Video: How did the Red Bull Air Race impact Abu Dhabi's economy?

Tue 12 Feb 2019 11:30 AM GST
Arabian Business reporter Shruthi Nair was the Red Bull Air Race over the weekend that took place in Abu Dhabi.

Now in its 12th year, the Red Bull Air Race in Abu Dhabi is projected to be one of the most highly attended events on the World Championship’s race circuit. The event last year drew crowds of over 50,000 across the two days of which nearly 15,000 who arrived in Abu Dhabi specifically to attend the race.

Prior to that, Abu Dhabi hosted the FIFA Club World Cup, the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, the FINA World Swimming Marathon and High Diving World Championship, and the Etihad Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

(Source: Arabianbusiness.com YouTube channel)