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Dubai International Airport welcomes 7.7 million passengers in August 2016

Dubai Airports

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 7.7 million passengers in August 2016, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.

Passenger traffic at DXB passengers reached 7,727,105 compared to 7,282,256 recorded in the corresponding month in 2015, an increase of 6.1%. The year-to-date traffic totaled 55,850,353 passengers up 6.9% compared to 52,264,223 recorded during the first eight months of 2015.

Aircraft movements totaled 33,827 during the month under review compared to 34,773 movements recorded in August 2015, marginally down by 2.7%. Year-to-date aircraft movement totaled 276,233 up 2.9% compared to 268,360, recorded during the same period in 2015.

Dubai International handled freight totaling 201,100 tons in August compared to 207,427 tons recorded in August 2015, a contraction of 3.1%. Year to date cargo reached 1,686,277 tons, up 2.4% compared to 1,645,815 tons recorded during the first eight months in 2015.

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