UAE Flights: Top 10 Destinations Revealed to Travelers During Summer Break and Eid Al Adha Holidays – News

India, Egypt, Philippines, Turkey and UK record most inflight-only leisure travel bookings

Published: Thu 23 Jun 2022, 12:05

Dnata Travel has revealed the top 10 destinations for UAE travelers for 2022 summer holidays. According to the travel provider, Thailand is the most popular vacation destination this year.

The agency said it saw a 185% increase in the total number of travel bookings made for summer 2022 compared to the same period in 2021. In total, 64% of hotel bookings are for international properties, while only 34% for stays in the UAE.

The top ten destinations for UAE travelers to book a vacation package, including flights and hotels, are:

1. Thailand


3. Turkey

4. Mauritius

5. United Kingdom

6. Indonesia

7. Italy

8. United States

9. Spain


The top destinations for inflight-only leisure travel bookings are India, Egypt, the Philippines, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Most of them take place during the four-day break of Eid Al Adha, which is probably from Friday July 8 to Monday July 11.

Meerah Ketait, Head of UAE Retail and Leisure at dnata Travel, said: “The top five vacation destinations for UAE travelers in 2022 have generally made up our top locations for international travel bookings. before the pandemic. With more locations opening up to travelers this year and with restrictions eased, we saw our 2021 summer holiday hotspots, the Maldives and Turkey, joined once again by destinations still popular, Thailand, Mauritius and the United Kingdom.


Dubai authorities are preparing for a record season. Dubai Airport has issued a passenger advisory, alerting travelers that Dubai International (DXB) will become “unusually busy” over the next two weeks due to school closures for the summer and summer holidays. Eid Al Adha.

The operator said 2.4 million passengers are expected to pass through DXB between June 24 and July 4, with average daily traffic reaching 214,000 passengers.