Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Abu Dhabi Airport's passenger traffic up  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 17/08/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(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.

 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 6 2015 - Accidental bombing kills seven in BaghdadKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) At least seven people were killed on Monday when a warplane mistakenly dropped a bomb on a residential area in Iraq's capital Baghdad, police said.The Iraqi plane dropped the ...

 Jul 6 2015 - Jordan says it has foiled Iran-backed bomb attackKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Jordanian authorities have foiled a "terrorist" attack and arrested an Iraqi man in possession of explosives said to have come from Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a judicial ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Engineer booked for molesting 2 cleanersKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) An engineer faced two counts of molestation for allegedly sexually harassing two female cleaners at his place on March 12.The 23-year-old Egyptian's behaviour took the women ...

 Jul 6 2015 - Dubai-based health care group to rebuild 500 houses in NepalKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The charitable arm of one of the leading health care groups in the UAE, Aster DM Foundation, has donated Dh1.4million to rebuild 500 houses in the quake-hit Nepal.Dr Azad ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE's electoral base for FNC polls gets 66% widerKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The National Election Committee (NEC) during its 12th meeting, held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, has adopted the electoral college for the Federal National Council (FNC) Elections ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Three face attempted murder charges over road rage, sword attackKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Three Emiratis stood trial in a Dubai court over an alleged case of road rage that ended in a sword attack.Two jobless men, and an accomplice who is still at large, faced ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Dana Gas at 7-month high after Kurdish ruling boostKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dana Gas shares jumped on Sunday to the highest level in seven months following a favourable court ruling in an arbitration case in London.The Abu Dhabi-listed firm's stock ...

 Jul 6 2015 - Tourism Authority of Thailand launches mobile app for Muslim visitorsKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Tourism Authority of Thailand, or TAT, has launched its first smartphone application designed specifically to make it easier for the growing number of Muslim visitors to ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Cityscape Global sees 30 per cent growth in exhibition spaceKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The continued confidence in Dubai's maturing real estate market has been underlined by a 30 per cent increase in exhibitors at the Middle East's largest property showcase, ...

 Jul 6 2015 - GCC mobile market to grow 29% by 2019Khaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai: The GCC's mobile connected devices market is expected to increase by around 29 per cent to 45 million units by 2019 compared to 35 million units in 2015, according to ...

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