Air passengers grows 14 per cent in Abu Dhabi

Air passengers grows 14 per cent in Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) on Saturday released passenger’s figures for the month of August reporting 14 per cent increase in air passengers during the month as compared to the corresponding period last year. This figure indicates rise in business and commercial activities during the period.

Cargo traffic also surged more than five percent to stand at 39,841 tonnes while passenger traffic stood at 1.09 million. ADAC is happy at the pace at which Abu Dhabi International Airport is growing. It generates its 21 per cent of its total revenue from London, Jeddah, Doha, Bangkok, and Manila routes.

James E Bennett, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, said: "The continuous increase of Abu Dhabi International Airport's passenger traffic goes in parallel with the growth that the emirate is witnessing in trade, industry and tourism.”

He expressed satisfaction over growth rate and said that they would continue to monitor the market and the travel trends by offering better connectivity with various routes for pushing the growth of Abu Dhabi Airports Company