7.24 million passengers in 2012, between Dubai and India

dubai airportIn its annual 2012 traffic report, the Dubai Airports authority announced that India continues to be the single biggest country destination from Dubai.

Mumbai and Delhi are the busiest routes from UAE as the airport reported a 7.4% increase in traffic as compared to 2011.

The introduction of SpiceJet, which added new flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi and Ahmedabad to Dubai, bolstered the numbers. Air India Express, Indigo and Emirates also added new flights and destinations during the year.

Dubai International has taken over as the world’s third ranked airport for international passenger numbers, moving ahead of Hong Kong International Airport in the global rankings.

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