Dubai Retains Rank as World’s Busiest International Airport in 2017

Dubai International Airport has held on to its No 1 ranking as the world’s busiest airport for international travel, after seeing around 88.2 million passengers in 2017.

Dubai International Airport first surpassed London Heathrow as the world’s busiest airport for international traffic in 2014. It has maintained the title ever since, with some 90 airlines flying into  Dubai, a gateway for East-West travel.
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  • Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates.
  • UAE Capital- Abu Dhabi, Currency- UAE Dirham.
Source- The Hindu Business Line