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Abu Dhabi Airport reports 2.5% increase in Aug-2009 pax

28-Sep-2009 11:41 AM

UAE’s Abu Dhabi International Airport reports (27-Sep-2009) the following traffic highlights in Aug-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 892,000, +2.5% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 34,003 tonnes, +6.2%;
  • Aircraft movements: 8,802, +12.4%. [more]

Abu Dhabi Airport Company: “In this challenging time for the aviation industry, Abu Dhabi International Airport is still seeing positive growth, route developments, and increasing cargo loads. In spite of the current global slowdown in air transport, the strength of our economy and the commercial fundamentals of the Abu Dhabi market have ensured increasing demand...The work we are doing now will cement our position as an airport of choice for both airlines and passengers in the near future,” Ahmed Al Haddabi, Senior Vice President Airport Operations. Source: ADAC, 27-Sep-2009.