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Dubai Airport reports 20% rise in Sep-2009 pax numbers

22-Oct-2009 11:25 AM

Dubai International Airport reports (21-Oct-09) the following traffic highlights in Sep-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 3.2 million, +19.5% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 168,334 tonnes, +2.8%;

Dubai Airports: "Dubai International Airport remains the only airport among the top ten airports worldwide in terms of international passenger to show positive growth in every quarter this year. We're seeing strong growth across all regions…We've seen a 35% increase in passengers travelling to and from Asia, a 21% rise in Western Europe and a 20% upsurge in our largest market, the Indian subcontinent," Paul Griffiths, Dubai Airports CEO, Source: Gulf news, 21-Sep-2009.