Abu Dhabi Airport: 11m Passengers in 2010

Reuters24.01.2011 UAE
Abu Dhabi Airport: 11m Passengers in 2010

Abu Dhabi Airport: 11m Passengers in 2010

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Abu Dhabi International Airport saw passenger traffic grow 12.2% in 2010 as new airlines started operations and existing ones expanded to new destinations, the airport's operating company said on Sunday.Nearly 11 million passengers passed through the airport in 2010, a statement from the Abu Dhabi Airports Co (ADAC) said.
'2010 witnessed strong traffic development at Abu Dhabi International Airport, well above the world airport's average growth,' James Bennett, Chief Executive of ADAC said in the statement.
In 2010, the airport added 5 new international airlines, 6 new destinations and serviced an average of 41 additional frequencies from its existing airlines - a 13% increase in the total weekly outbound flights compared with the previous year.
London, Bangkok, Doha, Manila and Cairo continue to be the top 5 routes, collectively claiming 20% of the total passenger traffic during 2010, ADAC said.
The airport handled 438,000 tonnes of cargo in 2010, up 16% over the previous year.

Source: Reuters



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