abu-dhabi-airport-bahrain-airAbu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today released the first traffic report of the year for Abu Dhabi International Airport. The report that covers the month of January indicated a double digit increase of a 19.6% growth in passenger traffic, compared to the same month last year. The report reveals that over 1.3 million passengers passed through the airport’s facilities last month.

Aircraft movements, which also registered a positive growth of 12.6% in January, totaled 11,119. Similarly, cargo volume recorded an increase of 25% compared to the same month last year.  The cargo volume recorded in January 2013 reached 48,875 tonnes.

The top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport during January were Bangkok, London , Doha, Manila and Bahrain.