$1.3 Billion Billboard Features Skydive Dubai and Go Fast Ads (Photo, Video)By Alex Jusi Madlangbayan on Jun 14, 2012 in Amazing, Business, Middle East, World •
$1.3 Billion Billboard in Dubai
Image Credit: Skydive Dubai Video Grab
A $1.3 billion billboard went on display in the city of Dubai on Friday, June 1, 2012, according to reports by several international news sites.
The new billboard in Dubai is reportedly showcasing advertisements from Skydive Dubai and Denver, Colorado-based Go Fast. Skydive Dubai is a skydiving service company, while, Go Fast produces energy products.
After its launching, the billion dollar billboard has become a premier travel destination in Dubai.
During the launching of the new Dubai billboard, a man wearing a jetpack flew around it.
In a press release by Skydive Dubai Chairman, Nasser Al Neyadi, he explained that the billboard “is another example showcasing Dubai as a world leader in innovation and technology.” Al Neyadi added that “The billboard came into being with a simple idea that has transformed into an exceptional event to attract a global audience.”
Reports say that the monthly operating cost of the billboard is about $1.3 billion, because flying the jetpack in Dubai is about $500 USD per second.
$1.3 Billion Billboard by Skydive Dubai and Go Fast
Video Credit: Skydive Dubai
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