Dubai Police secure over 29 million passengers at DXB


Dubai Police secured more than 29.1 million passengers travelling and transiting through the Dubai International Airport (DXB) in 2021.

The General Department of Airports Security also secured over 2.5 million tonnes of air cargo over the same period. 

These numbers were revealed during the annual inspection of the Department, which was recently carried out by Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police.

Lt. General Al Marri reaffirmed that the General Department of Airports Security is among the leading entities of Dubai Police in terms of security performance.

He said that Dubai Police's role in providing innovative, effective, efficient and timely security services at Dubai Airport terminals is inevitable as DXB has always positioned itself as the world's number one hub for international passengers and retained that recognition.

Lt. General Al Marri also pointed out that Dubai Police has always been keen on harnessing available capabilities and security expertise, developing strategies to ensure security and safety, and providing high-quality services to partners, travellers, and airport users. 

During the inspection visit, the police chief reviewed the Department's achievements and initiatives in 2021; The Department maintained a perfect score of 100% in meeting the national and international standards for airport security. 

He was also briefed on the General Department of Airports Security's various initiatives in developing its work systems.

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