DXB Archive

DXB traffic rises to 43.7 million in H1 following 11.7% uplift in June

Dubai, UAE – July 25, 2018 – Propelled by a double-digit surge in traffic in June, passenger numbers at Dubai International (DXB) topped 43.7 million in the first half of 2018, according to the traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. DXB handled a total of 43,739,105 passengers during the first half, up 1.6% compared

Year to date  at DXB nears 37 million passengers

Average monthly traffic in 2018 at 7.4 million passengers Dubai, UAE – July 5, 2018 – Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 36.9 million passengers during the first five months of 2018 according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. DXB welcomed a total of 36,943,613 passengers during the first five months of 2018

DXB – Preparations for the busiest day of the year, at the busiest airport in the world

Dubai, UAE – June 26, 2018 – At Dubai International (DXB), an airport where close to 90 million passengers are expected to visit this year, every day is a busy one, but there are peak times where operations are stretched and even the busiest airport in the world needs additional preparation to ensure a smooth

Passenger traffic at DXB reaches 7.6 million in April

Dubai, UAE – May 27, 2018 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International (DXB) reached 7.6 million in April, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. The monthly traffic in April totalled 7,613,155, remaining virtually flat compared to 7,622,946 passengers recorded during the same month in 2017, a marginal contraction of 0.1%. The

DXB welcomed 6.9 million passengers in February

Dubai, UAE – March 29, 2018 – Dubai International (DXB) welcomed nearly 7 million passengers in February, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. The monthly traffic in February totalled 6,928,547 compared to 6,948,157 passengers recorded during the same month in 2017, down marginally by 0.3%. The year to date

Dubai Airports to upgrade southern runway at DXB

45-day refurbishment project scheduled for April/May 2019     Dubai, UAE – February 26, 2018 – Dubai Airports today confirmed plans to close Dubai International’s (DXB) southern runway for a 45-day period in 2019 to conduct a comprehensive upgrade designed to boost safety, service and capacity levels. DXB operates 24/7, 365 days per year with over

Passengers to enjoy quicker passport control with new Smart Gates at DXB

20 new smart gates installed at Arrivals in Terminal 1   Dubai, UAE – February 7, 2018 – Dubai Airports, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) and Emaratech marked the completion of the installation of new and enhanced smart gates at Dubai International (DXB) Terminal 1. An array of 20 of the new smart

DXB retains #1 rank for international traffic

Caps off 2017 with 88.2 million passengers     Dubai, UAE – February 05, 2018 – Dubai International (DXB) retained its position as the world’s number one airport for international passengers for the fourth consecutive year with annual traffic for 2017 reaching 88.2 million passengers, according to the annual traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.

Passenger traffic at DXB jumps 6.9% in October

  Dubai, UAE – November 27, 2017 – Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 6.9 million passengers in October, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic at DXB reached 6,865,296 in October compared to 6,420,208 recorded in the corresponding month last year, an increase of 6.9%. Year to date, passenger

DXB registers yet another record month Passenger traffic tops 8.2m in August

  Dubai, UAE – August 26, 2017 – Dubai International (DXB) registered yet another month of record passenger traffic with 8.2 million passengers welcomed in August, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Boosted by the seasonal rush of travellers, particularly UAE residents returning for the start of the academic