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11/01/2023AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports confirms appointment of Maureen Bannerman as new Chief Commercial Officer

Abu Dhabi Airports announced the appointment of Maureen Bannerman as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) effective from January 2, 2023. Read More

06/12/2022AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports signs with Bombardier to create first purpose-built service hub for business aircrafts in the UAE

Abu Dhabi Airports announced the official ground-breaking of Bombardier’s new service centre at the Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). The company sees business aviation as a strategically important facet that’s growing rapidly in the region’s aviation ecosystem. The development of the new Bombardier MRO at Abu Dhabi International Airport is one of several key investments Abu Dhabi Airports is supporting with the ultimate goal of establishing Abu Dhabi as an active and dynamic business aviation hub. Read More

26/11/2022AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports announces 4.7 million passenger traffic in 2022 third quarter

Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the five airports in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, today released its passenger traffic results report for the third quarter of 2022. The report highlights impressive passenger traffic figures across Abu Dhabi International, Al Ain International, Al Bateen Executive, Delma Island and Sir Bani Yas Island airports between 1 July and 30 September 2022. During this period, passenger traffic totalled 4.7 million passengers, a rise of 250% compared to the 1.3 million passengers in Q3 2021. Read More

25/11/2022AD Airports4D Accreditation awarded to Al Bateen Executive Airport by General Civil Aviation Authority

Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that Al Bateen Executive Airport has received 4D Accreditation from the General Civil Aviation Authority. A unique and prestigious aviation industry accolade, receiving 4D Accreditation means Al Bateen can now accommodate wide-body aircrafts without operational challenges, limitations or civil aviation pre-approval, thus bolstering the airport’s profile, capacity and future business prospects. Read More

21/11/2022AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Free Zone welcomes international delegation to explore collaboration opportunities

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) welcomed a delegation of International investors to its premises to strengthen commercial bonds and explore collaboration opportunities. Facilitated by the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) on the side lines of the Abu Dhabi Finance Week (14-18 November), the delegation included representatives from 12 companies based in France, Germany, Israel and South Korea. Read More

10/11/2022AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Joins Pharma.Aero as Strategic Member for Middle East Region

Abu Dhabi Airports has joined Pharma.Aero, the global membership network for Life Science and MedTech manufacturers, certified cargo communities and airport operators, as a strategic member representing the Middle East. Read More

07/11/2022AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Inks Agreement to Accelerate the Future of Advanced Air Mobility

Abu Dhabi Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding with leading French engineering and operations firm Groupe ADP to explore the potential of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) in Abu Dhabi, a new concept of air transportation which uses electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to move people and cargo. Read More

04/11/2022AD AirportsAl-Futtaim LEXUS named exclusive partner for Abu Dhabi Airports’ VIP Terminal Services

Abu Dhabi Airports, the manager and operator of the emirate’s five airports, announced today the signing of an exclusive agreement with Al-Futtaim Lexus to provide value-added services for passengers traveling through the VIP terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Read More

02/11/2022AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Gears Up to Launch Advanced Biometric Technology with Touchless Boarding

Abu Dhabi Airports is gearing up to launch advanced biometric technology, which uses a passenger’s facial features as their passport to offer a seamless experience throughout their travel journey at Abu Dhabi International Airport, from the time they arrive at the airport to the time they board their flight. Read More

28/10/2022ADACOperator of Abu Dhabi’s five airports reveals new corporate brand identity

Abu Dhabi Airports today announced its refreshed brand architecture and visual identity, as the operator of Abu Dhabi’s five airports reaffirms its commitment to developing the aviation sector in the UAE’s capital. The refreshed brand architecture, unifying the visual identity of Abu Dhabi Airports and its subsidiaries, draws inspiration from Abu Dhabi’s visionary leadership, economic vision and reputation as one of the world’s most touristic destinations. Read More

24/10/2022ADAC Abu Dhabi Airports to Host Air Expo 2022 from 1-3 November

The Aviation elite will descend on the nation’s capital between November 1-3 where the tenth series of the Abu Dhabi Air Expo will open with huge participation from general aviation, airlines, airports and airport authorities, civil aviation, aviation technology, Cargo and so much more within the sector. Read More

04/10/2022ADACAbu Dhabi Airports and Abu Dhabi University Partner to Empower New Generation of Aviation Professionals

Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the emirate’s five airports, announced today a new partnership with Abu Dhabi University, one of the largest private universities in the UAE, that will see the two parties strengthen ties by exchanging expertise and encouraging training and research projects in support of aviation talent and industry development. Read More

26/09/2022ADABCAbu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Ready to Welcome New Cargo Businesses at Cargo Village and Terminal

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ), a subsidiary of AD Airports, revealed that they are approaching successful completion of the Cargo Village and Terminal rehabilitation project. Read More

20/09/2022ADACAbu Dhabi Airports Launches New Initiative to Empower Next Generation of Aviation Professionals

Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the emirate’s five airports, announced today the launch of “ASAAS”, a new programme that aims to attract, recruit and train Emirati university graduates who are interested in joining the aviation sector. The programme will seek to empower them with knowledge and experience in airport operations and management. Read More

02/09/2022ADACAbu Dhabi International Airport Offers Shuttle Bus for Passengers in Response to Surging Demand

In response to strong growth in passenger demand, Abu Dhabi Airports today announced the launch of AUH Express, a new shuttle bus service that will run between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Dubai until the end of the year. Read More