Press Releases

13/11/2017Abu Dhabi Airports upgrades its connectivity with an airport-wide fiber optic network

Abu Dhabi Airports has completed the installation of an airport wide fiber optic network (AWFON). The AWFON project was one of the biggest infrastructural projects to be undertaken by the company in the past year, with the aim of connecting the whole airport campus with a fully reliable and highly reliable backbone network. Read More

31/10/2017Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes inaugural airBaltic flight to the Capital

The Latvian airline has launched 4 weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Riga Read More

29/10/2017With 86% completion Abu Dhabi Airports’ launches “One Team Take-Off” gearing up for the MTB completion

Gearing up for the last phase in the MTB delivery, Abu Dhabi Airports’ hosted members of the MTB stakeholder’ community to an evening entitled “One Team Take-Off”; an initiative aimed at putting the roadmap that will ensure the delivery of the new mega airport terminal in 2019 as per the plans of the main contractor. Read More

22/10/2017Abu Dhabi Airports hosts Saudia Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation for a visit to Abu Dhabi International Airport and the Midfield Terminal Project

Abu Dhabi Airports’ executive management hosted a team from the General Authority for Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for tour of the current facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and its Midfield Terminal Building (MTB). Read More

18/10/2017AUH receives its prestigious awards for “Best Airport” & “Best Improved Airport” in the Middle East from ACI in Mauritius

Airports Council International (ACI) awarded yesterday Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) the “Best Airport in the Middle East” and “Best Improved Airport: the Middle East” accolades at the annual ASQ awards, held in Mauritius as part of the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition. Read More

15/10/2017Personalized Nutella Jars at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Passengers traveling through Abu Dhabi International Airport this season are now able to personalize their Nutella jar with their choice of message or name, which is a first in any airport within the region. Read More

09/10/2017Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 Setting a New Stage for its 5th Edition

Al Bateen Executive Airport, the first dedicated business aviation airport in the region, officially launched today the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Air Expo in response to huge demand from key industry professionals to participate. Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 will be held from 26th to 28th February 2018, as part of Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. Read More

08/10/20173 Pearl Rating for Al Bateen Executive Airport’s VVIP Terminal

Al Bateen Executive Airport’s VVIP Terminal has been awarded a 3 Pearl Rating by Estidama, the system used by the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities to acknowledge a building’s green credentials. Read More

05/10/2017Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed 2.16 million passengers in August

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) handled 2,161,831 passengers during the month of August 2017. Read More

05/10/2017Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed 2.1 million passengers in July

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) handled 2,138,458 passengers during the month of July 2017. Read More

04/10/2017Abu Dhabi Airport Launches “Fann at AUH” Initiative

As part of its ‘Abu Dhabi DNA’ initiative aimed at introducing Emirati culture and heritage to passengers, Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its “Fann at AUH” program at the capital’s airport. The new initiative, which means “art in Abu Dhabi” in English, includes several local art projects that will cover various locations around the airport, in an endeavor to reflect the UAE’s identity and spirit through innovative and unconventional artwork. Read More

02/10/2017Abu Dhabi Airports Employee nominated to represent UAE in Spartan Race World Championships

Abdulla Al Blooshi, Senior Manager Retail Concessions at Abu Dhabi Airports, is headed to Lake Tahoe in the USA, to take part in one of the world’s toughest endurance races. Read More

24/09/2017Saudi Arabia’s flag displayed at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s tower

Abu Dhabi International Airport displayed the Saudi Arabian flag at one of its air traffic control towers in celebration of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, highlighting the strong bond that ties the people of these two great nations. Read More

19/09/2017Abu Dhabi Airports achieves 65% increase in operating profit (EBIDA) so far this year with an 88% UAE national leadership team

Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it has achieved 65% increase in earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization (EBIDA)/ operating profit during the January-August period this year compared to the same period in 2016. This announcement comes after the company’s executive team weekly meeting that took place at Al Ain International Airport last week, led by Abdul Majeed Al Khoori, Acting CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports. Read More

17/09/2017Al Hilal Bank Partners with Abu Dhabi Airports’ VIP Terminal for Exclusive Memberships

Abu Dhabi Airports’ VIP Terminal, operated by National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, signed a partnership agreement with Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi, a progressive Islamic bank, to provide exclusive VIP Terminal access at Abu Dhabi International Airport to top-ranking customers. Read More