22.85 million passengers registered in 5 months

238% growth in the number of passengers in Dubai International during May 2022

Dubai International is the busiest international airport around the world.

Emirates today

Data from the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority showed that the total number of passengers through Dubai International Airport during the first five months of this year 2022 exceeded 22 million and 858 thousand passengers, compared to about nine million and 90 thousand passengers during the same period in 2021, with a growth rate of more than 151%. .

Passenger numbers

According to data obtained by "Emirates Today", Dubai International Airport recorded more than 4.97 million passengers during last May alone, the second highest number recorded since the "Covid-19" pandemic, compared to about 1.47 million in the same month last year. With a growth rate of about 238%.

The number of passengers during April 2022 amounted to about 4.75 million passengers, and during March 5.28 million passengers, while the number of passengers in February 2022 exceeded four million, and more than 3.7 million in January 2022.

Quarterly increase

Dubai International Airport recorded a strong increase in the number of passengers, as it received about 13.6 million passengers during the first quarter of this year, in a strong indication of the restoration of passenger traffic and the great momentum in the world's busiest international airport, recording strong passenger traffic for the second consecutive quarter, which Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport exceeded the 10 million passenger mark.

1st in the world

It is noteworthy that Dubai International Airport has maintained the first position as the busiest international airport around the world for the eighth year in a row, receiving 29.1 million passengers during 2021, and it also tops the list of the largest airports in terms of scheduled seat capacity on international flights.

Dubai International has recorded strong growth rates in passenger traffic in recent months, which prompted Dubai Airports Corporation to raise its expectations for the number of passengers this year to 58.3 million passengers.

The Foundation also expected that the airport would witness a strong movement in conjunction with the start of school holidays and the Eid al-Adha holiday.

Based on the expected numbers, Dubai Airports has completed the northern runway renovation project, and opened it before the peak travel period.

Dubai International Airport offers flights to more than 193 global destinations across 92 countries through more than 73 international airlines.

Dubai International Airport recorded 4.97 million passengers last May.

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