Passenger traffic remains above 5 million for 19th consecutive month

31 August, 2014

Dubai Airports

Passenger traffic at Dubai International remained above the 5 million mark for the 19th straight month in July while maintaining its growth trend for the year so far, a report released by Dubai Airports today showed. For the month of July, passenger numbers slipped 2.9 per cent to 5,155,771, from 5,310,361 passengers in July last year. Traffic was impacted by Dubai International being reduced to a single runway for a period of 80 days from May 1 as the airport’s two runways were consecutively refurbished and upgraded. Both runways were reopened on July 21.