Passenger traffic at DWC surges 79.8 per cent in Q1
12 May, 2016
Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central surged 79.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 according to the quarterly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Dubai’s second airport welcomed 257,813 passengers during the first three months of the year, an increase of 79.8 per cent compared to 143,374 in the corresponding period in 2015. The sharp increase in passenger traffic was spurred by demand on routes served by major carriers including flydubai and Qatar Airways, among others, and increased frequencies in 2016. The airport is served by 16 passenger carriers operating over 190 flights weekly to 25 international destinations.