25-Jan-2017 9:39 AM

Dubai International Airport pax up 9%, 83.7m pax in 2016

Dubai International Airport reported (24-Jan-2017) the following traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2016:
    • Passengers: 7.7 million, +9.3% year-on-year
  • Full year 2016:
    • Passengers: 83.7 million, +7.2%;
    • Cargo: 2.6 million tonnes, +3.4%;
    • Aircraft movements: 418,220, +2.8%.

Dubai Airports: "With our new forecast for 89 million passengers in 2017, DXB is closing the gap on Atlanta and Beijing for the top spot in overall traffic. We continue to enable that growth and enhance the passenger experience with top flight infrastructure, streamlined processes and technology. Our focus in 2017 and beyond will be on making the airport experience even more delightful, engaging and comfortable for our customers". CEO Paul Griffiths. Source: Dubai Airports, 24-Jan-2017. [more - original PR]

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