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UNABATED GROWTH CONTINUES

Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose 13.1% in September, according to the latest traffic statistics issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic in September totalled 5,407,326, an increase of 13.1% compared to 4,780,394 during the corresponding month in 2012. Year to date traffic is up 16% to 49,379,165 compared to 42,565,340 recorded during the first nine months of 2012. Aircraft movements totalled 30,746 during September, an increase of 10.2% from the 27,909 recorded during the same period last year. Passengers per aircraft movement in September came in at 193.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, observed: \”Passenger and cargo traffic growth continue unabated and Dubai International is on track to eclipse our projections for 65.4 million passengers and 2.7 million tonnes of cargo. With the opening of our new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central, and the ongoing expansion at Dubai International, Dubai\’s aviation infrastructure continues to make it an attractive destination for tourism, trade and commerce.\”
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