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Dubai: Worlds Biggest Airport In Term of Passenger Numbers

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    Dubai Airport on Monday confirmed its world number one position in terms of international passengers. He had delighted in 2014 at London’s Heathrow airport.
    More than 78 million international passengers passed through Dubai in 2015, 10.7% more than in 2014, according to a statement from that airport. Some 100 airlines fly from Dubai to over 240 destinations worldwide.
    Indian passengers who borrowed Dubai International Airport came top (nearly 10.4 million, 17% over 2014), followed by the British (nearly 5.7 million, 6%) and Saudis ( about 5.5 million, 12%).
    In early 2015, Dubai announced that it had upgraded airport Heathrow London airport to become the world leader in terms of international passengers. He had totaled more than 70.4 million passengers on international flights in 2014, up 6.1% from 2013.
    Domestic Flights
    In 2014, Heathrow said it had totaled 68.1 million international passenger flights. But this airport had been borrowed by a total of 73.4 million passengers taking into account domestic flights.
    Dubai airport is the platform of Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, Etihad of Abu Dhabi and Qatar Airways, monopolizing much of the passenger traffic between the West and Asia Australia.
    Dubai has a second airport, Al Maktoum International, which opened in 2013, and passenger traffic which could reach up to 120 million passengers when completed.
    Source: Le Matin (via Google Translate)
     

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