Dubai Int’l grows April cargo, pax despite ash

The volcanic ash cloud that grounded flights around the world for six days last month had a minimal impact on growth at Dubai International as April cargo and passenger numbers rose 19.6 and 13.9 per cent respectively, year-on-year. The airport handled 178,357 tonnes of cargo in April and 3.9 million passengers.


April cargo volumes Dubai International Airport volcano


The volcanic ash cloud that grounded flights around the world for six days last month had a minimal impact on growth at Dubai International as April cargo and passenger numbers rose 19.6 and 13.9 per cent respectively, year-on-year. The airport handled 178,357 tonnes of cargo in April and 3.9 million passengers.