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Dubai Sees Surge in U.K. Bookings After Travel Corridor Started

Jet skis pass by skyscrapers on the waterside in the Dubai Marina district in Dubai.

Jet skis pass by skyscrapers on the waterside in the Dubai Marina district in Dubai.

Photographer: Christopher Pike/Bloomberg

Air traffic between the United Kingdom and Dubai is expected to climb by a third in December as passengers take advantage of the travel corridor.

Bookings for December are “double what we experienced through previous months,” Dubai Airports Chief Executive Officer Paul Griffiths said in an interview with Bloomberg TV.