Passenger traffic at Dubai airport reaches 7m in September
25 October, 2016
Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport in September reached 7.09 million, up 10.3 per cent compared to 6.4 million recorded in the corresponding month last year. This year the airport has welcomed 62.9 million passengers to date, up 7.2 per cent from the 58.69 million recorded during the first nine months of 2015. Eastern Europe was the fastest-growing market in September (up 23.6 per cent), thanks to additional capacity and new services launched by a number of carriers including Emirates and flydubai. It was followed by the GCC countries, Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent. India remained the top destination country (909,102 passengers), followed by the UK and Saudi Arabia.