14-Jan-2010 11:22 AM

Dubai Airport reports 2009 pax up 9%

Dubai International Airport reports the following traffic highlights (Arabian Supply Chain, 13-Jan-2010):

  • Dec-2009:
    • Passenger numbers: 3.8 million, +14.5% year-on-year;
    • Cargo volume: 182,874 tonnes, +26%;
  • 2009:
    • Passenger numbers: 40.9 million, +9.2%.
    • Cargo volume: 1.9 million tonnes, +5.6%.

Dubai Airports: “Dubai Airports is setting the pace globally. Dubai International’s performance as one of the world’s fastest growing airports in 2009 is particularly impressive considering the traffic contraction seen globally. If we can set records in a tough economic environment, the sky is the limit for what we can achieve when conditions improve,” HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority President & Chairman of Dubai Airports. Source: Arabian Supply Chain, 13-Jan-2010.

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