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41.6 million visitors passed through DXB in the first half of 2023.

41.6 million visitors passed through DXB in the first half of 2023.

In the first half of 2023, Dubai International Airport (DXB), the biggest international airport in the world, welcomed 41.6 million travelers, up more than 100% from H1 2019.

The second quarter saw DXB have a strong performance, with passenger traffic increasing by 42.7% year over year to 20.3 million. With 6.9 million visitors, May was the busiest month during Q2. DXB’s H1 traffic totaled 41.6 million visitors, up 49.1% over the 27.9 million guests registered in H1 2022 thanks to a robust Q2.

In H1 2023, DXB’s luggage performance grew by 7% over pre-pandemic H1 2019 levels, maintaining its position as a global leader. DXB has handled almost 37.2 million bags so far this year without interfering with the delivery of luggage to consumers; 92% of all baggage was delivered to clients within 45 minutes.

For its continued efforts to ensure a safe and inclusive airport experience for visitors with both physical and hidden disabilities, DXB received multiple honors, including a certification from Airports Council International – a significant accomplishment. It welcomed a number of fresh airlines to the DXB family, enhancing connectivity to further new locations and nations.

DXB handled 201,800 flights in total in the first half, up 13% from H1 2019 and up 30.2% year over year. During the first half, there were an average of 214 passengers each trip, with a load factor of 77%.

Source- Travel daily


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