Dubai Airports has issued a passenger advisory alerting travelers that Dubai International (DXB) will be exceptionally busy over the next two weeks as a result of the summer break and Eid Al Adha holiday.
According to the operator, some 2.4 million passengers are expected to pass through DXB between June 24 and July 4, with an average daily traffic of 214,000 passengers. July 2ndNorth Dakota It is expected to be the busiest day with daily traffic exceeding 235,000 passengers. A similar number of passengers is expected at the airport during the Eid Al Adha weekend of July 8-9.
While Dubai Airports is working closely with airlines, control authorities, and business and service partners to ensure a seamless airport experience for passengers from the curb to the boarding gates, the operator has urged travelers to follow some simple tips to beat the holiday rush.
- Be aware of the latest travel regulations for the destination you are traveling to and make sure you have all the necessary documents with the required validity before you arrive at the airport.
- For those traveling with families, children over the age of 12 can use Smart Gates to speed up the passport control process.
- If you are flying from Terminal 1, please arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before your departure. Use online registration where available to save time.
- Those traveling from Terminal 3 can use Emirate’s convenient self-service and early check-in facilities.
- Weighing luggage at home, checking documents in advance, and being prepared for security checks can save a lot of time at the airport.
- Use the Dubai Metro to get to and from the airport. The metro’s operating hours are extended during the Eid festivities.
- Friends and family are encouraged to use designated airport parking or valet parking to welcome their guests in comfort, as access to the arrivals concourse in Terminal 3 is limited to public transportation and other authorized vehicles.
- Once at the airport, travelers can enjoy a wide range of DXB facilities, including restaurants, duty-free shops and lounges to relax in before their flight.
DXB’s performance has been impressive in the first five months of 2022 despite reduced capacity resulting from the 45-day closure of the north runway for the rehabilitation project. The airport recorded 13.6 million in passenger traffic in the first quarter of 2022 and forecasts for the year indicate that DXB will more than double its annual traffic from 29.1 million in 2021 to 58.7 million passengers this year.