Dubai Airports Top Destinations Revealed

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 21 February 2023
Dubai Airports Top Destinations Revealed

DXB welcomed more than 66 Million passengers during 2022, a year-on year-growth of 127% according to a statement by Dubai Airports released on Tuesday. 

The final quarter of 2022 was the busiest quarter since 2019. The airport recorded 19,729,155 passengers, up 67% compared to the fourth quarter of 2021. December was the busiest month of the year with 7.1 million passengers, the first time since January 2020 that DXB’s monthly traffic hit the 7 million mark.

Top destinations in and from Dubai

With a total traffic of 9.8 million passengers,  India retained its position as a top destination country for DXB by passenger volume. Saudi Arabia comes in second place with 4.9 million passengers, followed by the United Kingdom with 4.6 million passengers. Other destination countries of note include Pakistan (3.7 million passengers) the US (3 million), and Russia (1.9 million), and Turkey (1.6 million).

DXB’s top destination cities during 2022 were London with 3 million passengers, Riyadh (2 million), Mumbai (1.9 million) and Jeddah and New Delhi both with 1.7 million passengers.

DXB is currently connected to 229 destinations across 99 countries through more than 88 international carriers.

Total flight movements at DXB totalled 96,701 during the fourth quarter bringing the annual flight movements to 343,339, a year-on-year growth of 47%. The average number of passengers per flight reached 204, up 33% year-on-year.

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