26-Jan-2017 8:35 AM

Abu Dhabi Airport pax increase, cargo decline in Dec/2016. Etihad holds 76% market share

Abu Dhabi Airport passenger numbers up 4% - traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2016:
    • Passengers: 2.2 million, +3.7% year-on-year;
    • Cargo: 66,126 tons, -1.3%;
    • Aircraft movements: 14,487, -0.2%;
  • 2016:
    • Passengers: 24.5 million, +5.1%;
    • Cargo: 799,868, -3.3%;
    • Aircraft movements: 172,069, -0.4%. [more - original PR]

The airport noted (25-Jan-2017) Etihad Airways accounted for 76% of traffic at the airport, handling more than 18.6 million passengers. The airport also noted significant traffic growth on key destinations such as the UK (+11.4%), while India remained the top destination with more than four million passengers, representing a market share of 18.1% and an annual growth of 13.3%.

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