140 destinations served by airlines via "Dubai International"

Dubai Airports: Passenger traffic in December records its highest since the start of Corona

  • The number of regular flights has witnessed a continuous increase in "Dubai International".


  • Jamal Al-Hai: “(Dubai International) has taken all operational measures to ensure the smooth movement of passengers.”


Vice President of Dubai Airports Corporation, Jamal Al-Hai, said that passenger traffic through Dubai International Airport during the month of December recorded its highest rates since the start of the new Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic, indicating that the airport serves thousands of passengers daily, in addition to passengers. Transit.

140 destinations

Al-Hai told "Emirates Today" that the total number of destinations served by airlines through the airport has crossed the 140-point barrier, stressing the readiness of "Dubai International" to provide the best and safest services for travelers, and to receive scheduled flights, in addition to transit flights to other destinations.

He added that the number of regular flights has witnessed a continuous increase at the airport, with the implementation of air travel protocols that facilitate the travel of UAE citizens, residents and tourists, while preserving the health and safety of visitors and communities, stressing that the airport has taken all operational measures that ensure the smooth movement of passengers, in parallel with Ensure their safety and health.

"Fly Emirates"

The «Emirates Airlines» expected that the number of passengers departing through «Terminal 3» at Dubai International Airport, to more than 200 thousand passengers during the Christmas period, explaining that according to its bookings, passenger traffic will reach its peak between 11 and 21 December. In a statement, the airline said that the reservation numbers also indicate that more than 200,000 passengers will arrive in Dubai on its flights during that period.

In turn, Dubai Airports stated that the number of airlines and air freight companies that resumed their operations at Dubai International Airport reached 65 companies in November 2020, noting that 49 airlines began their scheduled operations at Dubai International Airport, in addition to 16 companies for air cargo operations.

The data of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority showed that the total number of passengers, through Dubai International Airport, last November, reached one million and 585 thousand and 461 passengers, compared to 1.46 million passengers in the previous October, with a growth rate of more than 8%.

According to the authority's data, the total number of passengers during the period between January and November 2020 reached more than 24 million, while the total volume of air freight through the airport during the same extended period reached about 1.65 million tons.

In addition, data issued by the two companies, "Emirates Airlines" and "Fly Dubai", showed a continuous increase in the number of passenger destinations within the network of the two carriers around the world.

According to the data, the total number of destinations within the network of the two companies now stands at 150, including 100 for Emirates Airlines and 50 for flydubai.

Destinations Network

Emirates Airlines has regained about 70% of its global network of destinations in the six continents that it covered before the outbreak of the pandemic, as the airline was operating its flights to 143 destinations on its side.

For its part, "flydubai" has regained more than 55% of its network of destinations throughout Africa, Europe and Central Asia, the countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab Gulf States, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, compared to their levels at the beginning of this year, before the pandemic. It operates its operations to 90 global stations.

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