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Dubai Airport traffic turns negative as global crisis (and AbuDhabi/Etihad?) sweeps in

28-Jan-2009

Dubai International Airport has missed its target of handling 40 million passengers in 2008 by a sizeable margin. Patchy traffic in the last four months of the year have hit full-year numbers at Dubai Airport, resulting in a lower than expected 9.0% annual increase in throughput to 37.4 million passengers. It was Dubai’s slowest annual growth in a decade. [955 words]

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Subheadings:

  • Reductions in traffic at Dubai in final two months of 2008
  • Cargo solid in 2008
  • Dubai Duty Free surges to new record
  • Terminal 3 construction deal, but high-speed rail link shelved

Graphs and data:

  • Dubai Airport annual passenger numbers (millions) and growth % change year-on-year): 1997 to 2008
  • Dubai vs Abu Dhabi airport passenger numbers growth (% change year-on-year): 1997 to 2008
  • Dubai Airport monthly passenger numbers ('000) and growth % change year-on-year): Jan-07 to Oct-08
  • Dubai vs Abu Dhabi monthly passenger numbers growth (% change year-on-year): Jan-08 to Dec-08
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