The highest since the start of the "Covid-19" pandemic, with a growth of 128.5%

Dubai International welcomed 5.28 million passengers in March 2022

13.127 million passengers through Dubai International Airport during the first quarter of 2022. AFP

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 that exceeded 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 exceeded Passengers reached about four million passengers during 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, and recorded a growth of 12.3% in the volume of freight, during March 2022. , compared to the previous February.

It is noteworthy that Dubai International Airport has maintained the number one position as the busiest international airport around the world for the eighth year in a row, as it received 29.

According to the Corporation, preliminary expectations indicate that the annual passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport will reach 55.1 million passengers at the end of 2022. Dubai International Airport has also retained its first position as the largest international airport in terms of seat capacity scheduled on international flights, according to data published by O AG International is a data provider for airports and airlines.

• Air freight recorded a growth of 12.3%, during March, compared to February 2022.

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