Cargo activity handling in Abu Dhabi International Airport rose to 67,881 tonnes during the month of September, representing a 9.6 per cent increase when compared to 61,913 tonnes in September 2013. The airport has also reported a 23.9 per cent increase in passenger traffic as compared to last year. Aircraft movements increased to 13,070 in September 2014, recording 14.9 per cent growth when compared with 11,379 movements logged in September 2013.
Commenting on the latest figures, Ahmad Al Haddabi, chief operations officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Once again, Abu Dhabi International Airport delivered a strong performance with significant growth compared with last year. Increased activity by Etihad Airways’ new partner airlines Air Berlin, Jet Airways and Air Seychelles also had a positive impact.”