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Dubai International Reports H1 Passenger Growth

Dubai Airports revealed that in the first half of this year (H1), the number of passengers that passed through Dubai International surpassed 43.05 million, up 6.3 percent year-on-year.

The average number of passengers per flight during the period under review was 218, a 6.9 percent rise over H1 2016.

The number of aircraft movements totalled 205,996, a decrease of 0.9 percent, while air cargo volumes surpassed 1.3 million tonnes, up 1.6 percent.

South America, Eastern Europe and Asia were the fastest growing regions, up 36.4 percent, 28.7 percent and 18.7 percent, respectively.

Meanwhile, India was the top destination in terms of total passenger volume with 5.94 million travellers, followed by Saudi Arabia with 3.1 million and the UK with 3.06 million.