UAE's Abu Dhabi International Airport passenger numbers up 13.9% - 2011 traffic highlights:
- Passenger numbers: 12.4 million, +13.9% year-on-year;
- Cargo volume: 481,500 tonnes, +10.0%.
ADAC: “The continuous increase of Abu Dhabi International Airport’s passenger traffic shows a true reflection of the growth that the Emirate is witnessing in trade, industry and tourism, and illustrates the significant investment and vision by ADAC in creating a world class airport. In December, we welcomed over 1,147 million passengers, recording 17.8% uplift in total passenger traffic. This made December the busiest month of the year for Abu Dhabi international Airport and the sixth consecutive month where we recorded more than a million passengers.” CEO, James E. Bennett, Source: Company statement, 25-Jan-2011.