Dubai Airports Corporation website data showed that 58 airlines have resumed their operations at Dubai International Airport, compared to 56 airlines last February, and compared to 33 companies in September 2020.
According to the latest data, the number of passenger destinations served by “Dubai International”, the largest airport in the world in terms of the number of international passengers, has reached more than 144 international stations around the world operated by various national and foreign air carriers.
A number of foreign airlines have resumed flights to Dubai Airport recently, including Belavia Airlines, as the carrier operates two flights a week between the Belarusian capital Minsk and Dubai, in addition to the American Bengali Airlines, which operates daily flights between Dhaka and Dubai, in addition to To Yemenia Airways, with flights between “Dubai International” and Aden.
Emirates Airlines and flydubai account for the bulk of the volume of operations and flights through Dubai International Airport. Emirates Airlines currently operates flights to more than 100 destinations around the world, while it is working to increase the number of its flights to some destinations. The carrier also resumed its flights to San Francisco at last, while it plans to resume its service to Newark via Athens with a daily flight, starting from next June.
For its part, “flydubai” revealed the expansion of its network of routes to reach 72 global destinations, at a time when it is working to increase its operations steadily, pointing to positive indications regarding travel demand, as it returns to these destinations.
The company stated that its air freight services currently serve 50 destinations in 34 countries.
The carrier had recently announced the launch of its flights to Cluj Napoca in Romania. The carrier will operate its flights to this destination at the rate of two flights per week between Dubai International Airport and “Avram Ianco International Cluj” airport, starting from March 20, 2021, while it has resumed its flights to Colombo, as per the following: Two trips per week.
The largest air transport crossing
The latest data issued by OAG International, which provides airport and airline data, indicated that Dubai International Airport maintains its position as the largest air transport crossing in the world in terms of seat capacity provided by airlines on international flights departing at the airport.
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