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14 April 2024

Dubai Taxi revenues hit Dh1.4bn in 2015

By Wam

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that total operating revenues of the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at RTA reached Dh1.481 billion in 2015 compared with Dh1.311bn reported in 2014.

The total profits posted by the DTC last year amounted to Dh280 million compared with Dh270m last year after deducting franchise fees paid by the DTC to Public Transport Agency against plate fees, and booking and distribution fees among others.

Al Tayer expressed his delight with the results of the performance indicators of the DTC, and stressed that the RTA would continue through the DTC, to improve its services and deliver them via smart devices. "The drive will push efforts towards customer satisfaction besides living up to the regional and global profile of Dubai in business, economic, service, financial, real estate, and tourist sectors among others," he said.

He also said that DTC has carried out about 47 million trips in 2015 at an average of 129,000 trips per day compared with 46 million trips recorded in 2014. Last year the DTC lifted about 94 million riders compared with 92 million riders in 2014.