Its flights operate to 89% of countries compared to pre-pandemic levels.

72% of airlines resume operations in Dubai International

Dubai International has maintained its position as the largest airport in the world in terms of international passenger numbers.


The latest data on the Dubai Airports website showed that the total number of destinations served by air carriers operating at Dubai International Airport, during the first week of this June, reached 150 destinations, operated by 58 national and international air carriers.

According to the institution's latest data, monitored by "Emirates Today", "Dubai International" currently serves 63% of the destinations in 89% of countries, and deals with 72% of the airlines that operated their flights through the airport before the "Covid-19" pandemic. .

passenger transport

This data includes airlines dedicated to passenger operations only, excluding air cargo companies, and the numbers are based on the latest changing data, including the suspension of flights to some destinations due to travel restrictions imposed by the pandemic.

Air Canada resumed its operations at Dubai International Airport with the arrival of its first flight from Toronto on June 2.

continuous increase

As international airlines continue to resume their operations through Dubai International Airport, data issued by Emirates Airlines and Fly Dubai showed a continuous increase in the number of passenger destinations, within the network of the two carriers, as Emirates Airlines resumed its flights to more than 100 International destinations, while the airline recently announced that it plans to restore 70% of its capacity until the winter of 2021, while “Fly Dubai” announced the launch of more destinations to reach more than 85 destinations, and the carrier will expand its network in Russia to 11 points during the coming period.

Connecting trips

flydubai’s expanded partnership with Emirates Airlines provides passengers with smoother connections through Dubai International Airport, which is today a global aviation hub that provides flights to more than 155 destinations between Emirates Airlines and the flydubai network. including Australia, the Indian Ocean, Japan, South Asia, and the United States.

largest airport

It is noteworthy that Dubai International Airport maintained its position as the largest airport in the world in terms of the number of international passengers, during 2020, for the seventh year in a row, according to the annual report of the Airports Council International.

new destinations

Emirates Airlines announced that it will launch a new service at a rate of four flights per week to Miami, the second largest city in the US state of Florida, as of July 22, 2021, and thus the carrier will cover 12 cities in the United States.

Emirates Airlines also announced that it will resume its service to the island of Phuket at a rate of four flights per week, starting from the second of next July.

For its part, "Fly Dubai" said that it will resume its operations to Naples, Italy, starting from the first of July.

The carrier announced the launch of two new summer destinations in Greece, Mykonos and Santorini, between June 18 and September 29.

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