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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 14 December 2018

June air traffic movements increase in Dubai and Northern Emirates

Daily movements up by 14 per cent on same month last year

Dubai International remains on course for a record-breaking 2017. Stephen Lock / The National
Dubai International remains on course for a record-breaking 2017. Stephen Lock / The National

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) said air traffic movement figures for the month of June totalled of 41,589 in Dubai and Northern Emirates’ airspace.

According to the air traffic movement figures report released by DANS, 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.

In addition, 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 reveal a daily average of 73 movements, as well as 323 helicopter movements for the month at DWC, an increase of 14.1 per cent in comparison with the same month in 2016.

DANS is the air navigation services provider for Dubai and Northern Emirates. It also provides air navigation services for airport authorities and numerous prestigious airlines, such as Dubai Airports and private airports in the UAE.