Abu Dhabi Airports has introduced that its passenger site visitors on the 5 airports it manages within the emirate reached almost 6.3 million within the first half of this yr.
Passenger numbers at Abu Dhabi Worldwide, Al Ain Worldwide, Al Bateen Government, Delma and Sir Bani Yas Island stood at 6,299,725 throughout H1 2022.
These 5 airports mixed additionally recorded 94,538 flights over the identical interval, in keeping with state run information company WAM.
At Abu Dhabi Worldwide (AUH) alone, the emirate’s largest airport, the variety of scheduled passenger flights elevated by 94 per cent in comparison with the primary half of 2021.
AUH is related to 101 scheduled passenger locations served by 23 airways, in comparison with 76 locations by 19 airways over the identical interval final yr.
The highest 5 international locations by way of passenger volumes at AUH throughout H1 2022 had been India (1,280,000), Pakistan (485,000), UK (374,000), Saud Arabia (333,000) and Egypt (283,000). In the meantime, the highest 5 vacation spot airports had been London Heathrow (276,000), Delhi (225,000), Mumbai (221,000), Cochin (217,000) and Cairo (203,000).
Abu Dhabi Worldwide additionally dealt with 297,549 tonnes of air freight throughout the first half of the yr.
“The resumption of regional and international markets and profitable efforts of airways to accommodate calls for safely and successfully, have been instrumental to attaining these figures. Trying forward, our purpose is to proceed constructing on this success all through the second half of 2022,” stated Shareef Hashim Al Hashmi, chief government officer at Abu Dhabi Airports.
Abu Dhabi’s neighbouring emirate of Dubai in the meantime revealed earlier this month that Dubai Worldwide’s (DXB) half yearly site visitors reached 27.9 million passengers, just one.2 million shy of the airport’s complete annual site visitors final yr. DXB recorded 14.2 million passengers within the second quarter of 2022, a year-on-year bounce of 190.6 per cent.