Airlines expect to carry some 3.6 billion passengers in 2016, marking about 800 million more than the 2.8 billion passengers they flew in 2011, said a forecast issued by the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
Dubai Airports has projected rapid growth in its international passenger numbers and cargo traffic over the next 10 years outperforming industry projections for average annual growth of 5 per cent globally.
Dubai Airports in its ten year t
Yemenia, the national carrier of Yemen, said it has signed up air transport IT specialist, SITA to manage its passenger growth and provide network communication services for the airline’s offices worldwide.
The move comes as Yemenia said i
Air Arabia, a leading low-cost carrier in the region, said it has flown a total of 551,041 passengers in the first half, up 16.8 per cent, compared to 471, 828 in the same period last year.
The Sharjah-based carrier recorded an average sea
The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) said the Duty Free spend had far outpaced passenger growth at emiraate's airport with an increase of over 26.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2010.
Based on a parallel, the over 13.8 per cent in
Oman Air said the airline has seen a considerable increase in its passenger volume with 1,984,853 passengers registered in 2008 as against the 1,513,071 the previous year.
The airline recorded a 31 per cent increase in the passenger traffi
Abu Dhabi International Airport witnessed a 32.3 per cent jump in it’s year-to-date (YTD) passenger growth in November with the airport handling 8,928,622 people during the period, according to the Abu Dhabi Airport Company (Adac).
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), the owner-operator of Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA), said it was witnessing strong passenger growth and was expecting to handle nine million passengers by the end of the year.
Releasing its month
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, expects to carry six million passengers this year after posting yet another record for its load factor last month.
The airline had its highest passenger load factor last month after