Emirates' operations contributed $848 million to India's GDP: NCAER

26 Nov 2015

NEW DELHI: Emirates and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) today said that Emirates’ operations have contributed over US $848 million annually to India’s GDP supporting over 86000 Indian jobs and generating almost US $1.7 billion in Foreign Exchange Earnings.

“With India’s aim to become the third-largest aviation market by 2020 and the largest by 2030 the NCAER study emphasises the important contribution that Emirates makes to India’s economy and aviation sector. The report also forecasts the increased contribution that Emirates would be able to make if capacity entitlements were expanded” said the report.
Emirates operate 183 weekly flights to nine points across India
Published in: The Economic Times, November 26, 2015