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Dubai Airport is operating at full capacity for the first time since March 2020

All terminals, services, restaurants and shops at Dubai Airport, one of the busiest in the world, are open for the first time since the start of the health crisis.

Dubai Airport , one of the busiest in the world, announced Monday to operate at full capacity for the first time since March 2019 and the start of the Covid-related health crisis – 16 in this Gulf emirate.

Dubai was one of the first tourist destinations to open its doors to foreign visitors in July in 2020. Since then, against a backdrop of vaccination in all directions, its beaches, restaurants and shopping centers have attracted many visitors.

“Operational at 100% “

DXB, Dubai International Airport, is now” operational at 100% “, all terminals, services, restaurants and shops are now open, he said in a statement.

“The number of visitors to Dubai exceeded one million in October and DXB crossed the important milestone of one million passengers per week in November”, a- Dubai, one of the seven emirates forming the State of United Arab Emirates, hosts the World Expo over a six-month period, with more than seven million visits since it opened on October 1. In the first half of this year, the airport received more , 6 million travelers, a decrease of 41% compared to pre-pandemic figures.

10, 7 million visitors

Before the health crisis, Dubai was the most important airport in the world in terms of foreign travelers, with the emirate serving in particular as a transit hub for various destinations, particularly in Asia. Last year, he announced a 70% drop in traffic, from more than 86 millions of travelers in 2019 at 25, 9 million in 2020.

Tourism is a pillar of economy of this oil-poor emirate, welcoming 16, 7 million visitors in 2019. The number of Covid contaminations – 19 is on the rise again in the Emirates, with figures which have tripled since the start of the month, rising to about 100 Monday.