Passenger traffic up by 5.6% at Abu Dhabi International Airport in May

Published on : Friday, July 1, 2016

Abu Dhabi AirportAbu Dhabi Airports announced a 5.6% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) for May 2016, compared to the same month last year. A total of 1,982,010 people traveled through AUH last month, exceeding May 2015’s figure of 1,877,440.

 

 

A number of destinations witnessed noteworthy growth in passenger traffic, with the UK exceeding its May 2015 figures by 18.4% last month, and Egypt recording a 24.3% increase over the same period last year.

 

 

The number of travelers with AUH as their final destination was 355,457 up by 4.6%. The top-five routes were Bombay, Doha, London Heathrow, Manila and Jeddah respectively.

 

 

Arrival and departure transfers both showed an increase of 7.5% and 7.7% respectively compared to the same month last year, while the total number of transfer passengers recorded was 1,279,599, up by 7.6 %, reflecting the airport’s connectivity and position as a global hub.

 

 

Traffic May        Year to date                         
This Year Last Year % Var This Year Last Year % Var
Total Passengers  

 

1,982,010

 

 

 

 

1,877,440

 

 

5.6%  

 

9,986,981

 

 

 

 

9,263,497

 

 

 

 

7.8%

 

 

 

Total Aircraft Movements

 

 

14,452

 

 

 

14,725

 

 -1.9%  

 

70,730

 

 

 

 

70,521

 

 

0.3%

 

Cargo (metric tons)

65,644 73,476 -10.7% 320,551 341,333 -6.1%

 

Source:- Abu Dhabi Airport

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