Abu Dhabi airport sees 20% growth in cargo traffic
Dhabi International Airport handled around 868,000 passengers in February, year on year growth of 8%.
Cargo throughput, at 37,867 tonnes, was up 20.3% year on year
Aircraft movements grew 5.8% to reach 9,000 landings and takeoffs.
Ahmed Al Haddabi, senior vice president of airport operations at ADAC, said: “February proved to be a good month for Abu Dhabi International Airport, welcoming the new services of V Australia and additional frequencies for our other airline partners.
“All segments continue to grow, despite the impact of the unrest in certain countries. At the same time, our refurbishment project in Terminal 1 is continuing on schedule, further improving the product and services to both airlines and passengers.”
Bangkok, London, Doha, Manila and Frankfurt took the lead as the top five destinations during February.
Cairo, previously one of the busiest routes, saw a -34% decrease in passenger numbers year on year.