Abu Dhabi International Airport passed two major milestones in July as two million passengers travelled through the airport for the first time in a month, while over one million departures were also recorded.
A total of 2,100,929 passen
Middle East carriers saw passenger traffic increase by 10.5 per cent in June, while capacity jumped 19.5 per cent causing a plunge in load factor by 5.7 percentage points to 74.3 per cent, said a report.
Although results were positive,
Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport hit record numbers in July, crossing the 2 million passenger mark within a single month.
To celebrate this new record, Abu Dhabi Airports welcomed its two millionth passenger, S
Dubai International Airport saw 5.9 million passengers pass through its facility in June, registering a 16.7 per cent increase compared to 5 million passengers in the same period last year.
The year to date traffic surged 10.4 per
Jazeera Airways, a Kuwait-based carrier, has reported an 11 per cent increase in passenger numbers in May, compared to the same period last year.
Routes serving Istanbul (Turkey), Beirut (Lebanon), and Amman (Jordan) saw a 12 per
Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest by international traffic, has registered a 23.2 per cent jump in passenger traffic in May which rose to 6.27 million passengers compared to the same period last year.
Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) recorded over 2.6 million passengers move through its facility since the beginning of the year, but fell 8.1 per cent in comparison to passenger traffic figures for the same period in 2014.
Emirates is expecting higher than normal passenger traffic on its flights this weekend, with over 62,000 travellers scheduled to fly out of Dubai, UAE, on June 26.
As travellers plan to head home or abroad for the summer holiday season,
Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport jumped 15.5 per cent in April to 1.87 million from 1.62 million last year due to the increased flights and new routes by airlines, said a statement from Abu Dhabi Airports.
Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), Jordan's largest airport located in Amman, witnessed an 8.5 per cent year-to-date decrease in passengers during the first four months of the year, recording 2,089,816 passengers compared to 2,282,894