OAG: The airport recorded 3.7 million scheduled seats this March

Dubai International Airport maintains its position as the world's largest air transport hub

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, during this March, amounted to about 3.7 million seats, so that “Dubai International” maintained its first position as the largest An international airport in scheduled seat capacity on international flights, by a large difference compared to “London Heathrow”, which came second.

world leader

According to data received by "Emirates Today", a copy of it, Dubai International Airport continued to maintain its lead, with a difference of more than one million seats, compared to "London Heathrow International Airport", which scored about 2.7 million seats, and then "Amsterdam Dutch Airport", which replaced In third place, about 2.5 million seats.

"International and Domestic"

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

crowded tracks

Dubai acquired four of the 10 busiest international routes during March 2022, according to the report, noting that three of these routes are concentrated between Dubai and stations in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, and the fourth route is with London Heathrow Airport.

The data indicated that the "Dubai-Riyadh route" ranked first in the world in terms of the busiest international routes in March, with about 260,000 seats, while the "Dubai-London Heathrow route" came in third place with about 220,000 seats.

The "Dubai-Jeddah track" came in fifth place with 170,000 seats, and the "Dubai-Kuwait track" came in tenth place with more than 140,000 seats.

In turn, the "Bahrain-Dubai track" ranked eighth, with 149,000 seats.


Dubai International Airport maintained its first position at the forefront of the busiest international airports around the world for the eighth year in a row, as it received 29.1 million passengers during 2021, exceeding the annual passenger traffic, the initial expectations for the number of passengers through Dubai International Airport in 2021, with a relative increase estimated by half million passengers, as a result of the increase in air traffic during the last quarter of the year.

According to Dubai Airports, preliminary expectations indicate that annual passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport will reach 55.1 million passengers by the end of 2022.

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