UAE’s Dubai International Airport reported (02-Jul-2012) a 10.4% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers to 4.4 million and a 5% increase in aircraft movements to 28,304. Cargo volume fell 0.1% to 187,638 tonnes in May-2012. [more - original PR]
Dubai International Airport: "Dubai International has had a strong showing in terms of passenger traffic so far this year with double-digit growth recorded in four of the first five months. With forecast suggesting the growth trend to continue during the second half of the year, we are well on track to achieve the projected traffic of 56.5 million by the end of 2012," Paul Griffiths, CEO. Source: Company statement, 02-Jul-2012.