ADIA’s August rush reports 24.8% increase

Departure area of Abu Dhabi International Airport
Departure area of Abu Dhabi International Airport

The month of August was boom time for Abu Dhabi Airports. Recent reports revealed that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 24.8%. A total of 1,920,934 passengers passed through the airport, compared with 1,538,632 in August of 2013.

Aircraft movement was also on the rise reaching 13,395 movements, representing a 15.4% increase over the 11,608 movements that took place the previous year.

Eng Ahmad Al Haddabi, chief operations officer at Abu Dhabi Airports said: “Abu Dhabi is increasingly being seen a preferred tourism and business destination. We are constantly working hard on enhancing our services through various initiatives including the capacity enhancement program.”

In August 2014, the top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport were Bangkok, London Heathrow, Doha, Manila, and Bahrain. The top five routes accounted for 15% of all traffic.

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