OAG: ranked first in the world in terms of seat capacity on international flights

Dubai International continues to maintain its lead as the largest air transport hub

3.5 million scheduled seats on international flights at Dubai International during January 2022. Archive

Data published by OAG International, the provider of airport and airline data, showed that the total number of seats scheduled on international flights through Dubai International Airport reached about 3.5 million seats during January 2022, so that “Dubai International” maintained its first position as the largest airport. International in scheduled seat capacity, by a large difference compared to “London Heathrow” airport, which came second.

strong growth

According to data received by "Emirates Today", a copy of it, Dubai International Airport has continued to record strong growth rates in recent months, in light of the increase in the number of flights, and their resumption to more international destinations.

The data showed that "Dubai International" retained its first position with a difference of about 1.3 million seats, compared to "London Heathrow" airport, which recorded more than 2.2 million seats, and then "Amsterdam" airport with about 2.16 million seats.

Seating capacity

According to the data published by the corporation, Dubai International Airport continued its strong performance, ranking second in the world in total seat capacity on flights (international and domestic) together, after Hartsfield Atlanta Airport, which came first.

The total seat capacity on flights (international and domestic) together at Dubai International Airport in January of this year reached about 3.5 million seats, compared to about 4.4 million seats for Hartsfield Atlanta Airport, followed by Tokyo International Airport in the third place with 3.4 million seats, then Airport Guangzhou International Airport with 3.4 million seats, while Dulles Airport ranked fifth with 3.3 million seats.

Destinations and Travelers

According to the latest data on the Dubai Airports website, the total number of destinations served by airlines operating at Dubai International Airport currently reached 198 with 89 national and international airlines operating flights to 92 countries at the end of December 2021. They used Dubai International Airport during November 2021, about 3,879,375 passengers, with a growth rate of 13.36%, compared to the previous month, and 144.6% compared to November 2020. According to data obtained by "Emirates Today", "Dubai" recorded International » more than 24.6 million passengers during the period between January and November 2021.

full back

And «Emirates Today» monitored the restoration of Dubai International Airport 99% of the network with countries of the world, 83% of destinations, and 117% of the number of airlines that were operating their flights through the airport before the “Covid-19” pandemic, as it operates at Dubai International Airport. More airlines, compared to pre-pandemic levels.

In turn, Dubai Airports confirmed that Dubai International Airport, the busiest in the world, returned to work at its full operational capacity at 100%, after the opening of the last phase of "Concourse A" in Terminal 3, and the return included all stations and rest stops.

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