Hike by 17.2% in Air passenger traffic for Abu Dhabi

Hike by 17.2% in Air passenger traffic for Abu DhabiOn Sunday, the Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced that the UAE capital's airport has seen passenger traffic hiking by 17.2% in the month of February.

Aircraft movements increased by 13.3%, and Bangkok became the airport's busiest destination, pushing London into second place.

Correspondingly, Doha, Bahrain and Manila were the third, fourth and fifth busiest destinations.

Freight tonnage increased by an even more notable 17.6%. Previous year, the same period saw the airport's cargo tonnage decreasing by 2.1%.

Ahmed Al Haddabi, senior vice president of airport operations, ADAC told, "From the start of this year, we have seen encouraging results as Abu Dhabi International Airport continues to grow steadily and strongly."