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Abu Dhabi airport reports slight drop in passenger numbers

Most popular destinations for passengers travelling to and from Abu Dhabi were London, Bangkok and Bombay

Abu Dhabi airport reports slight drop in passenger numbers

Abu Dhabi International airport reported a slight drop in passenger numbers for the month of October.

Abu Dhabi Airports said 1,903,556 passengers travelled through the transport hub during last month, a 0.9 percent drop in the figure (1,920,011) for the same month last year.

Passenger numbers for the first ten months of the year at Abu Dhabi, however, are up 5.4% on the number of travellers from last year.

The biggest increase in traffic route for the airport was to and from Bombay, India, which saw a 19 percent increase on passengers from 12 months ago.

In the GCC region, Abu Dhabi saw an 8 percent increase in the number of passengers travelling to Doha.

The most popular destinations for passengers travelling to and Abu Dhabi were London, Bangkok and Bombay.

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