APRIL TRAFFIC 9% HIGHER AT DXB
Traffic at Dubai International Airport rose 9.2 per cent in April, the operator Dubai Airports said yesterday. A total of 7,622,946 passengers used the airport, versus 6,979,063 a year earlier. For the year to date, traffic was up 7.8 per cent to 30,119,542 passengers. April’s top destination for DXB was London with 350,015 passengers. The most important region for the airport was the Indian subcontinent (1,694,476 passengers) while the fastest-growing region was South America, up 38.9 per cent. Since March 26, Emirates has been flying A380s to Sao Paulo.