Abu Dhabi Airport Passenger Traffic Up 2.5 Per Cent
Published DateNew figures released on Sunday show aircraft, cargo, and passenger traffic increased at Abu Dhabi International Airport in August, but the rate of growth slowed. The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) said there was a 12.5 per cent rise in aircraft traffic in August compared with the same month last year, a 6.2 per cent increase in cargo movments and 2.5 per cent increase in passenger movement – compared to 10.3 per cent in July.
ADAC attributes the increase in air traffic movements to “the significant number of new airlines establishing routes from Abu Dhabi in the previous 12 months, as well as established carriers launching new routes.” Etihad Airways began service to Istanbul, Athens, Larnaca, and Chicago. The biggest market for Abu Dhabi International Airport is India, which had an 8 per cent increase in passenger traffic. Pakistan is the second biggest market, followed by the UK.
More Airports News
Passenger traffic at Doha’s Hamad International Airport grows by 20%
Sunday, 18 September 2016
Hamad International Airport (HIA) welcomed 17.6 million passengers during the first half of 2016, ...
World’s first 7-star airport inaugurated
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
To accompany the world’s only 7-star hotel, Dubai has constructed the world’s first ...
Creative art pieces on display at Doha’s Hamad International Airport
Thursday, 17 March 2016
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Mr. Akbar Al Baker spoke about the importance of art and ...
Doha's Hamad International Airport launches new App
Saturday, 05 March 2016
Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched a bluetooth iBeacon enabled mobile app to ...
British Airways opens lounge at Dubai International
Sunday, 28 February 2016
British Airways has unveiled its prestigious new lounge at the newly built Concourse D in ...
Dubai International holds international airport top spot
Wednesday, 03 February 2016
Dubai International retained its position as the world’s number one hub for international ...
Start your Adventure
North & South America