Dubai Airport Taxi in 1962


Landrover Dubai Taxi with its driver and helper.

There were mostaly 4X Vehicles used as a (Taxi) public transport means in Dubai due to its natural sandy areas and lack of paved and asphalt roads.

The history of civil aviation in Dubai started in July 1937 when an air agreement was signed for a flying boat base for the aircraft of Imperial Airways with rental of the base at about 440 Rupees per month. this included the guards’ wages. The Empire Flying Boats also started operating once a week flying East to Karachi and West to Southampton, England. By February 1938, there were 4 flying boats a week.

At present Dubai airport is served by the Government owned Dubai Taxi Agency, which provides 24-hour service at the arrivals in every terminal.



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