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Abu Dhabi International Airport pax numbers up 22% in Mar-2012, cargo up

23-Apr-2012 1:26 PM

UAE's Abu Dhabi International Airport passenger numbers up 22% – traffic highlights:

  • Mar-2012:
    • Passenger numbers: 1.2 million, +22% year-on-year;
    • Cargo volume: +11%;
  • Three months ended Mar-2012:

Doha, Bangkok, London, Manila and Jeddah registered the highest traffic from Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first quarter of 2012, whilst the Far East ranked as the top region generating 39% of the airport traffic, followed by the Middle East with 25%, and Europe with 22%.

ADAC: “Based on the first quarter results and the increased aircraft movement and passenger traffic projected during the rest of the year, 2012 looks set to be another record year for Abu Dhabi International Airport,” Harib Al Hameli, VP operations, Abu Dhabi International Airport, ADAC. Source: Company statement, 21-Apr-2012.