30-Sep-2013 12:14 PM

Abu Dhabi International Airport pax numbers up 19% in Aug-2013, cargo up 30%

UAE's Abu Dhabi International Airport passenger numbers up 18.5% - traffic highlights for Aug-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.5 million, +18.5% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 60,235 tonnes, +29.9%;
  • Aircraft movements: 11,608, +15.5%. [more - original PR]

The airport stated (29-Sep-2013) the top five destinations in Aug-2013 were Bangkok, London, Doha, Manila and Bahrain.

Abu Dhabi Airports: “The robust growth in August was primarily due to the busy Eid holiday and the beginning of the ‘back to school’ season. As passenger traffic continues to grow, Abu Dhabi International Airport will ensure optimal use of resources to cater to expected travel peaks and continue to deliver exceptional service on par with leading airports worldwide,” Ahmad Al Haddabi, Chief Operations Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports. Source: Company statement, 29-Sep-2013.

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