Passenger traffic at Dubai International climbs 29.6%
02 September, 2015
Dubai Airports announced that 6.68 million passengers passed through Dubai International in July, up 29.6 per cent from the same month last year when traffic numbers were affected by a runway refurbishment programme. Passenger numbers in July totalled 6,682,676 compared to the 5,155,771 handled in July 2014 when the airport was reduced to one runway while a billion-dollar refurbishment programme was conducted over an 80-day span. During the first seven months of 2015, DXB welcomed 44,981,967 passengers, compared to 39,831,861 passengers during the same period last year, an increase of 12.9 per cent.