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Dubai Taxi Corporation revenues hit $403m for 2015

RTA said it would continue to improve its services and deliver them via smart devices

Dubai Taxi Corporation revenues hit $403m for 2015

Total revenues of the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) reached nearly AED 1.5 billion in 2015, it has been announced.

Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), said revenues clocked AED 1.481 billion ($403 million) in 2015 compared to AED 1.311 billion ($356 million) reported in 2014.

Al Tayer said that the RTA would continue 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 also said that DTC 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.

In 2015 the DTC posted that the total profits amounted to AED280 million after deducting franchise fees paid by the DTC to Public Transport Agency against plate fees, and booking and distribution fees among others.

In 2014 the DTC recorded AED 270 million in total revenues.

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