An estimated 545,000 passengers is expected at Dubai International Airport (DXB) between in the first 7 days of the New Year.
Dubai , Dubai
02 January 2021, 12:00 AM
31 January 2021, 12:00 AM
An estimated 545,000 passengers will use Dubai International Airport (DXB) between in the first seven days of the New Year, according to Dubai Airports.
January 2 and 3 will be busiest days, with 78,000 passengers heading for departure gates.
Dubai Airports urged passengers to meet necessary travel requirements and follow social distancing measures. Dubai Airports also has implemented a series of precautionary measures to maintain the health and safety of customers and staff.
These include hand sanitiser stations around the airport, protective plexiglass at check-in and immigration counters, thermal and temperature screening, social distancing markers and increased levels of cleaning and sanitization.
Emirates has warned of a busy travel period over the Christmas and New Year period but the airline doesn’t anticipate the peak to arrive until the 2nd and 3rd January. The airline said it expects 70,000 passengers across both days to pass through Terminal 3 along with a “rush of inbound traffic into the city”.
Passengers are being urged to check-in no later than three hours ahead of departure and customers who arrive with less than one hour before departure will be refused travel.