Thursday 28 May 2020

Dubai ports receive over 1.3m passengers during Eid-Al-Fitr

DUBAI, June 13, 2019

Dubai recorded more than 1.3 million passengers crossing its air, sea and land ports during the Eid-Al-Fitr holidays, said a report.

A total of 1.175 million passengers passed through Dubai airports, while 113,000 passengers passed through the land port, and 14,460 passengers passed through the seaport, said a report in Wam, citing data released by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai.

Similarly, the total number of entry and residence permits transactions during the break reached 253,000, it said.

Furthermore, 352,306 passengers used the 122 smart gates at Dubai airports during the same period, indicating an increase in awareness of people on how to use these services provided by GDRFA Dubai at Dubai airports.

A team of the contact centre "Amer" continued to follow up its work to receive calls from customers during Eid Al-Fitr holiday. The centre received 12,500 calls during the holiday period.

The external centre at Dubai International Airport at Terminal 3 is open 24x7 to facilitate help passengers and citizens, the report said.


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