Dubai has 8.37 million reasons to celebrate after that number of customers passed through the world’s number one international airport Dubai International in August, setting a new global standard and surpassing the airport’s former record of 8.23 million set in August 2017.
When Dubai opened a tiny terminal building and an 1,800-foot-long compacted sand runway 58 years ago on September 30, 1960, nobody realised that it was the first step in what was to become one of the most inspiring journeys in aviation history.
Dubai Airports chief executive Paul Griffiths has provided an update on the first half of 2018.
Dubai International has recorded its second busiest month ever, surpassing the eight million passenger mark in July, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.
Propelled by a double-digit surge in traffic in June, passenger numbers at Dubai International topped 43.7 million in the first half of 2018, according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Dubai International welcomed 36.9 million passengers during the first five months of 2018, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
At Dubai International, an airport where close to 90 million passengers are expected to visit this year, every day is a busy one, but there are peak times where operations are stretched and even the busiest airport in the world needs additional preparation to ensure a smooth journey for all customers. Find out how the airport prepares to greet its thousands of visitors.
Passenger traffic at Dubai International reached 7.6 million in April, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
In a move that will enhance customer experience and operational efficiency at security check points at Dubai International and Dubai World Central, operator Dubai Airports has signed memorandum of understanding with the International Air Transport Association and Airports Council International to become part of their joint initiative on Smart Security.
Passenger traffic at Dubai International grew year-on-year by 4.5 per cent, after 7.85 million passengers travelled through the airport during March.