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Dubai International Registered Growth

According to Dubai Airports, 8.2 million passengers passed through Dubai International in August, registering another month of record passenger traffic.

During the period under review, aircraft movements totalled 34,370 a decline of 1.7 percent over August 2016, while freight volumes at the gateway reached 221,508 tonnes, up 10.1 percent compared to 201,100 tonnes recorded in the corresponding month in 2016.

Commenting on the positive figures, Paul Griffiths, CEO, Dubai Airports, highlighted, “We are very pleased with the way things are shaping up this year, […] but also with our success in significantly enhancing the airport experience with initiatives such as the launch of the world’s fastest free airport Wi-Fi, streaming entertainment service ICFlix, quicker passport control and shorter wait times in queues thanks to cutting edge technology […].”