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MENAFN - Arab News - 17/08/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Abu Dhabi Airport announced a 19.4 percent increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first half of 2014 (Jan. 1 to June 30) compared to the first 6 months of 2013.

The airport's latest passenger statistics show that in the first half of 2014 a total of 9481744 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport compared with 7941922 in the equivalent period in 2013.

The number of aircraft movements rose to 73862 representing 11.8 percent growth compared with 65072 aircraft movements reported in H1 2013.

Cargo activity in the first six months of the year comprised 377885 tons handled at the three terminals representing a 16 percent increase when compared to the first half of 2013.

The month of June alone saw 1667551 passengers an increase of 21.4 percent compared with June 2013 (1374076 passengers).

Commenting on the half year traffic report Ahmad Al-Haddabi chief operations officer at Abu Dhabi Airports said: 'Almost 10 million passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport in the first six months of 2014 and it is reasonable to expect that number to be exceeded in the second half of the year. More and more people are choosing Abu Dhabi as a final destination or transit point and this is supported by the increased flight connectivity available at Abu Dhabi International Airport. We have always been aware of this continuing trend and have anticipated its impact. Accordingly we have invested considerable effort and resource in ensuring that the passenger experience at Abu Dhabi International Airport is always of the highest quality by increasing capacity and offering a broader range of services.'

Overall during the first six months of 2014 the top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport were Jeddah Bangkok Manila Doha and London Heathrow. During the period several new destinations were added to Abu Dhabi International Airport's network including Los Angeles Zurich and Jaipur.

India saw a massive increase in traffic for the first six months of 2014 which was the result of a number of new routes between Abu Dhabi and India being added including Chennai Hyderabad Jaipur and Bangalore.

Saudi Arabia Germany Pakistan and the UK were the next largest in terms of passenger traffic to and from Abu Dhabi. In terms of regions the Far East experienced the most passenger traffic followed by Europe and then the Middle East.

 


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