UAE’s Abu Dhabi Airports Company reported (30-Jan-2011) retail revenue at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased 15% year-on-year to AED582 million (USD158.5 million) in 2010, on the back of a 12% increase in passenger numbers to 11 million at the airport. [more]
Abu Dhabi Airports Company: "Despite the challenging circumstances we have operated in during 2010, Abu Dhabi International Airport' duty free managed to set a new revenue record of AED582 million. The disrupted flight schedules during the volcanic eruption and the winter snowstorms in Europe together with the fact that we have been operating at half-capacity since August at Terminal 1 due to the refurbishments works, has made 2010 one of the most difficult years,” Huraiz Al Mur bin Huraiz, Chief Commercial Officer. Source: Abu Dhabi Airports Company, 30-Jan-2011.