Khaleej Times, Tuesday, Jul 05, 2022 | Zul Hijjah 6, 1443
Abu Dhabi airport to witness surge in passenger traffic during Eid Al Adha, summer holidays
Emirates: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
will witness a boost in traffic during Eid Al Adha and the summer season,
according to the latest passenger estimates announced by Abu Dhabi Airports.
Authorities said on Monday that 2.8 million passengers are expected to use AUH
airport during July and August this year of which 414,000 are specific to the
Eid Al Adha travel season between July 7 and 15, 2022.
Francois Bourienne, Chief Commercial Officer, Abu Dhabi Airports said: “We are
excited to keep the momentum going as the industry continues to recover and
consumer confidence rebounds. Traffic during this upcoming peak season will
ultimately have a positive impact on our 2022 traffic estimates of over 13
million passengers passing through Abu Dhabi International by the end of this
Passengers flying from AUH are encouraged to benefit from the online/remote
check-in, baggage drop-off points and other services provided by airlines to
ensure a smooth airport experience and avoid potential delays.
The airport’s PCR Test facility also remains available as an optional service at
Dh40 for passengers who would like to activate their Green Pass on Al Hosn App,
which is mandatory to enter public places, tourist attractions, commercial
centres and other facilities in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.