 million passengers in 2015 (+10.7% vs 2014)
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Saudi Arabia
  • No. 1 busiest airport in the Middle East
  • Strengthening its leadership position in 2015 in terms of international passengers
  • Home to the World's Largest Indoor Illuminated Advertising Display
  • Winner of more than 60 awards over the last 7 years
Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central:
  • Total planned capacity of 200 million passengers a year once completed
  • Current capacity of 7 million passengers per year
  • Located next to the official location of EXPO 2020
  • Official home to Dubai Airshow
  • The world’s largest airport upon completion
Sharjah International Airport:
  • Reaching new heights with more than 10 million passengers in 2015
  • No.2 busiest airfreight hub in the Middle East
  • No.3 busiest airport in the UAE
  • Home to Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier
Besides JCDecaux's activities at these prominent airports, the company is responsible for two high quality Première unipoles located at the Dubai International Marine Club, close to Dubai Marina, Dubai Media City, various hotel and residential buildings. These illuminated unipoles target the multitude of tourists, residents and business people who frequent the area, and also utilize solar panels to limit electricity consumption.

Sources: Dubai Airports, Sharjah Airport Authority

Abu Dhabi
JCDecaux Out Of Home is the exclusive airport advertising concessionaire in Abu Dhabi's 3 airports: Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, and Al Ain International Airport.

Abu Dhabi Airports is one of the fastest growing airport platforms in the Middle-East, supporting the emirate's strong economic prospects, and having consistently recorded double-digit annual growth in passenger traffic in the past years to reach 23.3 million passengers in 2015.

Home of the UAE's national airline Etihad Airways, the World’s Leading Airline (World Travel Awards 2015), Abu Dhabi International Airport is the gate to the nation's capital and serves a premium audience made of decision-makers and opinion leaders with world-class services and state-of-the-art facilities.

Abu Dhabi International airport:
  • 23.3 million passengers in 2015 (+17.2% vs. 2014)
  • 2015 winner of the Skytrax’s Best Staff Airport in the Middle East
  • 2014 winner of the Skytrax's ‘Best Airport in the Middle East' award for the 3rd consecutive year
  • Recognized by the Second Best Airport in the Middle East region by Airports Council International in 2014 (ACI)
  • The only US pre-clearance facility in the Middle-East
Al Bateen Executive airport:
  • 1st dedicated private jet airport in the MENA
  • 33,000 flights in 2015
  • Capacity of 50 private jets handling an audience made of industry, political and economic decision-makers
Al Ain International airport:
  • The historic capital of the Emirate and Abu Dhabi’s 2nd international airport
  • An upcoming major aerospace cluster
In 2015 JCDecaux Abu Dhabi has been awarded the advertising contract for Business Avenue Tower. With 2,500 sqm of advertising space in the heart of the UAE’s capital, in direct proximity with up-market retail developments, the brand new financial hub of the city and business centers, government entities and the popular Corniche, Business Avenue Tower is set to become a landmark dominating Abu Dhabi’s urban landscape.

For exciting advertising opportunities at Abu Dhabi Airports, please contact us abudhabi@jcdecaux.ae