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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 20 February 2019

Early ship and airmail routes - graphic

Official postal services started in 1909 in Dubai, as part of the postal services of the British India Empire. The postal route changed constantly until the unification of the UAE in 1971.

Official postal services started in 1909 in Dubai, as part of the postal services of the British India Empire. The postal route changed constantly until the unification of the UAE in 1971, dictated by world events and developments in transport, such as the arrival of airmail service in 1932 via Sharjah airport.

Updated: February 22, 2017 04:00 AM

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