- Passenger numbers: 3.7 million, +10.7% year-on-year;
- Cargo volume: 163,427 tonnes, +2.9%.
Dubai Airport: “The airport's sustained growth supports projections for a record-breaking year for the region's leading airport. The end of the Summer also marks the beginning of high-season for tourists, which puts Dubai International on track to set a new record of 40.5 million passengers by year end," Paul Griffiths, CEO. Source: AFP, 29-Sep-2009.