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Dubai airports get 17.8m passengers

COVID-19 precautions increase global confidence


As many as 17.8 million passengers traveled through Dubai airports in 2020, of which 1.7 million used the smart gates, according to numbers released by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA).

This emphasizes the readiness of Dubai to receive travelers from around the world by providing the best global health and safety standards.

It also reflects the increased confidence of global travelers in the precautionary and preventive measures taken by Dubai to address the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The UAE has begun free distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations for citizens and residents.