2.3 Million Passengers at AUH in August

Published on : Thursday, September 29, 2016

abu-Dhabi-airportIn August 2016, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed 2.3 million passengers, marking an increase of 2.3% compared to August 2015.

Since the beginning of the year, passenger traffic has grown 6.2% from the same period last year, with 16,422,763 passengers between January 1 and August 31.

Total arrivals numbered 1,119,616, signifying a 2.3% increase.
Passenger traffic to India grew 14.3% on 2015, maintaining its position as the top destination, with 378,675 passengers throughout August.
Passengers to the UK totaled 153,208, representing a 4.2% increase compared to August 2015.

Saudi Arabia rose to become the fourth busiest destination, with traffic to and from the country increasing by 12.3%, largely due to the high volume of pilgrims traveling for Hajj.
Passenger traffic to and from Egypt rose 26.6%, impacted by Etihad’s introduction of thrice-daily flights, and Egypt Air’s increased service of 13 flights per week.

August Traffic Summary:

Traffic August Year to date
This Year Last Year % Var This Year Last Year % Var
Total Passengers 2,306,832 2,254,809 2.3% 16,422,763 15,467,315 6.2%
Total Aircraft Movements 14,910 15,277 -2.4% 114,057 115,274 -1.1%
Cargo (metric tons) 68,728 70,857 -3.0% 524,274 554,028 -5.4%

Source:- Abu Dhabi Airport

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