Dubai International recently reported more than 6.9 million passengers for April 2016 according to the monthly traffic report issued by Dubai Airports.
Passenger numbers reached 6,978,268 in April, up 7.2% from 6,510,653 guests who visited the airport in April 2015. During the first four months of 2016, Dubai International welcomed 27,926,958 passengers, compared to 26,116,977 passengers during the same period last year, an increase of 6.9%.
In terms of percentage growth, Eastern Europe topped the list during April with routes to the region growing 12.6%, followed by Asia with 12.1% and the GCC with 10.3%. The Indian subcontinent outperformed all regions in terms of growth in passenger numbers with 1,644,045 passengers, followed by the Western Europe with 1,533,558, and the GCC with 1,252,282 passengers.
Total aircraft movements reached 34,733 in April 2016 up 4.3% compared to 33,279 during the corresponding month in 2015. In the first four months of the year, total aircraft movements rose 5.4% to 139,079 compared to 132.005 movements during 2015. The average number of passengers per movement was 210 during April.