712.9 thousand tons were the volume of air cargo through the "airport" between January and April

7.6 million travelers through Dubai International in 4 months

The total number of passengers at Dubai Airport reached 1.8 million last April.


Data from the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority showed that the total number of passengers through Dubai International Airport reached 7 million, 617 thousand and 173 passengers during the first four months of this year.

According to the data, which Emirates Today obtained a copy of, the total number of passengers at Dubai International Airport, during last April, reached one million and 872 thousand and 441 passengers.

Dubai International Airport handled five million 744,732 passengers during the first quarter of this year as a whole.


The volume of air cargo through Dubai Airport, during the period between January and April of this year, reached 712,938 tons, while the volume of cargo through Al Maktoum International Airport reached 58,126 tons.


In addition, Dubai Airports said that Dubai International Airport welcomed the resumption of Cathay Pacific flights, as the carrier resumed its operations between Hong Kong and Dubai with an inaugural flight last Thursday.

The corporation said, in a statement yesterday, that "Cathay Pacific" will operate one non-stop weekly flight between the two destinations, aboard the Airbus A330-300, noting that this route recorded more than one million passengers annually in 2019. She explained. The Corporation stated that Dubai International Airport currently serves 63% of destinations in 88% of countries, through 76% of airlines, compared to the period before the Covid-19 pandemic.

The largest airport

Dubai International Airport maintained its position as the largest airport in the world in terms of the number of international travelers, during the past year, for the seventh year in a row, according to the annual report of the Airports Council International, which monitors the performance of the air transport sector in the world.

According to OAG, an international airport data provider, Dubai International Airport has also maintained its position as the largest hub for international air transport in the world in terms of seat capacity provided by scheduled flights.

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