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Passenger Growth at Dubai International

In the first half of this year (H1), passenger traffic at Dubai International surpassed 43.05 million, a year-on-year jump of 6.3 percent, according to Dubai Airports.

The number of take off and landings totalled 205,996, a decrease of 0.9 percent over H1 2016, while air cargo volumes exceeded 1.3 million tonnes, up 1.6 percent.

Moreover, the average number of passengers per flight during the period under review was 218, a 6.9 percent rise.

In terms of passenger volume, the top country destinations were India, Saudi Arabia, and the UK, while the fastest growing regions were South America, Eastern Europe and Asia, up 36.4 percent, 28.7 percent and 18.7 percent, respectively.