Dubai International Airport has released its passenger statistics for 2017, which confirm it has held onto its position as the world’s busiest airport for international travel.
Some 88.2 million passengers passed through the airport last year, up from 83.6 million in 2016.
Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths said he forecasts traveller numbers to swell to 90.3 million in 2018.
It first surpassed London Heathrow, previously the world’s busiest airport for international traffic, back in 2014 – and has kept the title ever since.
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