25-Jan-2012 5:40 PM

Abu Dhabi Airport reports 14% increase in 2011 pax to 12.4 million, cargo up 10%

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%. 
The top 10 routes from Abu Dhabi International Airports during 2011 were: London Heathrow; Doha; Bangkok; Manila, Jeddah; Sydney; Cairo; Frankfurt; Bahrain and Paris Charles de Gaulle. These destinations collectively generated 32.9% of the airport total passengers traffic. [more - original PR]

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.