Recent statistics released by Abu Dhabi International Airport for May 2015 reported that overall passenger traffic was up by 14.9% compared to May 2014.
This was 1,877,440 passengers passing through the airport resulting in nearly 15,000 aircraft movements.
Number of passengers to and from Italy have grown by 166.5% compared to May 2014 to over 50,000 passengers. In addition, passengers flying to and from United States also registered similar increase with more than 106,000 passengers last month, translating into 49% growth in traffic compared with May 2014.
In terms of passenger numbers, India topped the list with over 305,000 passengers, up by 58.6% from the same period last year.
Eng Ahmad Al Haddabi, chief operations officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said, “We continue to see strong growth across all key sectors with both passenger and cargo facilities running smoothly. The ability to handle increases in traffic on this scale, month after month, is a testament to efforts and experience of our operations team.”
In May 2015, the top five destinations from Abu Dhabi International Airport were Mumbai, Manila, London Heathrow, Doha and Bangkok. The top five destinations accounted for 16% of all traffic.