The highest since the start of “Covid-19” .. “Dubai International” receives 5.28 million passengers in March 2022

Data from the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority showed that the total number of passengers through Dubai International Airport during the first quarter of this year reached 13,127,791 passengers, compared to five million, 744,732 passengers during the first quarter of 2021, with a growth rate of 128.5%. .

According to data obtained by "Emirates Today", Dubai International Airport recorded more than 5.28 million passengers during last March, the highest since the "Covid-19" pandemic, (that is, since February 2020), while the number of passengers exceeded about four. Millions of passengers during the previous February, and more than 3.7 million in January 2022.

In turn, the volume of air freight through the airport reached 532,221 tons during the first quarter of this year, at a time when it recorded a growth of 12.3% during March 2022 compared to the previous February.

It is noteworthy that Dubai International Airport has maintained the 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 the airport in 2021, with a relative increase estimated Half a million passengers, as a result of the increase in air traffic during the last quarter of the year, according to the «Dubai Airports Corporation».

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

Dubai International Airport also retained its first position as the largest international airport in scheduled seat capacity on international flights, according to data published by OAG International, the provider of airport and airline data.

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