Data from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) showed that Dubai International Airport, which ranks first as the largest airport in the world in terms of international passenger numbers, consolidated its gains during the last January and February, respectively, in terms of total traffic (when calculating the movement of international and domestic passengers in relation to International Airports), noting that it finished second after the «Hartsfield Atlanta Airport».
ICAO data, which Emirates Today obtained, showed that Emirates Airlines, in turn, continued to record growth rates of 2.8% in the seat energy provided by its flights, ranking fourth as the largest air carrier in the world, from Where the movement of passengers, which is measured by the return on passenger per kilometer, during the month of January, while it ranked first in the world with the exception of the American market.
The data indicated that Dubai Airport handled 29,116 tons of air cargo during last January, reaching 190,768 tons in February, pointing out that the airport occupies the fourth place in the world in terms of cargo volume.
It is noteworthy that the total number of passengers through Dubai International Airport, during the first quarter of this year, amounted to 17 million and 820 thousand and 26 passengers, a decrease of 19.8%, compared to the same period last year, as a result of the decrease in demand and the number of flights, in implementation of the decisions of the relevant authorities in The UAE and the rest of the world will close the airspace after the outbreak of the “Corona” epidemic, according to Dubai Airports.
- Dubai Airport handled 190.7 thousand tons of air cargo during February.