Abu Dhabi airport passenger visitors up by 2.three per cent in August
September 29, 2016 5:34 pm
Abu Dhabi Worldwide Airport (AUH) noticed a 2.three per cent improve in passenger visitors in August in contrast with the identical month final yr, reveal the newest figures from operator Abu Dhabi Airports Firm (ADAC).
The airport welcomed 2.three million passengers in the course of the month, which noticed a 12.three per cent improve in visitors to and from Saudi Arabia largely because of the excessive quantity of pilgrims travelling for Hajj. Complete arrivals reached 1,119,616 in August.
The airport has witnessed a gentle progress in passenger visitors because the starting of the yr. A complete of sixteen,422,763 passengers handed by way of the airport between January 1 and August 31, registering a visitors progress of 6.2 per cent from the identical interval final yr.
India remained the highest marketplace for outbound journey from Abu Dhabi. Passenger visitors to the South Asian nation grew 14.three per cent, with 378,675 passengers travelling all through August. Passengers to the UK totalled 153,208, representing a four.2 per cent improve.
With the launch of Etihad Airways’ three every day flights, passenger visitors to Egypt rose by 26.6 per cent, Abu Dhabi Airports stated.
Supply: Press Launch