DXB Archive

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

DXB traffic tops 43 million passengers in the first half

Dubai, UAE – July 26, 2017 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International (DXB) surpassed 43 million in the first half of 2017, according to the traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. DXB handled a total of 43,054,268 passengers during the first half, up 6.3 per cent compared to the corresponding period in 2016

Passenger traffic at DXB tops 6.8 million in May

Dubai, UAE – July 3, 2017 – Dubai International welcomed 6.8 million customers during May, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. In May 2017 passenger numbers at DXB rose 1.9 per cent to 6,850,052 compared to 6,721,995 recorded in May 2016. During the first five months of 2017, DXB