The jewel of the UAE is a city of “haves” and “have mores,” ideal for the private jet class. Local Emiratis only comprise 12% of the populous and are typically extremely well heeled. This is amazing for a town was erected on the backs of a blue-collar population of traders and fisherman.
If you’re used to shopping on the streets of New York, Milan or Paris, Dubai’s mega malls and stores may leave something to be desired – there’s no wonder private jet Dubai is extremely popular. However, the grandeur of the architecture in Dubai’s malls is enough to make even the tightest millionaire loosen the purse-strings. The stunning Mall of the Emirates comes complete with an indoor ski resort just in case you want to take in the slopes while you wait for the wife to finish touring Debenhams and Harvey Nichols. Many come to the UAE to buy jewelry as gold and pearls can be bought here for a fraction of the cost in other parts of the world.
Rent a Ferarri for the day and head over to the Burj Khalifa and view the region from the tallest building in the world. 1000 feet taller than New York’s Freedom Tower, the observation deck allows you to view the amazing construction in Dubai including the Burj Al Arab and the Palm Jumeira.
Touching down in Dubai International Airport after a sleeping through the long trip from New York in your Gulfstream G650 private jet Dubai will know you mean business.
Local Currency: The Dirham is the official currency of the UAE.
Recommended Private Aircraft: From the New York the Gulfstream 650 is a must as it is the only private jet able to do the trip non-stop. An Embraer Lineage 1000 can transport a whole boardroom of executives from Zurich to Dubai.
Calling Code UAE: 971
Best Travel Dates: Avoid Dubai in the sweltering summer months – February, March and April are the most comfortable.
Airports: DXB Dubai International DXB is the international hub of the Middle East, and is the main airport for both commercial and private jet Dubai; located in the Al Garhoud district, just 4 km northeast of the city.