Save Austin Fair Yudala banner
Dubai: World busiest airport records 8m passengers in one month

By News Express on 01/03/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 688

•Front view of the Dubai International Airport.
•Front view of the Dubai International Airport.

 

Dubai International Airport (DXB) on Wednesday said passengers in January record reached 8 million, 9.7 per cent higher compared to the same period of 2016, a news report said.

Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, said it is an auspicious start to what is sure to be another record-breaking year for DXB.

He added that the January performance provided further impetus to the DXB Plus Programme, which would enhance service and boost capacity at DXB by applying technology to improved processes.

Eastern Europe remained the fastest-expanding market in terms of percentage growth (up 32.5 per cent), followed by Asia (gaining 26.4 per cent) and South America (18.6 per cent higher).

Earlier in January, Dubai tourism reported ample influx of Chinese travelers in late January who traveled to Dubai to spend the Chinese spring festivals in the sunny Gulf Arab emirate.

In 2016, Dubai international airport received record 83.6 million passengers, defending its position as the world’s busiest civil aviation hub in relation to international passengers for the third consecutive year. (Xinhua/NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 01/03/2017 8:23:36 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Blasphemy: 3 sentenced to death for tearing religious...

G-7 nations agree on cybersecurity guidelines

Abia Govt wastes oil communities’ N46.4B •Little to...

PDP wins Ife Central rerun election

RIGHTSView, By EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO: THE OONI’S JOURNALISTIC LEGACY...

We’re not insensitive to pensioners’ plight — Aregbesola...

Edo APC leaders give Oshiomhole 7 days to...

PTDF halts undergraduate overseas scholarships, opts for Nigerian...

Stakeholders applaud moves to host inaugural Oloibiri oil...

NLC hosts Ambode in Lagos

NEMA chief slumps in hotel, dies

How Aso Rock frustrates war against corruption —American...

 

Latest News Dangote begins construction of job centre in Abia BOI, Unity Bank in court over N150m loan Presidential committee to destroy 5,000 illicit weapons in Zamfara •Over 1,000 destroyed in Benue, Katsina Senate overrules Okpara Varsity VC, orders recall of 400 sacked staff Bankers aid money laundering in Nigeria, says Ribadu Nigeria signs Joint Declaration on Economic Cooperation with European Free Trade Association PDP convention: Reconciliation Committee to address grievances, says Dickson Ijaw youths vow to fish out killers of British aid worker FG’s priority is to create better environment for investments — Udoma Deposition threat, an affront to Ibadan people — Olubadan 15,000 innocent civilians killed under Buhari’s watch — Intersociety •Slams atrocity perpetrators and their agents Lagos seals Chisco, Ifex, GUO, other transporters’ offices

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (300,919 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (285,779 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (230,459 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (193,421 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (183,441 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (170,062 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (147,176 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (132,557 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (130,572 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (119,033 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (115,496 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (112,115 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,819) Business Verdict (28) Columnists (776) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (195) Entertainment (419) Features (522) Global Business Monitor (193) International (1,687) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (92) News (30,972) Opinion (845) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,210) Religion (653) Sports (1,381) Stock Watch (25) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

MOBO Awards

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!