Dubai Posted Double Digit Traffic Growth in May

29 June 2010 (Last Updated June 29th, 2010 18:30)

Dubai International Airport posted double-digit year-on-year growth in both passenger and cargo traffic in May 2010. Passenger traffic rose 13.6% to 3,654,717 in May, compared with 3,217,089 passengers in the same period of 2009. In May, the airport experienced the eleventh co

Dubai International Airport posted double-digit year-on-year growth in both passenger and cargo traffic in May 2010.

Passenger traffic rose 13.6% to 3,654,717 in May, compared with 3,217,089 passengers in the same period of 2009.

In May, the airport experienced the eleventh consecutive month of double-digit growth, which began in June 2009 with a recorded growth of 10.3%.

Year-to-date passenger traffic has increased by 17.7% to 18,870,253 passengers, compared with 16,035,676 in the previous year.

Cargo volume has risen by 31.7% to 195,221t, compared with 148,207t during the same month in 2009.

Year-to-date cargo volume has increased by 27% to 917,280t, compared with 722,549t during the same period last year.