Abu Dhabi Airport Posts 10% Passenger Rise

25 May 2010 (Last Updated May 25th, 2010 18:30)

Abu Dhabi International Airport in the UAE has recorded a 10.1% rise in passenger traffic with figures of 866,475 in April, despite last month's volcanic ash crisis, which crippled traffic in Europe. Aircraft movements rose by 11.1% and cargo movements increased by 21.3% compared with t

Abu Dhabi International Airport in the UAE has recorded a 10.1% rise in passenger traffic with figures of 866,475 in April, despite last month's volcanic ash crisis, which crippled traffic in Europe.

Aircraft movements rose by 11.1% and cargo movements increased by 21.3% compared with the same period in April 2009.

International passenger traffic to the US increased by 160% in comparison with the previous year.