Pas­sen­ger num­bers up at DWC

7 Days in Dubai - - NEWS -

Pas­sen­ger traf­fic at Dubai World Cen­tral (DWC) in­creased by 161 per cent in the third quar­ter, ac­cord­ing to a re­port is­sued by Dubai Airports. The air­port wel­comed 191,950 pas­sen­gers dur­ing the pe­riod com­pared to 73,466 pas­sen­gers in the third quar­ter of 2015. The year to date traf­fic to­talled 602,228 pas­sen­gers, up 112 per cent com­pared to the first nine months of last year. Pas­sen­ger traf­fic at the air­port is mainly driven by fly­dubai, which, in ad­di­tion to its op­er­a­tions at Dubai In­ter­na­tional’s Ter­mi­nal 2, op­er­ates 35 weekly flights to five des­ti­na­tions from DWC. Qatar Air­ways and Wizz Air are the two other ma­jor car­ri­ers car­ry­ing out sched­uled pas­sen­ger op­er­a­tions from DWC. Car­ri­ers op­er­ate an av­er­age of 140 flights weekly to 10 in­ter­na­tional des­ti­na­tions from the air­port.

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