Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased 2.6 per cent in January compared to the previous year.
The airport’s operator said it received 2.2 million passengers last month, with a 2 per cent increase in traffic from India and 14.1 per cent increase in traffic from the UK after the addition of a third A380 inbound and outbound from London.
Abu Dhabi also saw an 18.4 per cent increase in traffic from Egypt after Etihad Airways launched a fourth daily flight to the country and Fly Egypt launched flights from Alexandria.
By city ,the most passengers came from London, up 23 per cent, Bangkok, up 2 per cent, Bombay, up 13 per cent, Doha, up 2 per cent and Jeddah, up 4 per cent.
Passenger traffic at the airport increased 5.1 per cent last year with 24,482,119 travellers in total in 2016.