Dubai International welcomed 6.4 million passengers in October, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic at DXB reached 6,420,208 passengers compared to 6,250,810 recorded in the corresponding month last year, an increase of 2.7 per cent. Year to date, passenger numbers at DXB have risen 6.8 per cent to 69,366,094 compared to 64,947,684 recorded during the first ten months of 2015.
Numerous unauthorised drone incursions in the vicinity of Dubai International Airport are costing Emirates Airline millions of dirhams, reports Phil Blizzard in the United Arab Emirates. Flight diversions and network disruptions due to these activities in airspace around Dubai International airport impact thousands of passengers each year reveals Adel Al Redha, Emirates chief operations officer.
Travel broadcaster Phil Blizzard discovers a new area at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 loaded with facilities and created specially for families.
Passenger traffic through Dubai’s main airport dropped 2.9 percent from the previous year to 5.16 million people in July, as construction work temporarily reduced its capacity, operator Dubai Airports has revealed.
Dubai Airports successfully resumed full operations at Dubai International earlier following the reopening of the northern runway. At the same time flights that had temporarily moved to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central while the runway upgrades were underway have now returned to Dubai International.
Dubai Airports chief executive Paul Griffiths talks to Phil Blizzard about the development plans for the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central which could see passenger numbers topping 200 million per year. He also outlines the growth of Dubai International Airport which is seeing a 24 per cent increase in passenger numbers and being based in the centre of the city could soon run out of space.
Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world’s second busiest airport for international passengers, rose 13.1 per cent in September, according to the latest traffic statistics issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic in September totalled 5,407,326, an increase of 13.1 per cent compared to 4,780,394 during the corresponding month in 2012.
Dubai’s second airport, Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central, has opened to passengers with the arrival of the first commercial flight. Phil Blizzard reports for Breaking Travel News on the inauguration by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, and the arrival of the first Wizz Air flight from Budapest.
Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world’s second busiest airport for international passengers, rose 6.1 per cent in July, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Passenger traffic in July reached 5,310,361, an increase of 6.1 per cent compared to 5,006,155 during the corresponding month in 2012.
Dubai Airports is inviting bids from food and beverage operators and selective retail-service providers for the award of concessions in Concourse D at Dubai International. Construction of Concourse D is well underway with the facility’s opening slated for 2015.
Dubai International has taken the top spot as leading hub for A380 operations, according to published airline industry flight schedule data for 2012. This is the latest coup for Dubai International, which has become fastest growing airport in 2012 according to OAG statistics.
Dubai International has been confirmed as the world’s second busiest airport for international passenger traffic, moving ahead of Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport for the first time. Since the start of the year Dubai International has moved up two positions in the global rankings and now has London Heathrow’s title as the world’s busiest international airport firmly within its sights.