Dubai airport has maintained the superiority in the number of international passengers


Moscow. February 1. Dubai international airport (UAE), on the basis of 2015 once again become the busiest airport in the world by number of transported abroad passengers.

According to a press release by operator Dubai Airports, in 2015 via Dubai passed a record 78,015 million international passengers against 70,474 million a year earlier, an increase of 10.7%.

Earlier it was reported that passenger traffic London Heathrow last year was about 74,96 million, which is 2.2% higher than in 2014.

In December the number of passengers who used services of the airport of Dubai, has exceeded 7,053 million, or 8.5% more than during the same month of 2014. Last year this figure was exceeded 7 million only twice – in August and December, according to a press release.

The number of flights in the Dubai Marina in 2015 amounted to 403,517 against 353,507 thousand thousand a year earlier (growth by 14.1%).

The largest flow of passengers among the countries occur in India (over 10,391 million, an increase of 17%). Next in the ranking of States followed by United Kingdom (5,682 million, an increase of 6%) and Saudi Arabia (5,466 million, an increase of 12%).

Among the cities leaders are Doha (almost 2,783 million, an increase of 18%), London (2,66 million increase of 1%) and Mumbai (2,214 million, a rise of 14%), the report says.

The most significant percentage increase in workload was recorded on routes to/from North America (+25%).

Dubai Airports owns and manages both Dubai air harbors – Dubai International airport (Dubai International) and the International airport al Maktoum (Dubai World Central).