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‘6.68m passengers fly through Dubai International in July’


Dubai International handled 6.68 million passengers in July, a 29.6 per cent increase on the same month last year...


Dubai International handled 6.68 million passengers in July, a 29.6 per cent increase on the same month last year when airport capacity was cut due to the runway refurbishment. Dubai International underwent a $1 billion runway refurbishment last year May to July that reduced the number of flights the airport could handle for 80 days. A total of 6,682,676 passengers passed through the airport in July compared to 5,155,771 a year earlier, operator Dubai Airports said in an emailed statement on Wednesday. Over the first seven months of the year 44,981,967 passengers have used the airport, up 12.9 per cent compared to 39,831,861.

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