Dubai Airport Is The World's Busiest For International Flights

  • Publish date: Sunday، 30 May 2021
Dubai Airport Is The World's Busiest For International Flights
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Dubai International Airport was the world's busiest for international flights in May, according to aviation intelligence firm the Official Airline Guide (OAG).

Dubai’s airport ranked number one with 1,895,866 scheduled seats, while Istanbul took the second place with 1.3 million seats.

Hamad International Airport in Doha was the third worldwide, while Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam took number four and Germany's Frankfurt airport number five.

Busiest international routes

The busiest route for international travel in May was from Russia to Ukraine according to OAG,

More than 285,000 travellers flew from Moscow to Simferopol, the Crimean capital located in Ukraine. The route also ranked in second place for travellers flying in the opposite direction, with more than 197,000 seats booked.

Dubai Airport Is The World's Busiest For International Flights

Here are the top 10 busiest international routes in May:

1. Moscow, Russia to Simferopol, Ukraine

2. Simferopol, Ukraine to Moscow, Russia

3. Orlando, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico

4. Cairo, Egypt to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

5. Houston, Texas to Mexico City, Mexico

6. Cairo, Egypt to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

7. New York, US to Santiago, Chile

8. Dubai, UAE to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

9. New York, US to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

10. Cairo, Egypt to Dubai, UAE