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Dubai International February Traffic Decline

In February, Dubai International welcomed nearly seven million passengers, according to the monthly traffic report issued by Dubai Airports.

The monthly traffic this year totalled 6,928,547 compared to 6,948,157 passengers recorded during the same month year-on-year, down marginally by 0.3 percent.

The year-to-date traffic reached 14,888,693 passengers, down 0.6 percent compared to 14,985,165 recorded during the first two months of 2017.

In terms of percentage growth, Eastern Europe was the fastest expanding market with traffic growing 17.6 percent, followed South America 13.3 percent and CIS 12.1 percent.

The average number of passengers per movement during February reached 228 compared to 223 during the corresponding month year-on-year, an increase of 2.2 percent.

India remained the top destination country by passenger volume with a total of 962,425 passengers during the month. The UK was placed second with 505,255 passengers, followed by Saudi Arabia with 490,058 and Pakistan with 336,875 passengers.