More Than 100,000 Passengers Expected AT DXB Airport In A day This Weekend

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
More Than 100,000 Passengers Expected AT DXB Airport In A day This Weekend

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is definitely the world’s busiest airport, and now the airport is expecting over 100,000 passengers between August 12 and 22. During the weekends, the airport announced that it is expecting daily peaks averaging 100,000 passengers during weekends.

With the long weekend around the corner, many UAE residents are planning to travel and take a break from the Dubai heat. And DXB airport is expecting this weekend to be the busiest of the year so far. So if you are travelling via DXB, please make sure to reach on time or before time.

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All Emirates and DXB touchpoints are fully prepared to manage the increase in passenger traffic, with measures and protocols in place designed to enhance safety as customers move through Terminal 3. Along with industry-leading contactless technologies and biometric journeys, Emirates customers can travel with the assurance that the airline and its partners have spared no effort to make the airport journey as safe and smooth as possible.

This includes robust and consistent cleaning protocols for high traffic areas such as seats and handrails; modern cleaning technologies for surfaces in Emirates’ dedicated lounges keeping them germ-free for longer; social distancing measures through floor markings, signage and airport employees safely managing the flow of passengers; hand sanitising stations as well as Plexiglas partitions at Emirates check-in desks and in Emirates Lounges, amongst numerous other measures.

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Customers are strongly urged to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight departure to avoid delays. Passengers are encouraged to build in extra time for their journey with expected heavy road traffic coming into Terminal 3.

Customers are also reminded to review the latest travel requirements to their booked destination, including whether forms, vaccination certificates or negative PCR tests are required on the Emirates Travel Hub, which has the latest information for every country on the airline’s route network.

Customers are also advised to make sure they get to their boarding gate on time. Gates open 90 minutes before departure, boarding starts 45 minutes before each flight and gates close 20 minutes before departure. If passengers report late Emirates will not be able to accept them for travel. Check-in and gate closure timings are strictly followed for on-time departures.