Dubai & Abu Dhabi Are Busiest Destinations For Mumbai Airport; Records 55% Traffic On Routes

by Deeplata Garde
Dubai & Abu Dhabi Are Busiest Destinations For Mumbai Airport; Records 55% Traffic On Routes

UAE’s major tourist attractions are all based in the two important cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. And according to the latest statistics, these two cities have recorded major traffic in terms of international passengers from Mumbai International Airport. So basically we want to say that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport records Dubai & Abu Dhabi as their busiest destinations from India.

Dubai & Abu Dhabi Are The Busiest Destinations From Mumbai Airport

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Middle East accounts for a total of 55% of international traffic at Mumbai Airport as of now. India’s airport handled 2.3 million passengers to and from Dubai between April 2022 and March 2023. Abu Dhabi has a record of 0.8 million. 11.2 million overseas travellers were among the 44 million overall passengers who utilised Mumbai airport over the course of a year.

The 44 million total passengers that used Mumbai airport in a single year included 11.2 million tourists from other countries. Approximately 3.5 million Indians currently reside and work in the UAE in a variety of occupations. A Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (Cepa), which aims to expand commerce and reduce trade restrictions on a variety of goods, was also recently signed by the two nations.

Also Read: 10 Things To Do In Dubai & Abu Dhabi

What Does The Stats Suggest?

Pic Creds: Twitter/Emirates

With 9.8 million passengers, the most of any nation, India was the most popular destination for passengers flying into Dubai International (DXB) airport in 2022.

Emirates, the flag carrier of Dubai, was the third-largest airline departing from the Mumbai airport, carrying 10% of all passengers, behind IndiGo (17%) and Air India (12%).

We believe that it’s safe to say Mumbai International Airport witness the maximum number of travellers on the route of India-UAE. To be more specific, the flights on Mumbai-Dubai and Mumbai-Abu Dhabi routes have maximum check-ins.

But why is that? The expats currently residing in the Gulf countries use any given opportunity to visit their homeland. During Eid’s long weekend, Indian expats from UAE booked their tickets in advance to travel using the above-mentioned flights.

We are not even surprised to know this news as we know the excellence & traffic of Mumbai airport.

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/Emirates