From January 1 to June 30, 2023, Abu Dhabi International Airport experienced remarkable growth. In H1, the airport experienced a 67 percent increase in traffic compared to the previous year. It welcomed 10,258,653 passengers, handled 67,835 flights, and transported 259,461 tons of air freight.
The highest passenger traffic comes mostly from Mumbai, London, Delhi, Kochi, and Doha. The airport network expands across 114 destinations, and services 27 airlines. In projections, AUH is expected to emerge as a leading hub for air cargo and logistics.
Frank McCrorie, Chief Operations Officer, Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Our passenger traffic figures for the first half of 2023 highlight our extensive efforts to support Abu Dhabi’s increasingly vibrant business, tourism, and aviation sectors. Sustained increases in passenger numbers and flights also highlight Abu Dhabi Airports’ growth plans, in parallel with exemplary operations, technological integrations, and ever-expanding partnership ecosystem. Our aim is to build on this momentum, reinforcing Abu Dhabi International Airport’s position as a preferred airport in the region, with focus on delivering service excellence to our guests every day.”
This year, AUH was acknowledged for its unwavering dedication to delivering a world-class customer experience. Further, the airport earned the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award for ‘Best Airport at Arrivals Globally.’
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