Abu Dhabi Airport Reports Q1 and March 2010 Traffic

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has reported a strong first quarter 2010 passenger traffic increase of 13.8% over the same period last year.

The airport also continued to maintain a robust performance on cargo with a 22.2% increase in tonnage during the same period. Aircraft movements for the first three months were also positive, posting a 13.9% increase.

The month of March 2010 alone saw similar growth trends with a 13.4% increase in passenger traffic, 23.4% on cargo, and 15.1% on aircraft movements.

 The top city destinations from Abu Dhabi, in Q1 2010, were: Bangkok, London, Doha, Manila and Bahrain; representing 21% of the total traffic handled by the airport in the first three months.

 The Q1 passenger and cargo data reflects the continued strength and growth being experienced at Abu Dhabi International Airport and that air traffic, in general, is rebounding strongly, against Q1 2009 figures, said Ahmad Al Haddabi, Senior Vice President Airports Operations of ADAC.

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