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Dubai grabs world’s busiest international airport crown from Heathrow

Dubai International Airport has surpassed London’s Heathrow in terms of annual international passenger traffic, which has now turned out to be the world’s busiest international travel hub. During 2014, Dubai International Airport served 70.47 million passengers, compared with Heathrow’s 68.1 million. The top market for growth in passenger volumes last ...

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Lyon Airports records slump in annual passenger traffic

Lyon Airports in France has handled nearly 8.5 million passengers in 2014, marking a decrease of 1.1% when compared with the same period in 2013. Air France and HOP! have witnessed 10.1% decline in traffic, which was balanced out by the good results achieved by other airlines that operate at ...

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Dublin Airport records 11% increase in August air traffic

Ireland’s Dublin Airport has shown an year-on-year increase of 11% in air traffic during August, making its case for an additional runway. According to the figures released by Irish Aviation Authority, the airport recorded 585 commercial movements on an average day while the Cork and Shannon airports recorded 64 and ...

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UK airports records surge in passenger numbers

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released data that show that passenger’s demand at the country’s airports have almost reached the stage of the pre-recession boom years. The passenger numbers in 2014 reached 238 million which was just short of the 241 million peak of 2007. The 2014 numbers ...

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Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson remains world’s busiest airport

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has retained its position of being the world’s busiest airport, with 96.1 million domestic and international passengers travelling through its terminals in 2014, according to a new World Airport Traffic Report (WATR). Hartsfield-Jackson maintained its lead over Beijing Capital International Airport and London Heathrow Airport which ...

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