Dubai Airport Receives 81.4M Passengers in 11 Months of 2018, Up 1.3%
January 06, 2019 / AviationPros
Dubai International (DXB) received 6.9 million customers in November 2018, bringing the hub's year to date traffic to 81.4 million passengers. The airport is expected to maintain its position of the world's third busiest airport after Atlanta International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport. In total, DXB served 6,897,169 passengers in November, a small decline of 0.8 percent. Its year-to-date passenger numbers reached 81,426,428, an increase of 1.3 percent. Around 5.8 million bags, up 2.3 percent, passed through the airport's 175 km long baggage system. Waiting Times: Wait times were reduced by 45 percent in November, thanks to the state-of-the-art operations center at DXB which leverages real-time information to improve service and efficiency while the smart gates help speed customers through immigration.