Deliveroo, the food delivery firm, and Dubai Airports have launched the region’s first airport delivery service at Dubai International (DXB).
The concept – named DeliverooDXB – enables time-starved passengers to get freshly-prepared food delivered straight to their boarding gates within minutes of ordering.
Passengers simply place an order on Deliveroo’s app, website, or via the quick link on DXB’s free Wi-Fi service.
Following the successful launch of the programme in Dubai, Deliveroo will look to bring the service to other international hubs around the world, a statement said.
The service is currently available for passengers in DXB Terminal 3, A-Gates, with over 10 participating outlets including Costa, Giraffe, Café Chocolate, Picnic, Paul Bakery & Restaurant, Pulp Juice, Carluccio's, Le Pain Quotidien and McDonald's.
After six months, Dubai Airports will look to roll-out the service across further outlets and concourses at DXB.
Eugene Barry, executive vice president of Dubai Airports’ Commercial and Communications group, said: “DeliverooDXB is a truly ground-breaking service that brings an extra level of convenience to our customers. Our mission to completely reinvent the airport experience is rooted in implementing innovative concepts, as demonstrated by this partnership with the world’s best food delivery brand.”
Anis Harb, Deliveroo general manager, GCC, added: “Deliveroo’s mission is to provide the best food delivery experience in the world, and there is no reason why that should be limited to the home or office.
"Joining forces with Dubai Airports is a strategic next step for us as we continue to revolutionise the way people order restaurant food. With our riders now delivering to the gate, there is no reason to miss breakfast, lunch or dinner even when passengers may only have minutes to spare before boarding.”For all the latest transport news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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