UAE air traffic rises 8.7% in August

21 Sep 2010

(MENAFN) Official figures released by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) showed that air traffic movements in the UAE increased by 8.7 percent last month, compared to the same month last year, WAM reported.

The GCAA’s monthly report stated that total air traffic movements in August reached 53,525 � an average of 1,727 air traffic movements per day.

Over flights were the next most common movement, with 11,776 recorded, while Abu Dhabi ranked third with 8,003 movements for the month.

Maktoum International Airport saw the least amount of air traffic movements in the country with just 20 recorded, the report stated.

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