Abu Dhabi Airports expects 10.7 million passengers this year
Abu Dhabi International receives 5.26 million passengers in 2021
"Abu Dhabi International" recorded 2.43 million passengers in the last quarter of 2021. From the source
Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced the number of passengers for the year 2021, which showed that Abu Dhabi International Airport received more than 5.26 million passengers in 2021, as a result of the increase in passenger traffic during the last quarter, during which the movement of 2.43 million passengers was recorded, which is equivalent to 46% of the total number of passengers. Total number of passengers received by Abu Dhabi during the whole of 2021.
The data detailed that Abu Dhabi International Airport received five million,262,376 passengers during the year, compared to five million and 570,176 passengers in 2020, which is a decrease of 5.5% in light of the challenges faced by the aviation and airports sector due to travel restrictions, and a decrease in consumer demand as a result of pandemic conditions. COVID-19 around the world.
While the airport recorded an increase in the number of flights, which amounted to 74,176 flights during the year, an increase of 21.5% compared to 61,034 flights in 2020.
Sherif Al Hashimi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, said that the noticeable rise in passenger traffic during the last three months of 2021 is a clear indication of the sector's recovery and the growing demand.
He added: “Despite the potential effects of the new mutation on passenger traffic during the first part of 2022, we expect that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport will double this year to reach 10.7 million passengers, in light of the spread of vaccination programs, the easing of travel restrictions around the world, and the increase in Travelers' demand.
And the airline networks at Abu Dhabi International Airport expanded during 2021, which currently serves 103 destinations, compared to 75 destinations in 2020.
India topped the top five countries in terms of the number of passengers traveling through Abu Dhabi International Airport in 2021, registering 932,949 passengers, followed by Pakistan (550,728 passengers), Egypt (446,883 passengers), the United States (254201 passengers) and Saudi Arabia (244954 passengers). ).
Abu Dhabi International Airport has made remarkable progress in terms of passenger services during 2021 according to the Airports Council International’s indicators, including the hygiene index (95%), the feeling of safety (95%), the happiness index (94%), and the passenger health and safety index ( 92.9%).
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