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Big growth in air traffic movements in Dubai

DUBAI, July 21, 2017

A total of 41,589 movements were recorded in the airspace of Dubai and the Northern Emirates of UAE during the month of June, said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority.

According to the air traffic movement figures report released by Dubai Air Navigation Services, a total of 31,243 movements have been registered at Dubai International Airport (DXB), with, 15,491 movements in arrivals and 15,515 in departures. In addition, the daily average during the month was 1,041 movements and 237 helicopter movements.

Furthermore, air traffic movement figures at Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) registered a total of 2,665 movements that incorporate 921 movements in arrivals and 933 movements in departures. Air traffic movement reports also declare a daily average of 73 movements, as well as 323 helicopter movements for the month at DWC which reflects significant increase of 14.1 per cent in movements in comparison with the same month in 2016.

Sheikh Ahmed is the chairman of Emirates Group, as well as the chairman of Dubai Air Navigation Services (Dans).

Dans is the air navigation services provider for Dubai and Northern Emirates, which provides air navigation services for airport authorities and numerous prestigious airlines, such as Dubai Airports and private airports in the UAE. – TradeArabia News Service

Tags: Dubai | air traffic | Civil aviation | Dans |

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