Compared to pre-Covid-19 levels

Dubai International Airport regains 97% of the global connectivity network

The latest data on the Dubai Airports website showed that the total number of destinations served directly by airlines operating at Dubai International Airport has exceeded 190 destinations within its global network in 91 countries, six continents.


network recovery

According to data monitored by "Emirates Today", yesterday, Dubai International Airport has restored 97% of the network with the countries of the world, and more than 80% of destinations, compared to levels before the "Covid 19" pandemic.

Flight schedules indicate more than 10 new scheduled destinations that will operate from mid-June, including seasonal stations to tourist destinations.


continuous recovery

These data also show the continuous pace of recovery at Dubai International Airport, despite the challenges faced by the air transport sector around the world due to the Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic, in light of travel protocols, and the partial closure of some international markets.

This data includes airlines designated for passenger operations, with the exception of air freight companies.


optimistic forecast

In light of strong indicators of air traffic through Dubai International Airport during the first quarter of this year, which amounted to 13.6 million passengers, including about 5.5 million passengers in March alone, Dubai Airports has raised its expectations for the number of passengers at the end of this year from about 52 million passengers. to 58.3 million passengers.

International air carriers continue to resume their operations through Dubai International Airport, at a time when data issued by Emirates Airlines and Fly Dubai showed a continuous increase in the number of passenger destinations within the two carriers' network, with the application of air travel protocols, facilitating the travel of UAE citizens. residents and tourists, while maintaining the safety of visitors and communities.

Emirates Airlines and flydubai

Emirates Airlines has increased its international network of destinations from 120 destinations at the beginning of the 2021-2022 fiscal year to 140 destinations by March 31, 2022. In July 2021, the airline launched a new service to Miami, bringing the total of its gates in the United States to 12 cities.

In turn, flydubai added 22 new destinations during the year 2021 alone, at a time when the company's flight schedule indicates the addition of 10 destinations as of June 23, including seasonal and tourist destinations.


first place

The annual report issued by the Airports Council International showed that Dubai International Airport retained the first place in the world during 2021, and was issued by the busiest international airports around the world, for the eighth year in a row in terms of the number of international passengers, after receiving 29.1 million passengers during 2021, compared to about 25.9 million passengers in 2020, an increase of more than three million passengers, with a growth rate of 12.7%.

"Dubai International" has continued to record continuous growth rates since the resumption of receiving international visitors in Dubai during July 2020, following the "Covid-19" pandemic.


scheduling seats

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 April 2022, amounted to about 3.3 million seats.

Dubai International tops the list of global airports as the largest international airport in scheduled seat capacity on international flights, according to OAG.

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