Dubai International Airport served 1.5 million Russians in 2018.
Dubai, UAE. At the end of 2018, Dubai International Airport confirmed its status as the busiest air hub in the world. Last year, air terminals served 89.1 million passengers, 1% more than in 2017.
Passenger traffic from Russia grew by 14.5% and reached 1.5 million tourists in 2018, from China - by 6% and reached 3.5 million passengers, which was the result of simplification of the visa regime in 2017 and 2016, respectively.
It should be noted that most passengers arrived in Dubai from India (12.2 million), Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. If we talk about regions, the highest growth in passenger traffic was shown by Eastern Europe (16.7%), the CIS and Africa.