Abu Dhabi Airports recently announced a 21.7% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport for July. A total of 1,703,995 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport in July 2014, compared with 1,399,695 in 2013.
Aircraft movements reached 13,188, representing a 16.1% increase over the 11,355 movements reported in July 2013.
Eng Ahmad Al Haddabi, chief operations officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “The rate at which passenger numbers are increasing year on year continues to follow a significant upward trend. The figures were boosted by the Eid Al Fitr holiday as well as summer holiday season. The Midfield Terminal Complex, which is being built to meet this increasing growth, continues to progress on schedule.”
In July 2014, the top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport were London Heathrow, Doha, Manila, Bangkok and Jeddah accounting for 15% of all traffic.