Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Reem Al Hashimy, Cabinet Member, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Bureau Expo Dubai 2020, signed the partnership agreement, which links Emirates, one of the world’s largest international airlines, with the Expo which will be one of the most-visited global mega events of 2020.
As Expo 2020’s first Premier Partner, Emirates Airline will play a key role in bringing visitors to the event. Under the terms of the partnership, Emirates will be a licensed ticket reseller.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed welcomed the partnership, saying: “We believe the Expo will contribute greatly towards future thinking and progress, and also strengthen the UAE’s role as a global hub that brings together diverse people, institutions, and ideas from around the world, for the betterment of society. Emirates has played an important part in Dubai’s transformation into an international centre for commerce and tourism, and a globally-connected host city for a truly global event like the Expo. The airline has been an early supporter of Dubai’s successful bid to host the Expo, will now partner with Expo 2020 to bring this event to Dubai, and to build a lasting legacy for the UAE and the entire region.”
As Expo 2020’s first premier partner, Emirates Airline will play a key role in bringing visitors to the event. Under the terms of the partnership, Emirates will be a licensed ticket reseller of this much awaited Expo which promises to stun the world with the unique projection of ideas amalgamated with innovative concepts.