Abu Dhabi Registers 14.5% Passenger Growth in September

The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today released its traffic report for Abu
Dhabi International Airport during the month of September 2012, which shows a
14.5% growth in passenger traffic compared with the same month in 2011, with
1.2 million passengers passing through its facilities.

A total of 10,057 aircraft movements produced growth of 8.4% for the month of
September compared to the same period last year.  The cargo volume recorded in September was 48,525 tonnes, representing an increase of 24.9% compared to the same month last year.

Commenting on the traffic report, Eng Ahmad Al Haddabi, Chief Operating Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), said: “This consistent double digit growth in passenger traffic during the month of September indicates that 2012 will be another record year for
Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The increasing attractiveness of Abu Dhabi as a trade and tourism destination is boosting inbound and outbound traffic, while the airport continues to offer efficient connectivity for transfer passengers across all continents.”

The top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport during September were Bangkok, London, Doha, Manila and Cairo.