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Abu Dhabi Airport Welcomes 2.3 Million Travellers

More than 2.3 million passengers passed though Abu Dhabi International Airport in August, a yearon- year increase of 2.3 percent,

bringing the total figure for the first eight months of the year to over 16.4 million, up 6.2 percent.

Compared to August 2015, traffic to India soared 14.3 percent, upholding its position as the most popular country from the hub.

Meanwhile, visitor volumes to the UK rose 4.2 percent to 153,208 and with a boost of 12.3 percent, due to pilgrims travelling for Hajj, Saudi Arabia became to fourth busiest destination.

With the introduction of Etihad Airways' three daily services and Egypt Air's enhanced offering of 13 flights each week, numbers to and from Egypt rose 26.6 percent.

Despite the surge in passenger figures, total aircraft movements in the aforementioned month declined 2.4 percent in contrast to 2015.