Passenger traffic at Dubai International exceeds 6.5 million in April
18 June, 2015
High volumes and steady growth continued at Dubai International in April with more than 6.5 million passengers passing through the airport, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger numbers rose 5.7 per cent to 6,510,653, up from 6,159,634 in April 2014. This is the third time in the first four months that monthly traffic at the hub has surpassed the 6.5 million mark. During the first four months of 2014, Dubai International welcomed 26,116,980 passengers, compared to 24,521,454 passengers during the same period last year, an increase of 6.5 per cent. Eastern Europe achieved the highest growth rate during April, with routes to the region registering a surge of 74.6 per cent, driven mainly by flydubai’s new Slovakia, Bosnia, Bulgaria and Croatia services, Emirates’ Hungary flight and Transavia airline’s Bulgaria route.