Abu Dhabi Airports passenger traffic rises 17.4% in October

Abu Dhabi Airports passenger traffic rises 17.4% in October

A total of 1,689,983 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport in October 2014, compared with 1,439,356 in the same month of 2013.



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Published: Thu 27 Nov 2014, 11:26 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 5:08 PM

Abu Dhabi— Abu Dhabi Airports announced that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 17.4 per cent in the month of October. A total of 1,689,983 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport in October 2014, compared with 1,439,356 in the same month of 2013. There were 13,700 aircraft movements in October 2014, representing a 15.2 per cent increase over the 11,891 movements that took place in October 2013. Cargo activity in October 2014 was 72,170 tonnes handled at the airport’s three terminals, a 16 per cent increase when compared to October 2013.

Commenting on the latest passenger figures, Ahmad Al Haddabi, chief operations officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Abu Dhabi International Airport continued to see double digit growth in passenger numbers in October and was especially busy at the start of the month for the Eid Al Adha holiday and the hajj season. The airport will continue to invest in enhancing its services and connectivity to attract more traffic to the capital. In late October, we unveiled the newly renovated Al Reem Lounge, a further example of our commitment to offering travelers the best possible experience as more and more of them visit Abu Dhabi.”


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