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Abu Dhabi International Airport to offer 10% more scheduled services in Summer 2010

8-Apr-2010 9:07 AM

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) stated (07-Apr-2010) a combination of frequency increases, new destinations and new airlines establishing in Abu Dhabi will lead to a 10% projected year-on-year increase in the total number of flights offered to/from Abu Dhabi over Summer 2010 (Apr-2010 to Oct-2010). During Summer 2010, airlines will operate 835 weekly scheduled services from the airport, to 80 international destinations in 45 countries. The expansion of Etihad Airways is also a significant contributor to the growth, with its launch of five times weekly service to Tokyo and Nagoya, as well as frequency increases to many other destinations. New airlines operating services to the airport over Summer 2010 including Air France's five times weekly Paris-Abu Dhabi service, GMG Airlines' twice weekly Dhaka-Abu Dhabi service and Royal Falcon Airlines' twice weekly service from Amman. The top international destinations for the airport in Summer 2010 include Doha (70 weekly frequencies) and Bahrain (61), followed by Muscat, Kuwait, London and Amman. [more]