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Indian cities Delhi, Mumbai and Cochin among top five air traffic sources in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed over 4.5 million passengers during the summer months, as the season saw a high traffic of passengers heading to and leaving from Abu Dhabi.

india Updated: Sep 06, 2019 11:34 IST
Press Trust of India
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Delhi, Mumbai and Cochin are among the top five international cities that contributed to the highest share of traffic through the Abu Dhabi airport.
Delhi, Mumbai and Cochin are among the top five international cities that contributed to the highest share of traffic through the Abu Dhabi airport.(PTI Photo)
         

Delhi, Mumbai and Cochin are among the top five international cities that contributed to the highest share of traffic through the Abu Dhabi airport during the summer period, officials said.

The Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed over 4.5 million passengers during the summer months, as the season saw a high traffic of passengers heading to and leaving from Abu Dhabi.

The top five destinations that saw the highest share of traffic through the AUH during the summer period included London, Delhi, Mumbai, Cairo and Cochin.

Together these cities and Abu Dhabi International Airport processed 900,104 passengers, a statement released by the AUH said on Thursday.

The Eid Al Adha period, which falls between July 7 and July 17, saw the busiest time with 713,297 passengers arriving, departing and transiting from the airport. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad airways operates 159 return flights every week between Abu Dhabi and 10 key Indian cities of Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Sep 06, 2019 11:33 IST