Dubai International Airport passenger traffic up 7.4 per cent in March

Passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travel, rose 7.4 per cent in March from a year earlier to 7.24 million people, its operator said on Tuesday.

In the first three months of this year, passenger traffic climbed 6.8 per cent to 20.95 million.

Freight traffic through Dubai International edged up 0.1 per cent to 217,201 tonnes in March, and grew 3.4 per cent to 615,144 tonnes in the first quarter of the year.


Only part of Dubai’s cargo traffic goes through Dubai International. Another facility, Dubai World Central, handles pure cargo operations.

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