DXB starts 2016 with record 7.3 million passengers in January
15 March, 2016
Dubai International started the New Year with record monthly traffic of 7.3 million passengers in January, surpassing the previous benchmark of 7.2 million passengers which was set in August 2015. Passenger traffic reached 7,327,637 in January 2016, up 6.3 per cent from 6,895,668 registered during the same month in 2015. India remained the top destination country in January with a total of 989,819 passengers, followed by Saudi Arabia (606,730 passengers) and the UK (488,819 passengers), while London was placed number one on the list of top destination cities followed closely by Doha and Jeddah.