Dubai Airports announced its March traffic results for Dubai International earlier, reporting a 5.8 per cent increase in year-on-year passenger numbers and a 3.7 per cent contraction in international freight volumes.
Police in the United Arab Emirates are searching for a woman they suspect gave birth to a baby, which she then strangled in a toilet cubicle at Dubai International Airport, before catching a flight out of the country. Medics were unable to revive the baby boy.
Dubai International Airport, voted “World’s Leading Airport” by the World Travel Awards, has overtaken JFK Airport in New York, in terms of capacity, for the first time.
Dubai International started the second half of the year on a positive note as Dubai Airports reported monthly passenger numbers that eclipsed the elusive four-million mark for the first time.
Dubai International Airport has recorded double-digit growth in passenger traffic in July. Defying the global aviation downturn, it said year-on-year passenger traffic rose 12.6 percent, the largest hike since May 2008, and its second consecutive month of growth.
Despite a sharp downturn in travel and tourism in the emirate, Dubai Airports has registered a year-on-year growth of 10.3 percent in passenger traffic for the month of June.
DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT is one of the worlds` fastest growing airports,having grown hand in hand with Dubai City to service this increasingly popular destination. Boasting world class business and leisure facilities, Dubai City offers both a dynamic international business centre and a laid - back tourist escape.