Abu Dhabi airport sees passenger increase

22/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Abu Dhabi airport sees passenger increase

The number of passengers passing through Abu Dhabi International Airport increased in May, according to new figures.Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has announced that more than 943,000 passengers passed through the hub in May.This represented an increase of 14 per cent when compared to the same month last year.Ahmed Al Haddabi, senior vice-president of airports operations at ADAC said: "The continuous increase of Abu Dhabi International Airport's passenger traffic goes in parallel with the increased frequencies, new destinations and new airlines operating at our airport."With the 900 weekly flights scheduled from the capital's airport this summer season, this growth trend is expected to continue. At the same time the refurbished Terminal 1 will further improve the passenger experience at Abu Dhabi International Airport."ADAC figures also showed that cargo traffic also grew by four per cent to 40,240 tonnes.