Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Passengers up 22.5% at Abu Dhabi International Airport  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 08/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) In a statement the airport regulator said passenger traffic rose 22.

abu dhabi international airport caters to more than 40 international airlines connecting the uae’s capital with more than 96 destinations in over 54 countries globally. — kt file photo

abu dhabi airports on saturday said passenger traffic and cargo activity at abu dhabi international airport recorded strong double-digit year-on-year growth in april due to etihad airways’ growth strategy.

in a statement the airport regulator said passenger traffic rose 22.5 per cent in april as 1620324 passengers used the airport during the month growing from 1515407 in the same period a year ago.

aircraft movements increased to 12420 in april 2014 recording a 16.4 per cent growth compared with 10673 movements logged in april 2013.

the airport’s cargo statistics showed that it handled 16.6 per cent more freight in april this year as 60059 tonnes of cargo were handled compared to 51511 tonnes in the same month last year.

“today abu dhabi international airport caters to more than 40 international airlines connecting the uae’s capital with more than 96 destinations in over 54 countries globally. this is as a result of etihad’s growth strategy evident in new routes to be served this summer including non-stop flights from abu dhabi to los angeles in the us zurich in switzerland belgrade in serbia perth in australia jaipur in india and yerevan in armenia” eng ahmad al haddabi chief operations officer of abu dhabi airports said in a statement to khaleej times on saturday.

he said abu dhabi international airport will also see more flights from its other airline partners this summer especially in the gulf region in saudi arabia qatar and bahrain. “additionally more aircraft will fly to pakistan with extra flights to lahore islamabad karachi peshawar and rahim yar khan. hyderabad chennai and bangalore will each witness 14 extra flights a week from abu dhabi — the greatest growth in the indian market” he said.

the top five routes from abu dhabi international airport during april were bangkok manila london heathrow doha and jeddah. passenger numbers have continued to increase over the past few years making the airport one of the fastest growing aviation hubs in the world and substantiating the need for the new midfield terminal building currently under construction.

“abu dhabi airports is on track to handle this significant increase in air traffic through the upgrade and expansion of our facilities exciting new retail offerings and integration of services to ensure a world class travel experience for passengers. we are looking forward to a busy summer programme” al haddabi said.


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 21 2014 - Saudi- Muhammad Ali hospitalized with mild pneumoniaArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) LOUISVILLE: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was in stable condition after being hospitalized with a "mild" case of pneumonia his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.The 72-year-old Ali was ...

 Dec 21 2014 - Al-Naimi is 'confident' oil prices will improveArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) ABU DHABI: Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Ali Al-Naimi said he was confident world prices would improve after a slide he blamed partly on 'lack of cooperation' by ...

 Dec 21 2014 - Irresponsible non-OPEC output behind oil price plunge: UAEArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) ABU DHABI: "Irresponsible" levels of output by producers from outside the OPEC oil cartel is among the main causes of the slump in prices the UAE energy minister charged ...

 Dec 21 2014 - Gulf oil producers stand firm on OPEC outputAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) Oil-rich Arab Gulf countries stood firm against non-OPEC crude producers on Sunday, vowing they will not cut output nor hold an emergency cartel meeting to support slumping ...

 Dec 21 2014 - Saudi produces 74 percent of GCC polymer capacityMENAFN
(MENAFN) The National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NATPET), a Saudi joint stock company, has revealed that 74 percent of the GCC's polymer capacity, totaling 17.6 million tons, was produced in the ...

 Dec 21 2014 - Algeria worried on falling oil pricesMENAFN
(MENAFN) Algeria, which oil revenues make up 97 percent of its hard currency earnings and 60 percent of the government's budget, is beginning to feel the impact of the fall in oil prices that led it ...

 Dec 21 2014 - UAE's non-oil trade hits USD142b in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) The UAE's Federal Customs Authority (FCA) said that the value of direct total foreign non-oil trade has reached USD142.8 billion during the January-June period of 2014, Arabian Business ...

 Dec 21 2014 - UAE slams non-OPEC members on rising oil productionMENAFN
(MENAFN) The UAE's Ministry of Energy said that the decision made by the Organization of the Petroleum Countries (OPEC) not to cut production was correct despite the prices continuing with their drop ...

 Dec 21 2014 - Oman's OLC, Spanish CLH sign USD320m contractMENAFN
(MENAFN) Orpic Logistics Company (OLC), a joint venture between Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic), announced it has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) ...

 Dec 21 2014 - UAE's Hakkasan acquires USD36m The Light GroupMENAFN
(MENAFN) Hakkasan Group, the hospitality and entertainment company owned by Abu Dhabi-based Tasameem Real Estate, announced it has acquired The Light Group from Morgans Hotel Group (MHG), Arabian ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help