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July passenger traffic rises at AUH by 7.9%

Posted 23 August 2016 · Add Comment

Abu Dhabi Airports has released July 2016 passenger figures, which marked an increase by 7.9% at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) compared to the same month last year.

The month of July recorded 2,267,572  passengers travelling through the airport, exceeding last July’s figure of 2,100,929. 

Total arrivals at the airport were up by 10.4% at a figure of 1,074,022 in July, with departure numbers also increasing by 6.1% at a total figure of 1,180,504. As for the local arrivals specifically- arrivals to Abu Dhabi excluding transfer and transit- July witnessed numbers rise by 15.9% whilst local departures grew by 1.8%.

Arrival and departure transfers have both shown an increase of 8.0% and 8.6% respectively compared to July 2015. Eid and summer holidays were important factors in the increase in these figures.

The top city destinations from Abu Dhabi were London, Bangkok, Doha, Bombay and Manila respectively, representing 16% of the total traffic registered at the airport in July.

Traffic to India has recorded a significant increase of 15.6% in July, whilst traffic to the UK grew by 7.7%. The traffic to Australia has risen by 28.1%, while  traffic to the USA has also gone up by 17.2%. The US pre-clearance facility available at AUH has been a significant contributor to that growth.

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